Cédric Giorgi is Director of Special Projects at SIGFOX, in charge of projects such as the Sens’it device or SIGFOX Partner Network Platform. SIGFOX is building a global LPWAN wireless network for the Internet of Things. The company’s network complements existing high-bandwidth systems by providing economical, energy efficient two-way transmission of small quantities of data. Cédric joined SIGFOX in 2014 as Head of Startup & Developer Relations.
Before that, Cédric was the co-founder of Cookening, founded in 2012 and sold in 2015, a global marketplace that brings locals with foreigners during home cooked meals. Cédric worked at several startups during the early years of his career: he was Europe Director for Seesmic and Marketing Director for Goojet/Scoop.it
Cédric has been highly involved in the startup ecosystem since 2009, as Co-Editor and Conference Organizer for Techcrunch France in 2010/2011, curator and host of LeWeb Brands Track between 2011 and 2014. He’s since 2014 co-founder of NYC-based event La French Touch Conference. Cédric is a regular speaker at tech or business events, meetups and universities. He’s the founder and animator of private community of 3000+ French startupers.
Cédric has an engineer degree in computer science from INSA Toulouse and a postgraduate in marketing and communication from Toulouse Business School, speaks French, English and German fluently. He’s married and a dad of a wonderful Lina.