Florent ARGOUGES

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Company: 
Thales
Job Title: 
Project Manager
Location: 
France
Graduation Year: 
1999
Degree Earned: 
MS ECE
Partner School: 
Supelec

"In our business today world it is important to have an international background. When I arrived in Metz as student in Supelec, I discovered Georgia Tech Lorraine and so I applied for a Master Degree.

This experience was unique : experience the student american way of life on a such a campus as GaTech and to compare american and french education (French is more focus on theory and American on pratical).
Last but not least, it improved my English quite a lot. I have used every day since...

As it was quite difficult to apply for an expatriated job with foreign state administration customers without any experience, the double degree Supelec / GaTech was a "kind of warranty" for my boss : it meant the combination of one of the leading french engineering school diploma with an international experience.

So I started my career in a french multinational company, but in Finland.
After 11 years, I worked in 9 different countries (Australia, Lithuania, Sweden, Egypt) and after having started as simple integrator, I'm now Project Manager for a 10th different country..."