Benoit Hedou, Director Validation Platforms

Benoit Hedou, DIrector Validation Platforms


Electrical Engineering, I2I Polytech, Paris, France

Benoît Hédou serves on the KEOLABS board of directors as Director of Validation Platforms. In this role, he leads the development of the full range of smart card test platforms, as well as managing the companies' microcontroller tool and system-on-chip (SoC) activity.

Thanks to a twelve-year experience in the conception of test tools, and most notably systems for validation of the NFC ecosystem, Benoît also serves as a contributor to standardization organizations including the Association Française de Normalisation (AFNOR) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).

Prior to KEOLABS, Benoit acted as both managing director for Raisonance and director of the companies' smart card test tool activity. Under his guidance the company extended its line of microcontroller application development tools and developed an industry leading range of tool platforms for validating contactless and contact smart cards and associated technologies. Widely used in component design, integration and certification, these platforms are the foundation of most KEOLABS' certification solutions and services.