Sandoche Balakrichenan received his PhD in Computer Science and Networks from the Pierre et Marie Curie University. He is in charge of Research and Development Partnerships at AFNIC.
Sandoche has participated in several collaborative projects nationally and internationally.
In the IoT domain, he has been an invited IoT expert at the European Commission representing the European ccTLD community, IoT expert reviewer at Cap Digital and he is currently one of the RIPE IoT Working Group Co-Chair. He received the CENTR R&D award for his work in the ANR project, WINGS, for being the principal contributor to the GS1 ONS Standards.
Sandoche actively participates in several standardisation and related organisations such as GS1, LoRa-alliance, RIPE, IETF, AIOTI.
His main research interests are IoT identification, resolution, security and service discovery.