Philippe Lucas is Senior Vice President, Standardisation & Ecosystems Development at Orange. Philippe holds a Master of Science in digital signal processing from the Polytechnical Engineering School of Grenoble. Philippe holds the challenging task of ensuring the standardisations work carried out with industry bodies is accurately deployed and executed throughout the Group’s territories’, and aligned to the each market’s commercial strategy, marketing and technical development. Philippe is a member of the Products & Services Management Committee of the GSM Association, chair of the Standardisation & Innovation Committee of the French Federation of Telecommunication, member of the Board of the French Association of Standardisation (AFNOR), has been Vice Chair the Board of the European Telecommunication Standard Institute and has been a founder and a Board member of the Open Mobile Alliance.
Philippe’s expertise working in the telecommunication technologies and standardisation bodies in GSMA / 3GPP / OMA / ETSI spans over 25 years. These responsibilities include the successful application for over 20 patents mainly in the cellular domain, the most recent of which involving innovations developed in the areas of HD Voice services, MMS, RCS services, VoLTE as well as SIM standards.