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Blockchain: practices and perspectives

Jérôme Pons

Founder, Music won’t stop

Engineer, graduated from Telecom ParisTech, Jérôme Pons started his career in 2001 at Orange, successively as 3GPP standardisation manager, Orange Media Player project manager (Music Podcasts, Musique Max and Musique Hits), WebTV marketing project manager (OCS) and then InterOperability Testing programme manager.

Entrepreneur, he founded Music won’t stop in 2011, a live music production business that diversified in 2013 by developing a consulting activity focused on digital technology and strategy in Media & Entertainment activity sectors.

Specialist of the stakes related to the digital transformation, he published many articles and studies (INA Global, Annales des Mines, AFDEL / TECH IN France, Techniques de l’Ingénieur) related to culture funding, value sharing, metadata-based rights management and intellectual property protection. Expert in data modelling, he is designing a Digital Content Data Model (DiCoDaMo), common to 9 Media & Entertainment activity sectors and natively integrating blockchain technology, as well as some Digital Content Data Management Tools (DiCoDaMaTo).

Specialist of blockchain technology, he devoted himself to digital standardisation since 2016, drives the “architecture and modelling” working group at Afnor and participates to several study groups and working groups (terminology, reference architecture, taxonomy, ontology, use cases, smart contracts, governance and interoperability) within ISO/TC 307 and CEN-CENELEC.

Since 2018, he develops consulting and vocational training activities at Music won’t stop, focused on blockchain-based service development within Media & Entertainment activity sectors, teaches blockchain technology to master degree students at Telecom ParisTech, while managing Orange Expert Programme.