Bernard Gidon joined W3C in 2011 to lead business
development in Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA). He is
based in Sophia Antipolis, France. In the last 20 years, he
has developed organizations and activities for hardware,
software and telecom companies (Apricot,Softway, Retix,
Vertel, AdvenNet, Plantronics) with channel and direct
accounts activities. Bernard's background in business
development and sales activities, brings to W3C growth
capabilities in EMEA.
The W3C standards and technologies represent a huge opportunity for all companies to develop their presence and business in the WWW. W3C provides a stable and powerful complete architecture for applications development and long term vision and also the right environment to develop new ideas, to influence the technology and to take a leadership role. This event is the perfect catalyst for all the Italian companies to integrate their creativity with the Web, as the Web is for everyone and it's also a way to develop a stronger collaboration between Italian companies and the W3C community.