Sébastien Ziegler is co-founder and Director general of Mandat International. He serves as President of the IoT Forum, and as Vice Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Subcommittee on the IoT. He initiated several national and international research projects in thearea of ICT, with a focus on Internet of Things, IPv6, multiprotocol interoperability, crowdsourcing, privacy, and cybersecurity. He acted as Coordinator of several international research projects and is currently associated to 10 ongoing European research projects on ICT, IoT, security and data protection.
Sébastien has a PhD in Information Systems form the Faculty of Economy and Management of the University of Geneva. He graduated in International relations at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, 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. Sébastien founded several foundations, SMEs and organizations.