Professor Noël Crespi
Professor Noël Crespi holds Masters degrees from the Universities of Paris Sacaly and Canterbury, a Diplome d’ingénieur from Telecom ParisTech and a Ph.D and Habilitation from Sorbonne University.
From 1993-95 he worked at CLIP, Bouygues Telecom, before joining France Telecom R&D in 1995 where he was involved in Intelligent Network paradigms for value added services. For Orange he led the Mobicarte prepaid service project to define, architect and deploy an infrastructure that hosted more than 10 million mobile subscribers. He has played a key role in standardisation as a delegate in a number of committees and as the editor for CAMEL, the Intelligent Network standard for mobile networks. He was appointed as the coordinator for France Telecom’s standardisation activities for Core Network and then for all GSM/UMTS standards at the ETSI plenary committee.
In 1999, he joined Nortel Networks as telephony programme manager for France and Middle East-Africa. He was responsible for the evolution of the switching area, and led key programmes for the evolution of Nortel products. He has also worked for ETSI as an independent contractor. He joined Institut Mines-Telecom, Institut Polytechnique de Paris in 2002 and is currently Professor and MSc Programme Director, leading the Data Intelligence and Communication Engineering laboratory (DICE). He coordinates the standardisation activities for Institut Mines-Telecom at ETSI, 3GPP and ITU-T. He is also an adjunct professor at KAIST (South Korea), an affiliate professor at Concordia University (Canada), and gest researcher at the University of Goettingen (Germany). He is the scientific director the French-Korean laboratory ILLUMINE. His current research interests are in AI, Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Softwarisation. He is the author/co-author of 350 articles and 150 contributions in standardisation.