Internet of Things Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Policy Coordinator & Programme Officer, Internet of Things Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission Franck Boissière is in charge of IoT policy developments, with a particular interest in interoperability, standardisation, cybersecurity, trust and privacy.
During his 25 years in the European Commission he has first been involved in a wide spectrum of research programmes (next-generation internet, high-performance computing, research infrastructures, cyber-physical systems and control), and during the last 10 years in many of the Digital Agenda and Digital Single Market policy such as standardisation, e-Commerce, digital payments and cybersecurity.
Before joining the European Commission Franck Boissière was working research engineer at France Télécom in charge of multimedia equipment, protocols and services. He received his engineering degree from the French Ecole Polytechnique in 1983 and specialised as telecom engineer in Telecom Paris.