Matthieu has been actively involved in the civil society movement in France as part of Youth Diplomacy (now Open Diplomacy Institute, Youth Think tank http://www.open-diplomacy.eu/) from 2011 to 2014 and was was head of the International Relations & New Technologies program at Youth Diplomacy for 2 years and finished Vice President and treasurer of the association before moving to San Francisco end of 2014. He participated to the collaborative workgroup in Paris to translate the Open Government Guide in France - " Guide pour un gouvernment ouvert" in 2014. Matthieu has been working between San Francisco and Paris for the last 7 years to identify business opportunities and innovation for BNP Paribas Group and L’Atelier clients. Since 2016, he has been leading the analyst team of L’Atelier BNP Paribas in San Francisco and is looking at the smart cities and civictech scene and its development. LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/1WjinyX