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Jean-Paul Rival


Jean-Paul RIVAL (54, French / Australian) is co-founder and CEO of URBISMART, a start-up created in 2014 that reinvents the Supply Chain by breaking the existing silos and developing a mutualized business model, with benefits both to the shippers, the carriers, the cities and the end consumers. Jean-Paul has been working successfully on Supply Chain and warehouse optimization projects for over 20 years. Before addressing the property development an urban aspects of logistics with Concerto, a Kaufman & Broad company, he implemented automation and IT solutions in Europe and Asia Pacific with Savoye Logistics, EXE Technologies and Siemens / Dematic. Thanks to his multi-cultural background and education (EM LYON Business School, INSEAD MBA), he always maintain a balance between global vision and execution, with a focus on true innovation.