Pascal Viot is a sociologist (PhD) and an expert in the field of risk analysis, urban safety and crowd management, also active in the event safety management since 1992. After 15 years of collaboration as volunteer, Pascal Viot is Head of Department Heath, Safety & Security at Paleo Festival Nyon since 2006. As a researcher, he has lead between 2006 and 2009 a collective research at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) on the Security of Major Events, including the case study of the Euro 2008 in Geneva. Between 2013 and 2016, he has been running a research with Prof. Olivier Fillieule at the University of Lausanne on public order management and policing of major gatherings. He is now Associate researcher at the Urban Sociology Laboratory at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Since 2008, he is also a steering committee member of the Yourope Event Safety Group. In 2016, he created iSSUE, the Swiss Institut for Urban and Event Safety (www.issue.ch).
Head of Department Health, Safety and Security at Paléo Festival
About The Speaker
Yvan Boudillet is a Digital Entertainment Expert with over ten years experience in leading digital development and consumer strategy for EMI and Warner Music in France. As the Founder of the advisory agency TheLynk and the Entertainment Lead at Startup Sesame, Yvan connects the dots between startups and creative industries. Startup Sesame is the first Tech event driven startup acceleration program in Europe.Yvan is a regular speaker and lecturer who is specialized in the data-driven disruption of cultural content economy. Yvan is passionate about bridging artistic and tech talents who invent jointly new ways to create, discover, experience and monetize music.