Jean-Paul Cossart heads Wesley Clover France and is an associate of WCS Europe. Until 2017 he was project director for the creation of Alacrité (France), a member of the Alacrity Ecosystem of accelerators initiated by Wesley Clover in five countries. He now chairs and manages Alacrité’s Advisory Board. JP.Cossart has also been on the board of directors and the audit committee of NASDAQ listed companies, including Mitel Networks Corporation.
Prior to this, he launched and headed several subsidiaries of France Telecom (now Orange) in Bangkok, in Singapore and in Paris. He also held several positions at Alcatel International. JP.Cossart’s experience has spanned service provider, corporate and consumer markets; telephony, data/internet and broadcast services; and international development, global sales and marketing. He holds an electronic engineering degree from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (now “CentraleSupélec”) in Paris, France.