Thierry Lestable

Thierry Lestable

Dr. Thierry Lestable is the Chief Researcher heading Telecom (B5G/6G) & Cybersecurity Units, within Artificial Intelligence & Digital Science Research Center (AIDRC), at the Technology Innovation Institute (TII) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

His main topics of interest are NextGen Mobility systems, Sustainable & Cognitive Cities, whilst driving applied research/innovation in technologies such as Generative AI for Telecom and Cybersecurity, Semantic communication, Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (RIS), positioning, mMIMO, SW Vulnerabilities detection & Self-Healing, Network Intrusion Detection and Adversarial Attacks.

From 2019 to 2022, Dr. Lestable was Director, heading the e-Mobility & Automotive Business Department from Sagemcom (France), addressing Market and Products from Intelligent & Connected Vehicles (Telematics, DMS, ADAS), to micro-mobility (e-Bikes). Dr. Lestable was member of the Steering Committee from FIEV Federation, which represents major Automotive Equipment Suppliers, where he promoted the benefits of A.I for road safety.

From 2017 to 2019, he was heading the Industrial IoT Business Department of Sagemcom, designing and manufacturing connected devices, and platforms for the industry (Smart City, Asset Management, Smart Grid, …), rolling out LPWAN Networks worldwide.

Since 2015, as Head of IoT Business Development & Strategic Partnerships in Sagemcom, he actively participated to the Launch of IoT LoRa™ Alliance, being granted the position of Vice-chair for the Strategy Committee in June 2015, then from October 2015 till 2017 was the Vice-Chairman of the Alliance.

From 2008 to 2015, Dr. Lestable was driving Innovation at CTO Office of Sagemcom, in WiFi, 4G Femtocells & GW, IoT, and was elected the first Sagemcom Fellow Expert. He kicked-off two 4G FP7 research projects, BeFEMTO and EXALTED (4G M2M).

From 2004 to 2008, he was leading a research and standardization team in SAMSUNG UK (London), working on 4G IMT-Advanced & WiMAX Evolution, with strong focus onto LDPC Codes, Turbo-Processing and MIMO, whilst contributing to FP6 WINNER-I/II, and creating FP7 DAVINCI STREP (LDPC Codes).

In his early years, with ALCATEL R&I (2000-2003), Dr. Lestable’s research was focused onto B3G/4G Wireless video & Multi-Carrier communications systems.

Dr. Lestable has +25 years’ experience in the Telecom, Mobility and Energy industry, steering industrial innovation, from spark of ideas to prototypes, products, standards, and systems, rolling-out networks, whilst leading new businesses, within organizations such as Alcatel, Samsung, and Sagemcom.

He received both Engg. Degree from Supélec (France) in 1997, and Ph.D, in 2003 from Supélec/Paris Sud-Orsay.

Dr. Lestable is author of 40+ international publications, 20+ patents, editor of 1 Wiley Book on Advanced Channel Coding, co-author in 2 Wiley Books on B3G/4G systems (WWRF collection), was Telecom Expert for the European Commission, Eureka Cluster CELTIC, and the French National Research Agency (ANR).

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    Technology Innovation Institute (TII)
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    Chief Researcher

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