Didier Le Boulc’h

Vice President, Strategy R&D and Advanced Solution
Thales Alenia Space

Didier Le Boulc’h is currently VP Strategy R&D and advanced solution in Thales Alenia Space Telecom Business Line. His background is mainly in the field of telecom engineering. He started his career in 1989 in French MOD and joined CNES in 99, as head of telecom R&D programs. He used to represent France in Joint Communication Board of European Space Agency. His professional motivation is to find the best innovative and economical way to match the fast evolving technological capabilities of space industry with the market needs from customers. He joined Thales Alenia Space (formerly Alcatel Alenia) in 2005, first as head of telecom R&D, then as director for Telecom engineering (from 2008 to 2010), then as Thales Alenia Space R&D Director until end 2015.