About us

2B1st Consulting

2B1st Consulting is a family company developing digital solutions coupled with methods for enterprises to work more efficiently.   2B1st Consulting is composed of international Experts of the Energy and Digitalization with the support of an in-house digital factory. Originally from the petroleum industry, 2B1st Consulting expanded in all the industries, always combining its expertise with homemade solutions.

2B1st company is headquartered in Chamonix Mont Blanc, France and helps customers around the globe.

“See Beyond, Move First”

True to our motto, 2B1st is acting in many trade associations in Europe and Middle East to share its knowhow and stay at the top of its expertise.


Some of the associations and clusters we are involved in:

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Back in 2010 our founder JC Guilhem was ABB Global VP Oil Gas Petrochemical and looking for an efficient way to trace this market and drive his team with foresight.


Unsuited by existing solutions, he decided to leave his position and create a tool easing the Oil Gas and Energy market to help contractors and vendors adopt a pro active business development approach.

    Jean-Charles Guilhem


    Jean Guilhem

  Operations Director

Business Intelligence
for the Energy Market

Launched in 2012 from this impulse, www.projectsmartexplorer.com is the result of a reverse engineering work conducted by experts of the energy sector.


Evaluating the 1000 most active projects of the Oil Gas Petrochemical and Energy industry, Project Smart Explorer facilitates the business development.


Tracing projects from early phase users detect all the trends and opportunities on the market upfront, to lead the project pursuit end-to-end.


Adopting our database and market approach, capture teams turn pro-active, and can chase projects matching with the company’s expertise.


Playing pro active contractors and vendors become more efficient and successful at the same cost thanks to comprehensive business intelligence.
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Project Smart Explorer® is the leading database for business intelligence regarding Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Energy markets.

Project Smart Explorer is the leading database for business intelligence regarding Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Energy markets.

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Industrie 4.0 Smart Platform® is the unique collaborative tool enabling companies to work in agile mode together while protecting their Intellectual Property

Agile platform
for Collective Intelligence

2B1st is involved since 2014 in the development and standardization of digital technologies for the petroleum sector with the German initiative Industrie 4.0.

2B1st is working to adapt IoT architectures and standards to manage the communication between people, because people need to be connected before objects.

Here was the birth of our solution: www.industrie4.0smartplatform.com the first platform to work in collaborative mode and measure value creation.

Offering an intuitive and secured process to convert partnerships into collaborative success, while protecting their intellectual property.

Industrie 4.0 Smart Platform is the unique collaborative tool enabling companies to 

work in agile mode together while protecting 

their Intellectual Property

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