Régis Hourdouillie, a French citizen, has been working in the telecommunications and power utilities sectors for more than 20 years.
After his Engineering degree and 2 years with Alcatel in Australia, Régis Hourdouillie joined the R&D Division of French Utility EDF in 1992. He was the Head of a team designing telecommunications solutions for power systems.
In 2000, after taking his MBA, he joined the strategy consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton (now Booz and Co) to work on various strategy assignments in the telecommunications and power industry in Europe.
From 2004 to 2006, Régis Hourdouillie worked for an international Medium Size Enterprise as Strategic Marketing Director and General Manager for Southern Europe.
Régis Hourdouillie then spent 5 years with Areva T&D / Alstom Grid where he headed the Telecommunications Products activity before managing the company smart grid program.
He has been holding his current position in Ericsson since October 2011. In this capacity, he has the responsibility to define the smart grid global offering and handle smart grid business development in the Mediterranean Region. As a smart grid expert, Régis is an active member of ETSI and the European Smart Grid Coordination Group (SG-CG) on smart grid standardization.