Dr Erick Lansard
VP Innovation and R&T, Thales Group
Aerospace engineer, Dr Erick LANSARD holds a PhD in Space Geodesy. His career in space industry at CNES, Alcatel and Thales has grown from Research and Advanced Projects to System Engineering and Architecture of Observation & Sciences, Navigation & Telecommunication Space Systems and finally back to Research Director of Thales Alenia Space.
Moving to Thales Group he is successively VP R&T France and Director of Thales Research & Technology, VP Technical & Space Development of Thales Solutions Asia, and VP Innovation and R&T of Thales Defense Mission Systems.
International Academy of Astronautics, Academy of Air & Space, AIAA Fellow and Bell Labs Fellow.