Cedric Hutchings is Vice President of Digital Health at Nokia Technologies. Prior to his current position, Cedric was co-founder and CEO of Withings, a consumer electronics company developing smart products to help people around the world easily manage their health and well-being. Withings was founded in 2008 in France, and released the first WiFi smart scale in 2009. Since then, Withings broadened its range of products to include various fitness and sleep trackers, a wireless blood pressure monitor and a WiFi thermometer, amongst other innovative products. Withings was acquired by Nokia Technologies in May 2016.
Armed with an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale and a Masters from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cédric first worked as a product manager at Inventel, overseeing the launch of residential wireless gateways. He then joined Thompson as Marketing Director for Domestic Products. Driving the development of Nokia Technologies’ life-changing products, his vision is to reinvent our relationship with health, empowering people to overcome any fears or barriers associated with it and help them regain control.