Sébastien Ziegler is Director General of Mandat International. He serves as President of the IoT Forum, as Vice Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Subcommittee on the IoT, and as Rapporteur on Research and Emerging Technologies at ITU SG20. He coordinated and/or took part in over 15 international research projects in the area of ICT, with a focus on Internet of Things, data protection, IPv6, multiprotocol interoperability, and cybersecurity.
Sébastien has a PhD in Management with a specialization in Information Systems at the Faculty of Economy and Management of the University of Geneva. He graduated in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, followed by a Master in Environment, a MBA in international administration (HEC Geneva), and complementary executive courses at Harvard Business School in Boston, Stanford University, UC Berkeley and EPFL. He is also an expert in data protection accredited for EuroPrivacy, EuroPriSe and ISO 27001 certifications. Sébastien founded several foundations, SMEs and organizations.