SDR Tactical Communications Workshop Speaker Profile

23 May, 2018
NH Madrid Principe de Vergara
Madrid, Spain
Hosted by Indra

Christian Serra 
Technical Director, a4ESSOR S.A.S. (Alliance for ESSOR (joint venture))
SDR Forum Emeritus Chair (’05 – ’07)
Former SDR Forum Board Member
Former SDR Forum ITU Region 1 Representative

Christian is Technical Director of a4ESSOR S.A.S., the industrial joint-venture in charge of managing the ESSOR Program which defines and develops interoperable secure military SDR architecture and waveform for the MoDs of France, Finland, Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden. Previous this activity, Christian was in charge of promoting and deploying Software Radio Architecture and Technologies throughout Thales SDR products. Christian is greatly involved in establishing and running Programs on SDR, and especially the ESSOR Program, in close relationship with the French and European Administrations, EDA, OCCAR, MoDs, Industries and the Research and Academic communities. Christian chaired from 2005 to 2007 the Software Defined Radio Forum (SDR Forum), now the Wireless Innovation Forum (WinnF). Before these activities, Christian managed the Advanced Digital Department of Thales Communications – France and was largely involved in Telecommunication Satellite businesses. Christian received his degrees in telecommunication from the French Engineering School, “Institut National des Sciences Appliques”.