Prior to joining Antoine was most recently the Managing Director for Hoist Group France. Before this, Antoine had been serving as CTO & Director for Locatel whereupon it ultimately merged with Hoist in 2014. Antoine has also had various other top executive roles including; VP Operations for Completel, CIO for AVIP/Dresdner Group, CTO for Mentum (acquired by InfoVista), and CTO for Fileas (acquired by Telespazio).
An engineer by training – a graduate of Telecom Sud Paris – Antoine’s career initially began with nearly a decade of research working in top-tier research labs including CERN (CH), IBM (USA), CRS4 (IT) working on networking and grid computing projects. He was part of the SHIFT project at CERN which was awarded the “2001 Computer World Honors” (best scientific application of the decade). In addition, Antoine is the joint inventor of 3 patents, filed while he was CTO of Locatel.