Laurent Toutain is co-founder and scientific advisor of Acklio, Laurent is also an Associate Professor at IMT Atlantique graduate engineering school. He worked for several years on IPv6 and participated in the creation of the G6 group, which has been gathering researchers and industrialists around IPv6 since 1995. His current research focuses on protocols and architectures specific to IoT’s needs. From 2011 to 2015, he managed the Smart Grid competence center shared by Télécom Bretagne, Texas Instruments and ITRON. He is the author of several books on networks.