EBlink acquired by Capital-E
Chairman of the board, Olivier Baujard has more than 30 years of experience in the tech industry. From 2009 to 2012 Mr. Baujard was the CTO of Deutsche Telekom A.G., one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, with responsibility for worldwide group network technology strategy, prioritization and execution. He was also a member of the board of Buyin, the procurement joint venture between Deutsche Telekom A.G. and France Telecom.
Prior to that, he was CTO of Alcatel Lucent and CEO of Alcatel-Lucent France, and more recently he served as Chief Executive at Segula Technologies, an international engineering and consulting services specialist.
Olivier has also been a member of a number of industry bodies including GSMA and NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks), and Independent Board member at Colt Technologies.
He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris.
AS CEO and Board Member, Eric advances the company’s mission to provide better solutions for the mobile network industry through innovative fronthaul technologies.
Previously, Eric served as EBlink’s Deputy CEO in charge of global business. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Managing Director for Southern & Central Europe, Middle East and Africa at Ciena – world leader in optical and ethernet convergence for telecom networks.
In charge of Ciena’s regional development, Eric contributed to the company’s rapid growth in Europe. He established and consolidated the commercial and technical structure in 11 capital cities, notably in the Middle East.
In complement to the direct sales forces, Eric organized a network of partners to serve the telecom operator market, as well as the corporate and public service sectors.
Before this position, he was Managing Director for Southern Europe at Ciena.
Eric Sele has a technical-sales engineering degree from Orsay university, with a specialization in Instrumentations and Systems.
EBlink is a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming 5G World Conference, taking place in London June 29-30. Deputy CEO Eric Sele will be speaking on day 2, with a focus on the Fronthaul ecosystem and uses cases. Come see EBlink on booth 27.
For the 10th consecutive year, EBlink was a participant at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This year’s highlight: receiving the Business France Award for Telco Innovation.
Interview with Alain Rolland about financing issues for French start-ups, and the dynamic between big and small industry players.
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EBlink’s booth was visited by over 50 operators, all seeking easier/faster deployment solutions using fronthaul technologies.
EBlink will be present in various capacities (booth, speaker slot, speed networking..) and will showcase its FrontlinkTM 58 solution: the only product on the market that can transport 3 CPRI LR3 ports over a distance of 500 meters.
EBlink was a participant at RAN WORLD 2015 in Dusseldorf, where operators from all over the world discussed market trends and evolution around 5G, C-RAN and Backhaul/Fronthaul technologies.
Operators such as Orange showed high interest in EBlink’s FrontLinkTM58 wireless fronthaul solution.
the company is competing for the “Best Mobile Infrastructure” award alongside Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, CCS and Nokia.
Pioneer of wireless fronthaul technology, EBlink announces its nomination for a Global Mobile Award at the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, taking place March 2-5. The company will present this technology and its applications, along with its latest FrontLink™ product for mobile network deployment.