Georges has worked in other positions at the headquarters of Orange in Paris, at Microsoft’s European headquarters in Paris, and at French online media. He is the co-author of the book The Second Life of Networks with Didier Lombard, former CEO of France Telecom-Orange. He is also the founder and the President of the Orange Institute, created in September 2009. Furthermore, Georges spearheaded the conception and development of Orange’s award winning accelerator: Orange Fab.
He holds a Master in Computer Science and Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute in Nancy, as well as several patents. On March 19, 2015, Georges was conferred the distinction of "Knight of the Legion of Honor".
Before that he held different roles within Orange, including serving as VP for Orange’s European-based voice and IP wholesale services division, VP of Marketing & Business Planning for GlobeCast, Orange's satellite broadcasting subsidiary, and as the VP of Marketing for Orange US.
Before joining Orange, Mr. Sidhom worked for Verizon/GTE in a variety of executive-level marketing and development roles from 1980 to 1991.
Mr. Sidhom holds an MA from UCLA. He holds three patents.