Geographer, head of the “Innovation et Territoire” Masters Program at IGA (Grenoble Alpes University), associate professor at Shanghai University, and president of the Pôle de recherché et d’expérimentation sur les arts urbains (Polau). A Pacte researcher (UMR 5194 CNRS) and part of Eirest (Paris 1 Sorbonne) and MOTU (Milan), he focuses on urban and innovation issues, particularly of mobility and temporal use. He has written a dozen books including L’Hybridation des mondes and Chronotopies (2017). He has directed several structures, both associations and public institutions, and currently works on the issues of economic development, urban planning, time and mobilities. He also took part in the prospective work for Datar as well as Jean Nouvel’s project for the Greater Paris.