About us

Secure-IC is a spin-off from Télécom ParisTech University, one of the most advanced institutes in embedded security research. Sylvain Guilley, Jean-Luc Danger and Laurent Sauvage, Paris Tech researchers and inventors of more than 50 families of patents on embedded security have founded Secure-IC jointly with Hassan Triqui and Philippe Nguyen in january 2010.

Mission and Values

Our mission is to partner with our clients throughout and beyond the IC design process to provide best-of-breed security expertise, solutions, and technologies, for embedded systems and connected objects. More than just words, our values define how we conduct ourselves and our business on a day-to-day basis. Our values are vital to the success of Secure-IC and the trust of our clients.

  1. We are pioneers
  2. We are committed to being a good corporate citizen
  3. We are a people company
  4. We are proactive
  5. And above all, we exceed client expectations

Executive Team

 

Hassan Triqui, CEO

Hassan Triqui is a former executive with Thales, Thomson and Nextamp, a successful start-up venture. Hassan has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector. Up to mid-2009, he was VP of Sales & Marketing for Thomson Content Security, formerly Nextamp, a start-up company that was acquired by Thomson mid-2005. Before developing the Nextamp business, Hassan has held several senior positions within the Thales organization. He graduated in electrical engineering from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) and holds an MBA from Rennes School of Business and Open University in the UK.

 

Philippe Nguyen, CTO

After a PhD in Science on smart silicon retinas, he held several positions at Thales and Thomson. Prior to Secure-IC, Philippe was Scientific and Technology Director in a start-up company he co-founded, dealing with security on multimedia contents.

 

Sylvain Guilley, Think Ahead Business Line Director

Sylvain Guilley’s research interests are trusted computing, cyber-security, secure prototyping in FPGA and ASIC, and formal methods. Sylvain has authored more than one hundred research papers, and about ten patents. He is member of the IACR, the IEEE and senior member of the CryptArchi club. He is alumni from Ecole Polytechnique and TELECOM-ParisTech. In 2010, he has co-founded the Secure-IC company as a spin-off of TELECOM-ParisTech. Since 2012, he organizes the PROOFS workshop, which brings together researchers whose objective is to increase the trust in the security of embedded systems.

 

Karine Lorvellec, Threat Protection Business Line Director

After graduating from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) with a degree in electronics, Karine Lorvellec had been working for 12 years as an ASICs designer for broadcast encoders at Thomson. Then she has joined Secure-IC to manage a team in charge of developing a collection of technologies to answer security concerns rising from our interconnected world.

 

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Robert Nguyen , Threat Analysis Business Line Director

After a PhD in sciences on computer architecture for vision machine for Ministery of Defense, Robert Nguyen held several positions at Thales, Zodiac and Ingenico. He acted formerly as technical advisor for real-time and connected computing, both on governmental and industrial projects.

 

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Charles Thooris, Sales & Marketing Director

Charles Thooris was appointed Director of Secure-IC Pte Ltd and Head of Sales for Secure-IC in 2014. He was previously in charge of Sales & Marketing of the Asia-Pacific area. He has been based out of Singapore since 2012. Charles is a graduate from the French aerospace engineering school Supaero completed by a master degree in engineering management

 

 

Governance

Corporate governance is an integral part of the Secure-IC corporate culture and it is founded on our values. We are committed to high standards of corporate governance, as we consider this contributes to the company’s long-term success. Our commitment to efficient company management is how we gain and keep the trust of employees, customers, partners, and communities in which we work and do business.

The  Strategic Board

  • Jean-Charles Hourcade, Chairman
  • Hassan Triqui
  • Philippe Nguyen
  • Sylvain Guilley
  • Jean-Luc Danger
  • Laurent Sauvage
  • David Naccache, Chairman of the Scientific Committee