Jacques Letzelter

Jacques Letzelter

Senior Vice President, Public Customer Segment, Signify

Jacques Letzelter is Senior Vice President of the Public customer segment at Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting. Jacques previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Office & Industry segment. His focus is on innovation in connected and smart lighting systems for municipalities, education, sports, road and transportation infrastructures or buildings and on growing the adoption and value of lighting systems. Jacques also leads the Interact program of Signify, across customer segments.
 
Jacques joined Philips Lighting in July 2013 as Vice President, End User sales and Solution Center, and was based in France.
 
Prior to joining Philips Lighting, Jacques had an international career with Schneider Electric, where he held various global leadership positions with Customers Solution, Business Lines management and Research & Development.
 
In April 2011, Jacques was appointed Chief Technology Officer of Schneider Electric’s global Project & Engineering Center for Oil & Gas, Commercial Buildings & Mining verticals. Jacques also held various engineering positions  in France and the United States, where he created safety-related embedded products, software, and systems innovations.
 
Jacques holds a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering with École Centrale de Paris, a Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering with SUPELEC, and a Masters degree in Strategic Business Management with ICG. Jacques was born in France in 1970.