Speaker Bio

Benjamin Binet


Vice President & Managing Director, Navigation & Surveillance

As the Vice President of Thales for Navigation & Surveillance, Benjamin Binet leads a global business focused on helping civil aviation authorities, airports and military forces to navigate the skies, land safely and get the most accurate surveillance data.
Previously he was Vice President Strategy for the global Thales Airspace Mobility Solutions activity.
Benjamin has always been passionate about aviation and is a member of the CANSO Exec Committee as Associate Member representative.
He joined Thales in 2019 through the acquisition of Gemalto where he held various executive roles in the wireless and secure transactions businesses from 2003 to 2019 in Marketing, Sales, Product Management and General Management at HQ in France but also in Brazil and in South Africa. Benjamin holds a Master of Business Administration at ESCP-Europe Business School, Paris. Half French and half Belgian, he speaks 4 languages and has built strong multi-cultural skills through his time abroad and his trips.