Manager of Smart City, Geneva
Passionate about new technologies and sustainable development, Patrick is an IT engineer with 25 years of experience and an entrepreneurial spirit.
After having worked in banks and service companies, Patrick etablished three companies in the IT field, launched ecocompare.com, the first French environmental scoring platform and JAVISE a civic tech application for citizens. In 2017, Patrick came to Geneva to take up a new challenge as the Chief Innovation Officer in the ilem company, mainly to develop chatbots and artificial intelligence services. Eager to get involved in a significant project in line with his convictions, Patrick took the opportunity to join the state of Geneva in January 2020 as a SmartCity manager
Smart Geneva aims to meet the challenges of urbanization and global warming by facilitating and accelerating the deployment of smart and sustainable projects on the territory. Smart Geneva approach is based on 3 actions :
1. Promoting innovative projects with real benefits and develop a Smart City ecosystem at the scale of Greater Geneva
2. Facilitating the emergence of innovative projects by offering support to project leaders
3. Enriching the territory knowledge and experimenting to understand, predict and decide