Anne Bouverot

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(businesswoman)
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Born21 March 1966
NationalityFrench
Alma materEcole Normale Supérieure, Telecom ParisTech
CEO of company selling facial recognition and other biometric identification products. Attended 2018 Bilderberg.

Dr. Anne Bouverot is a French business executive.[1] She is currently Chairperson of the Board of Technicolor, provider of visual effects and animation services for moving images and supplier of set-top boxes and gateways. In August 2015, she was appointed chair and CEO of the French company Morpho, which sells facial recognition and other biometric identification products.[2]

She attended her first Bilderberg in 2018.

Early life and education

Anne Bouverot ascribes her international interests to the influence of her Canadian mother and her French father.[3] Part of her schooling was in the United States where she learnt to read and write in English before turning to French.[4] Bouverot attended the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris where she studied computer science leading to an M.S. and later a Ph.D in artificial intelligence (in 1991). She also graduated in telecommunications at Telecom ParisTech.[5]

Career

In the early 1990s, Bouverot moved to Mexico as IT project manager for Telmex. From 1996, she worked for the U.S. company Global One until 2002 when she was appointed vice president at Equant's IT services unit. In 2004, she was chief of staff to the CEO of Orange in the UK, returning to Paris in 2007 to work on international business development with assignments in Kenya, Armenia, Tunisia and Portugal.[3] She then became executive vice president, mobile services, for France Télécom Orange. In 2011, she was appointed director general and board member of GSMA, the global association of mobile operators.

Her role as chair and CEO of Morpho was effective from 1 August 2015.[2] The company, specializing in biometric identification and security, as well as secure payments, changed name to IDEMIA in 2017.


 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/20187 June 201810 June 2018Italy
Turin
Hotel Torino Lingotto Congress
The 66th Bilderberg Meeting, in Turin, Italy, known for months in advance after an unprecedented leak by the Serbian government.


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