Christian Carle is Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Pole Star SA, (France), and Pole Star USA Inc. (Los Altos. California, USA). Before the inception of Pole Star in 2002, Christian spent more than 15 years within the Industry. Graduated from the EM Strasbourg Business School (former IECS), he founded a first start-up in 1988, before to join the Thales Group (Former Thomson CSF). Between 1995 and 2001 he was in charge to make the European GNSS projects (EGNOS and Galileo) a reality. It was during this exciting and unique experience contributing at the highest level to the independence of Europe, that he understood the utmost importance of location and personal navigation and he has been convinced that satellites will not solve all the issues of the “smart mobility” inside the buildings. Thanks to his vision Pole Star has been the first Company on the Indoor Location market with a mature solution and is today the most advanced and leading provider of Indoor positioning technology.