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Michel Cezon-Cogiteo


Affiliate Professor to department Management & Technology
Diplôme d'Etat en Ingénierie , CNAM

Areas of expertise

  • Agility Organizations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management

Michel Cezon has spent 30 years in IT industries and services, mostly in innovative ICT technologies on Internet and e-Business. He led numerous European Commission projects (Framework Program 4, 6 and 7) as well as large consortiums on international tenders (United Nations) or multi-millions projects for large industries. Graduated as an IT Engineer and specialised in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Vision, he masters management skills learnt with large companies such as Hewlett Packard or Cap Gemini Ernst and Young. Well aware of multicultural issues, he spent years in Singapore, United States, Switzerland and travels frequently in Europe. In 2007, he moved to research and joined INRIA as a team manager and to coordinate strategic European projects. He is currently managing INRIA contributions in Qualipso ( – the largest FP6 project for Quality in Open Source Software), represents INRIA at the NESSI Steering Committee ( - European Technology Platform on Software and Services) and have created the OW2 Europe Local Chapter ( From January 2010, he founded Cogiteo to offer consulting, training and coaching services in IT management and technologies.