Jacques is the CEO, Chairman and co-founder of Transatel, the leading European MVNE/A established in 2000, now entering the IoT and Connected Car arena.
In November 2009, Jacques became President of Alternative Mobile, (today Alternative Télécom), the French association made up of the country’s largest MVNOs and local operators, where he leads the association’s interests in relation to the French government and telecom regulatory authorities.
Jacques was elected President of EAFM, the European Association of Full MVNOs in October 2012. Now re-named MVNO Europe, the group includes major European operators, such as Liberty Global, Telenet, PosteMobile, Cyta Hellas, Voiceworks, and El Telecom (NRJ Mobile). Jacques is guiding their lobbying efforts to the European institutions.
Before founding Transatel, Jacques had a career in the space industry at Airbus Group, and afterwards as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. at the Paris office. Jacques later headed Strategy & Business Development for the Professional & Consumer Division of Alcatel, where he initiated new businesses based on fixed mobile convergence and e-commerce with several operators.