Aurélien Le Sant

CTO, SVP Innovation & Technology Industrial Automation, Schneider Electric

Speaker Bio

Aurélien is the Chief Technology Officer of Schneider Electric Industrial Automation business.  

Aurélien was appointed Industrial automation CTO of Schneider Electric in 2021. He has 20 years of international experience in R&D for industrial automation solutions. 

He is in charge of Innovation & Technology for industrial automation solutions, leading transversal functions across R&D such as Innovation, Platforming, Architectures, Electronic Excellence, Standards, Sustainability, CyberSecurity & R&D Efficiency. 

Aurélien started his career at Schneider Electric in 2004 as an R&D project design leader in India for industrial automation Web enabled PLC. Since then, he held multiple roles in industrial automation R&D including PLC hardware project management in France, R&D managent in USA for Ethernet based PLC modules, Digitalization strategy and software development in Germany and Industrial Internet of Things business management leadership across the past years. 

Aurélien holds a Masters Degree in Computer Sciences and Technologies from the University of Grenoble, France.