Vincent Audebert received his Engineer degree from Telecom ParisTech, France, in 1991. For more than 29 years he is working in the EDF Group were he hold different positions inside R&D, Electricity Distribution Division, Telecommunication using BPL subsidiary and Energy services subsidiary. Since 2011, he is back in the R&D where his main concern is to apply 5G and Internet of Things technologies to Utility business, with a focus on Smart Grids.
He is EDF representative at the LoRa Alliance, 3GPP, EUTC and EUWENA. He is co-author of 3 patents and received the EPRI technology transfer award in 2015 for his work on OpenADR.