Stephane Jobard, Director Solutions & Certification

Stéphane Jobard, Director Solutions & Certification

Electrical Engineering, Ecole Supérieure de l'Electronique de l'Ouest, France


Stéphane Jobard serves on the KEOLABS board of directors as Director of Solutions and Certification. In this role, he leads the definition and implementation of the companies' standard-specific certification solutions and services for smart cards and related technologies.

With a thirteen-year experience in smart card testing standards, Stéphane contributes extensively to standardization bodies including the International Standardization Organization Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1) working groups for integrated circuit cards (SC17/WG8), for travel documents (SC17/WG3) and drivers licences and related documents (SC17/WG10). He is a contributor on test methods for eMRTD, ISO Driving License and the ISO 10373-6 test standard.

In parallel, Stéphane serves as the standards expert in the area of "cards and personal identification" for Small Business Standards (SBS) a European non-profit association, co-financed by the EC and members states to represent the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises in standardization processes at the European and international levels.

Prior to KEOLABS, Stephane acted as managing director for Soliatis where he oversaw platform integration and development of validation solutions to test all levels of contactless and contact smart card implementation - analog/electrical, digital and application. On these foundations, the company launched its laboratory services, offering standard-specific certification of products for use in identity, payment, transportation and mobile telephone applications.