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Christian Olivier Named President of Sigfox USA

By Ken Briodagh February 21, 2018

Sigfox, an international Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity provider, recently announced Christian Olivier will become President of Sigfox USA. In this role, Olivier will expand Sigfox’s business in the United States, where Sigfox is building and operating its own IoT network. In addition, Christian will lead all Sigfox USA company functions.

Christian Olivier is an accomplished executive with an extensive track record leading profitable business units, managing multi-site product development and manufacturing operations, in addition to large go-to-market organizations in the telecommunications and high-tech industry.

“I’m looking forward to driving significant progress in the United States for Sigfox,” said Olivier. “We are strongly positioned to enable our customers’ IOT use cases in key verticals, thanks to our low power cost efficient technology, value proposition, and our network coverage that will continue its expansion in 2018 across the United States.”

Before joining Sigfox, Olivier held General Management roles at blue chip companies including Alcatel, ST Microelectronics, Teledyne e2v, and Esterline. He recently led Global Business Development at Aversan, a defense and aerospace company. Olivier also founded and ran his own consulting firm, providing international development and management expertise to technology players across North America, Asia, and Europe.

Since joining Sigfox, Olivier has focused on accelerating market adoption in the United States, implementing a regional strategy, targeting system integrators and solution providers who intimately know the region and customer needs. He is resolved to continue the United States network rollout momentum, expanding coverage in the 19 plus regions Sigfox is deployed in and is committed to finding non-traditional nationwide deployment site opportunities to expedite coverage. In his new role, Olivier will pilot coverage as a service (CaaS) for customers with viable use cases outside of coverage areas. To encourage device ecosystem growth, he is working with South America Sigfox operators to bundle the Americas, RCZ-2 and RCZ-4, to generate business value for use cases across these two zones.

 “Christian is uniquely qualified to tackle the challenges and opportunities in the United States market,” said Ludovic Le Moan, co-founder and CEO, Sigfox. “With his breadth of experiences, he will usher tremendous progress in the United States, adding to what will be an exciting and successful year for the company.”


Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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