Didier DURAND

Director, Wireless Mobile Services

Orange France

Didier Durand has been the Director of Wireless Mobile Services at Orange since 2009. His mandate is to deploy wireless mobile services in France and establish partnerships with wireless service suppliers.

He is also the Vice-President of Association européenne payez mobile (AEPM, payezmobile.com) and an Administrative Representative for Orange at Association française du sans contact (AFSCM, afscm.org) and at the SMSC forum (forum-smsc.org).

Prior to his current position, he joined the Mobile Division in 2002 and participated in the development of the marketing offer in support of pre-paid services and customer loyalty. Later, he was appointed Director of the Mobile Number Portability Program and Director of Partnership Projects.

He began his career in 1993 with Groupe France Télécom on information system projects and internal audit mandates.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.