Jean-Francois Rubon is a VP for Strategy & Innovation within the Digital Identity and Security (DIS) Business Unit of Thales. Based in France, he is responsible to define strategy for embedded security, 5G and IoT and establishing technology partnerships between Thales and players in the mobile ecosystem.
In more than 20 years of his career at Gemalto then Thales, Jean-Francois has held various positions in the Telecommunication team related to innovation, product management, R&D, standardization and partnerships. Prior to Gemalto, Jean-Francois worked with several French telecommunication equipment companies and led the development of several mobile products, while contributing to ETSI and 3GPP work on GSM/3G air interface standardization.
Jean-Francois holds an MSc in Computer Science from the National Institute for Applied Sciences (INSA) in Rennes, France.