Bachollet - Sebastien
Sébastien Bachollet, a citizen of France, began his career in 1985 with Air Inter (the French domestic airline), then moved to SNCF (French National Railways) where he led innovative technological and organizational projects focused on information systems. With this experience, in the early 2000s he relaunched and promoted the development of CIO (Chief Information Officer) networks at the national level within CIGREF (Club Informatique des Grandes Entreprises Françaises) and at the European level with the creation of EuroCio. Within this framework, he was responsible for strategic development and networking. As deputy general manager of CIGREF, he represented CIGREF and business users in Internet governance at all levels in France, Europe and worldwide. CIGREF has been a member of ICANN's GNSO Business Constituency since its inception.
Since his work with SNCF, Sébastien has been deeply involved in the Internet world. He launched the www.sncf.fr web site, the largest e-business web site in France today.
Sébastien worked actively to set up and hold the European Global Event on Domain Names and Address Systems, now known as EGENI Europe, held in Paris annually from 2002 to 2008 with more than 250 participants each year.
Sébastien has served from 2004 to 2011 as the founding CEO of BBS International Consulting, a consultancy specializing in information systems with particular emphasis on Internet technologies.
He is now consultant for Items International.
Since 2001, Sébastien has been a member of the Internet Society French Chapter (www.isoc.fr), has served on its board since 2003 and was declared the Honorary President in 2009. He is an honorary member of other Internet Society chapters as well.
He was elected European Internet users representative in May 2007 and has been the ALAC (At-Large Advisory Committee) vice-chair from 2008 to 2010.
Sébastien was selected by the At-Large to serve on the Board. His terms starts following the Annual General Meeting in Cartagena Colombia on 10 December 2010 and will expires six months after the Annual General Meeting in 2013.