Gilles Betis


IEEE Smart Cities Initiative


Since 2013, Gilles Betis has been chairing the ( As Open Data Project Director at the Transdev Digital factory, he was in charge of launching the Open Data and Open Source project Catalogue. Before, he was leading the Digital Cities action line of EIT Digital ( and held positions of product line manager, marketing manager, solution leader and head of advanced engineering in Thales. Since the end of the eighties, he has been constantly involved with prospective, innovation and design of complex systems. Having an extensive industrial experience in Intelligent Transportation Systems and Smart Cities, he always linked up emerging behaviours and societal needs to innovative technological solutions, allowing smooth adoption by final users. Gilles Betis was graduated in 1987 from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité in France.

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