Jean-Charles Hourcade, Chairman of the Strategic Board
Jean-Charles Hourcade is Founder and President at Red Cat Technologies, a strategy consulting firm focused on the Media, Communication and Information Technology markets. He was until 2008 Chief Technology Officer at THOMSON and Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of the Technology Division. He served from 1995 to 2000 as Vice President Strategic Planning, Thomson-CSF, where he was in charge of Corporate Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Mergers & Acquisitions activities. He joined the Thomson CSF Group in February 1986, coming from the National Institute for Audiovisual (INA), and served as Chairman and CEO of Thomson Digital Image (TDI), a company specialized in 3D Computer Graphics software and systems. Jean-Charles Hourcade is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris. Mr. Hourcade is a member of the French Académie des Technologies.
Hassan Triqui, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Hassan Triqui is a former executive with Thales, Thomson and Nextamp, a successful startup venture. Hassan has 18 years of experience in the technology sector. Up to mid 2009, he was VP of Sales for Thomson Content Security, formerly Nextamp, a start-up company that was acquired by Thomson mid 2005. Before developing the Nextamp business, Hassan was Director of Europe & Multimedia Sales for Thales Broadcast and Multimedia. Hassan is a graduate in electrical engineering from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) and holds an MBA in International Business from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes and Open University in the UK.
Sylvain Guilley, Co-founder and Scientific Advisor
Sylvain Guilley is "Ingénieur en Chef des Mines" and Associate Professor at Institut TELECOM-TELECOM ParisTech. He has been conducting researches towards defining provable secure architectures for trusted computing for ten years. Sylvain authored various scientific publications and patents in security and embedded systems. He is a member of the IACR, of the IEEE and of the Cryptarchi club. Sylvain graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (X97), TELECOM-ParisTech (ENST 2002), and got a MSc from ENS / Paris 6 University, a PhD from TELECOM-ParisTech (2007) and an HDR from Paris 7 University (2012).
Jean-Luc Danger, Co-founder and Scientific Advisor
Jean-Luc Danger is Professor at TELECOM ParisTech. He received his engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from SUPELEC in 1981. After 12 years in industrial laboratories (PHILIPS, NOKIA), he joined TELECOM ParisTech in 1993. He is currently the head of the digital electronic system research group and conducts research in the field of security for embedded systems, configurable architectures and implementation of complex algorithms. Jean-Luc authored several scientific publications and patents in security and embedded systems.
Laurent Sauvage, Co-founder and Scientific Advisor
Laurent Sauvage holds a PhD from TELECOM ParisTech where he runs the trusted computing laboratory. His research topics include experimental aspects as well as simulation of electromagnetic information leakage. Laurent authored various scientific publications and patents in security and embedded systems.