Jean-Francois Rubon is the Director for Strategy & Innovation within Thales DIS Mobile Communications and Service business line. Based in France, he is responsible to define strategy for embedded security, 5G, IoT, and establishing technology partnerships between Thales and players in the mobile ecosystem.
In more than 10 years of his career at Thales DIS, Jean-Francois has held various positions in the Telecommunication team related to innovation, product management, R&D, standardization and partnerships. Prior to Thales, Jean-Francois worked with several French telecommunication equipment companies and led the development of several mobile products, while contributing to ETSI and 3GPP on cellular interfaces standardization.
Jean-Francois holds an MSc in Computer Science from the National Institute for Applied Sciences (INSA) in Rennes, France.