Philippe Gautier, Chief Information Officer of Benedicta (Food Industry, FMCG), has over 17 years of experience in either the same function or as a Chief Executive Officer (IT services company - SME).
Previous to Benedicta, he worked for SIEMENS HL (semi-conductors) then for Infineon Technologies (former SIEMENS HL) where he was the Information Technology Manager and IT coordinator (with Headquarter) for France.
Philippe has initiated the first EPCGlobal/RFID pilot (open loop) in Europe (for Benedicta (*) : the purpose was to track and trace pallets) using ALL the EPCGlobal standards (**) over both the RFID technology (UHF GEN2-96 bits) and the Barcodes (EAN 128) in a open networking environment.
Philippe has also been one of the first to implement AS2 (EDI) in France.
He is an active member of the IGD (institute dedicated to Decisional analysis of complex systems) : http://iegd.institut.online.fr/. and he's been also the 1st (in Europe) to implement the whole set of EPCGlobal standards + AS2 at the operational level.
Philippe is also the author of many Press articles (IT, Logistics, etc.) - magazines, Web ; many interviews and regularly speaks in RFID/Logistic or IT dedicated conferences (both in France and other countries.... and sometimes in Universities). He his mainly asked to speak about EPCGlobal networks and the Internet of Things (WEB 3.0).
He recently published in a "quarterly journal on the knowledge and management of information systems aimed at both researchers and practitioners" : Systèmes d'Information et Management (http://revuesim.free.fr/index.php?page=detail&num_article=259&search=no).
He also participated the last White paper from the EBG : http://www.ebg.net/LE_RESEAU_AU_COEUR_DE_LA_STRATEGIE_DSI.pdf
Last, he received some prizes such as the "2005 GS1 innovation" one, press awards ("Le Monde Informatique/CIO magazine 2006 for SMEs", "01 DSI 2007 for SMEs" and "01 DSI Jury's special prize for 2007), etc..
(*) see http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/2697/1/1/
(**) including the middleware (ALE), the EPCIS and the "ONS layer" with a dedicated and independant root: the first operational one in Europe.
PG has initiated the first EPCGlobal pilot in Europe * : track and trace of pallets using ALL the EPCGlobal standards ** with both RFID (UHF GEN2-96 bits) and Barcodes (EAN 128) in a open networking environment. He recently deployed the first operational "Discovery service" in Europe.
Internet of Things, IT/Science, Competitive Intelligence, EPCGlobal standards, RFID technologies,...
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