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Blockchain: practices and perspectives

Patrick Cocquet

Chief Eexecutive Officer, Cap Digital

Patrick Cocquet is the chief executive officer of Cap Digital cluster, a nonprofit organization that gathers more than 900 innovative companies and more than 70 research and education organisms, working in digital economy and sustainable city fields. Among its various communities, the one working on technologies (data, AI…) is one of the more active and innovative one. Cap Digital also designs and organizes the digital world festival Futur.e.s, one of the largest European event dedicated on the digital innovation.

Holder of a qualification from a French engineering high school, he started his carrier in a large group, where he led international standardization and development of products range actions for embedded networks and then for internet networks. In 2000, he founded a startup, a company dedicated to software for internet network equipments. He started and organized Cap Digital in 2006, making it the first digital cluster in France and Europe.