professional headshot of Raoul Mallart, member of Artificial Intelligence high level group
Chief Technology Officer, Sigfox

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Biography

Raoul Mallart completed his PhD in Physics in 1991 while working at Philips Research where he was involved in Medical Ultrasonic Imaging. In 1995 his research focus changed to Multimedia Systems, Internet and real-time 3D graphics. During this period, Raoul was involved in the standardization efforts that led to the definition of the MPEG-4 standard. From 1997 to 2000, Raoul was posted in Silicon Valley where he interacted with the start-up ecosystem working on a new paradigm for interactive TV leveraging both Internet and broadcast connectivity. Upon his return to Paris, he led a research department at Philips Research France involved in Multimedia applications over wireless networks. More recently, Raoul was leading the product innovation team of Philips Software then at Archos, a French vendor of Android Tablets and Mobile phones. In 2014 Raoul joined Sigfox to take in charge the Technology Innovation department, before being appointed CTO in 2017. For the past years at Sigfox, Raoul has launched research & development activities focused on IoT Artificial Intelligence aiming at creating value from the IoT big data collected by Sigfox global network.