Président, SBA

58 years old and since 30 years in the electro technical market, Emmanuel FRANCOIS insures since 2014 the presidency of Smart Buildings Alliance for Smart Cities (SBA) he cofounded in 2012. With over 300 members, the SBA supports, in a very transversal approach, all the players involved in Smart Building and Smart City in their digital transformation combined with their environmental transition. It is at the origin of Ready2Services and Ready2Grids standards, prerequisites for Smart Building and Smart Grid. Emmanuel FRANCOIS is also head of Western Europe for EnOcean GmbH, which is the pionneer of wireless & battery less technologies for IoT. At this regard, he is also Vice Chairman of the EnOcean Alliance ((Wireless and Battery less RF Standard) for Europe, Middle East and Africa (over 400 members in the world).