Jean-Jacques Thomas | Chief Innovation Officer
SNCF Réseau | France

Jean-Jacques Thomas, Chief Innovation Officer, SNCF Réseau

PhD from Ecole Polytechnique, after 10 years in research and innovation at PSA Peugeot Citroen, mixing customer data and material modelling for better design, Jean-Jacques pursued his career in innovation for mobility at SNCF. Particularly, he has set up a wide program of workshops aiming at the rising of breakthrough innovations, leading for example to the use of UAV for track inspection.

After being scientific and innovation program director of SNCF, Jean-Jacques his now Chief Digital and Innovation Officer of SNCF Réseau, the French railway infrastructure manager.
Within this role Jean-Jacques is heading the digital transformation program of SNCF Réseau, including the data management, mobile deployment, IT and telecommunications, and, cultural transformation.

Jean-Jacques is also President of Futura Mobility, a think tank co founded by SNCF Reseau, Safran, Valeo, Colas, Airbus, and Air Liquide

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