Didier Bourse

Senior Director, European R&I Programs
5G IA Trials WG Chairman


SESSION 2 / MONDAY 17TH JUNE, 16:15 > 18:00


5G Research and Technological Trends
5G Trials and Pre-Commercial Launches
New deployment strategies


Dr. Didier Bourse currently holds the position of Senior Director, European R&I Programs inside Nokia Bell Labs CTO ISG Standardization - European Research Alliance (ERA). He received his diploma degree in telecommunications in 1992 from ENST Br and obtained his PhD degree in 1997 from IRCOM. Before joining Nokia in January 2016, he worked for Thomson-CSF Communications (military tactical radio), Motorola Labs (cognitive radio and systems) and Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs (European research cooperation). He has been key contributor to the Future Internet PPP programme pre-definition, the Future Internet Assembly Steering Committee, the EIT KIC ICT Labs proposal building and the 5G Infrastructure PPP programme pre-definition. He is actively engaged in the 5G Infrastructure PPP internal and external strategy definition (incl. implementation) and is chairing the PPP Technology Board and the Trials Working Group. He is also member of EuCNC Steering Committee and is chairing the DigitalEurope DTI R&I Working Group. He has numerous publications and patents in the areas of communications.