Pascal is a Director Consulting Expert focusing on the Geospatial industry with over 20 years of experience in international consultancies. With a background in IT applied to Geosciences, he has been applying his passion for earth sciences to the world of IT by dedicating his time to world of location data and services. He has been responsible for the design, implementation and integration of enterprise solutions for public and private sector clients. He is particularly enthusiastic about applying the concept of open architecture across the geospatial industry, continually reminding his audience that Open Source is no more the answer than proprietary systems are.