Paris Region Entreprises


Sabine Enjalbert
Paris Region Entreprises is a public association which supports the development of businesses.
Our Mission:
  • Attract foreign companies with growth potential into the Paris Region and assist in their set up
  • Unite players of the Paris Region economic development community and to coordinate their efforts to optimize the overall growth of businesses within the Paris Region
  • Provide businesses with long-term guidance in their development. Paris Region Entreprises plays a key advisory role for businesses that have specific plans for development.

The Paris Region boasts one of the best transportation infrastructures in the world, and has a long and historic tradition of mobility. So it's only logical that the Paris Region should be home to all the leading players in transportation, and a particularly impressive number of start-ups and SMEs that work interactively as networks within competitiveness clusters dedicated to the development of new mobility solutions: Mov’éo, SystemaTic and Advancity.



Automotive Marketing & Business Development Director
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In 2013, its roughly 281,000 associates generated sales of 46.1 billion Euros. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. 
Franck Cazenave has 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. He currently works at Robert Bosch, as marketing and business development director for French customers around four key automotive innovation pillars: Mass reduction with new material & designs, Powertrain electrification (Stop/start, Mild hybrid, Strong Hybrid & EVs), Advanced Driver Assistance Systems towards autonomous driving (video, radar, US ...) and, finally, Internet connectivity & services for end-user.
He completed master degrees in Purchasing (Bordeaux) and Business Intelligence (Paris), and a Ph.D. in Business Administration, specifically about Toyota inter-firm learning and relationships at Paris University in2009.
He just published a book, in France, at Pearson, whose title is “Stop Google – Meet new challenges from the Web giant”.




Frédéric Charon
Technology Strategy Manager 

Faurecia provides innovative solutions to automotive challenges. It works hand in hand with automakers to develop cars that are cleaner, lighter, more comfortable and easier to customize.
Faurecia  is a global leader in automotive seating, interior systems, emissions control technologies and automotive exteriors



Jérôme PERRIN, PhD
VP Scientific Director

Jérôme Perrin is engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris (X74, 1977), and doctor in physics from the University of Paris Denis Diderot (1983). Originally researcher in the CNRS (French Scientific National Research Center) in the fields of plasma physics and chemistry, he joined the Balzers & Leybold group - now Oerlikon – in 1997 as R&D director on plasma reactors for flat panel display and solar panel manufacturing. In 2001 he became R&D program director in Air Liquide, particularly on hydrogen and fuel cells. Then in 2007 he joined Renault as VP director of advanced engineering projects for the reduction of energy consumption and environmental impact of vehicles, towards the future electric mobility. In June 2012 he was appointed director & general manager of the VeDeCoM Institute for the carbon-free electric and communicating vehicle and its mobility. Eventually in July 2014 he went back in Renault as VP Scientific Director.



Valère Pelletier
Head of Public Transport Orange Smart Cities
Graduated from École des Ponts, Valère Pelletier joined Orange within the Smart Cities strategic program at its creation in 2011. He previously held several business development positions for major infrastructure projects (motorway, high-speed line, etc.) including at VINCI Concessions, John Laing or Eiffage. The Orange activity in the transport vertical is focused on 2 main topics : the Connected Car and the Public Transport. As the Head of Public Transport at Orange, he is in charge of developing the business made by Orange in the transport arena through innovative services dedicated to public transport (bus, coach, tramway, train, etc.) and more generally urban mobility (shared mobilities, car parks, investment fund EcoMobilité Ventures, etc.).