About Franck Chevalley
Franck joined Atos Worldgrid in 2012, to develop the smart utilities global business line. He became CEO of Atos Worldgrid France in 2013 and of Atos Worldgrid global operations in 2017. Since June 2016, he has also been the Atos Global Client Executive for EDF.
With a graduate degree from Paris Business School and a postgraduate degree in software engineering, Franck joined CORYS, a company specializing in training simulators for the energy and transport sectors. Here, he successfully managed international sales and marketing, then finance and administration, becoming CEO in 2001. In 2007, he became CEO of Gaz Electricité de Grenoble, a regional utilities company comprising of generation, grid and retail activity for electricity and gas, where he developed smart grid projects, such as Greenlys.
Articles posted by Franck Chevalley
Using data to predict energy requirements
Now that COP25 in Madrid has reached its conclusion, and with the world still facing the climate emergency, everyone is talking about the need for a radical change in energy models. How can systems that were constructed decades ago around the use of fossil fuels be rapidly transformed? And how can we move from the essentially predictable exploitation of a ‘stable’…
Classical utilities: At the front of the grid for generating value from digital
Contrary to some common thinking, established utility companies are in pole position when it comes to taking full advantage of the digital opportunity. Digital offers them big opportunities that are simply out of reach of the newer, smaller players entering the market. But many tradition players are concerned that the…
New business models and distributed value chains in utilities
The pace of change right across the utilities sector is truly remarkable. Looking back over the last twenty years or so, we see an industry that has already undergone radical change. As a young engineer, when I started my career in training simulators for the utility sector, business and operational models were relatively simple: gas, water…