Jean-Sébastien Bedo graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Télécom ParisTech in 2004. He is a member of the Board of Directors of 5G Infrastructure Association, of the Steering Board of NetWorld2020 ETP and the Chair of the Steering Board of 5G PPP projects. Since 2009, he has been working for Orange Innovation, Marketing and Technologies department as strategic advisor for network technology choices. Before that, he was head of Orange research activities in economics. He co-advised six Ph.D. and post-doctoral students. He was also involved in several collaborative European research projects and published journal and conference articles on smart grid economics, Internet networks, and traffic forecasting.
5G empowering the digitalization of industries
With the progress of global standardization and the acceleration towards deployment in the world, 5G capabilities are becoming clearer and clearer every day. in Orange, we strongly believe that 5G network infrastructures combined with IoT enablers will be a key asset to support the digitalization of our economy and the associated societal transformation, leading to the fourth industrial revolution. We will present in this talk a few examples of how it could change our lives in the near future in various domains such as driving, healthcare or agriculture.