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  • Christophe AUBE

    Co-founder & CEO - Agreenculture

    Co-founder & CEO - Agreenculture

    Christophe Aubé > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Christophe Aubé > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Christophe Aubé is co-founder of AgreenCulture, a company specialized in robotics for open field crop. As son of a farmer, Christophe quickly became aware of the new challenges of agriculture and the interest of smart farming. Thanks to his training and experience in aeronautics, Christophe is able to apply his skills to the context of agricultural sector to guarantee performance, reliability and robustness to the robots. AgreenCulture was a winner of The Robot of The Year Challenge in 2018 and is actively working to promote sustainable and profitable agriculture

  • Josh AVIV

    Founder & CEO - SparkCharge

    Founder & CEO - SparkCharge

    Josh Aviv  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Josh Aviv  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Josh is a certified Data Scientist and the Founder & CEO of SparkCharge. His experience in entrepreneurship and startups spans over 6 years and he has emerged as a dynamic figure in the Cleantech community. Josh is also a winner of the world’s largest pitch competition, 43North. He holds a B.A. in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Information Management and Data Science from Syracuse University.

  • Abhishek BALI

    3DEXPERIENCE Lab North America Manager - Dassault Systèmes

    3DEXPERIENCE Lab North America Manager - Dassault Systèmes

    abhishek bali > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® abhishek bali > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Abhishek has over 14 years of industry experience around managing design and innovation teams in both corporate and consulting environments. Prior to joining Dassault Systemes, Abhishek was Lead Designer for Mobile Phones at Samsung Global Design Studio, and then went on to manage a highly successful cross-functional Innovation team within Russian Telecom giant MTS (Mobile Telesystems). Abhishek has Master's degrees in Structural Engineering and Industrial Design from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and an MBA from Cornell University.

  • Jeremy BERNABEU

    High Tech Industry Solution Technical Senior Manager, Dassault Systèmes - Dassault Systèmes

    High Tech Industry Solution Technical Senior Manager, Dassault Systèmes - Dassault Systèmes

    Jeremy Bernabeu > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Jeremy Bernabeu > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Jérémy is passionate about new technologies in general and the High-Tech industry in particular. He started his career 12 years ago as a software engineer at Dassault Systèmes. He then specialized in solution architecture & engineering in an industrial context.

    He is currently working with key industry clients to define the technical architecture of the Dassault Systèmes' High-Tech Solution Experiences addressing Consumer Electronics & Telecommunications industry needs.

    On top of that, Jérémy is an avid gamer, a soccer & music fan.

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  • Jonathan BJERKE

    Industry technical Director, Constructions, Cities & Territories - Dassault Systèmes

    Industry technical Director, Constructions, Cities & Territories - Dassault Systèmes

    Jonathan Bjerke speaker Jonathan Bjerke speaker

    Passionate about Technology, Mobility, and Cities, Jonathan brings an interesting blend of experiences to the topic of Smart Cities.

    Growing up in Michigan, cars and all things mechanical is in his DNA. Combining this DNA with a love of technology and an education in computer science, Jonathan joined Dassault Systèmes more than 15 years ago.  He has had the privilege of working in, and learning about, a variety of industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Health care, High Tech and others.

    However, my interest in cities and desire to make them smart, sustainable, and resilient brought me to where he is today.  As a Director of 3DEXPERIENCity at Dassault Systèmes, he is able to apply his diverse background and knowledge to help solve some of the complex challenges facing cities.

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  • Lisa COSTA

    Technical Business Consultant - Dassault Systèmes

    Technical Business Consultant - Dassault Systèmes

    Lisa Costa > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Lisa Costa > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Lisa Costa is a seasoned professional in the PLM/PDM/CAD industry. She recently came from Aras to join the SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE platform team to use her background to bring the cloud solution to the SOLIDWORKS Community and Professional Solutions organization. Lisa has been in the SOLIDWORKS Community in roles at a Reseller, Partners, and SOLIDWORKS through an acquisition. She has developed a passion for all things PDM/PLM through roles at Pratt & Whitney, Osram Sylvania, and several PLM/PDM/CAD companies.

  • Guillaume GERONDEAU

    Vice President, Transportation & Mobility Industry Asia - Dassault Systèmes

    Vice President, Transportation & Mobility Industry Asia - Dassault Systèmes

    guillaume gerondeau > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® guillaume gerondeau > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Guillaume GERONDEAU is Vice President at Dassault Systèmes, Transportation and Mobility Industry Asia.
    He is an expert in automotive, digital business transformation and smart mobility. 
    Prior joining Dassault Systèmes in 2015, he had a 30 years long career in the automotive industry as Senior International Innovation, Product, Marketing, Sales Executive and Strategy Consultant. 
    Guillaume has experience as an executive in almost all the areas of the value chain in the automobile industry. He was head of global product strategy and product planning at Nissan. He was also heading global brand strategy and product marketing for Toyota after having been in charge of European product planning and marketing.
    At Renault, he managed a long-term research budget, led the innovation process and the reorganization of the R&D resource management and was managing director of Austrian subsidiary. 
    He also served as senior advisor of Booz Allen and Hamilton (now Strategy &) specialized in the automotive sector.

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  • Brian IRWIN

    Managing Director, Automotive and Mobility, North America - Accenture

    Managing Director, Automotive and Mobility, North America - Accenture

    Brian IRWIN  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Brian IRWIN  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Brian IRWIN is a Managing Director and leads Accenture’s Automotive and Mobility practice across North America.  Brian has over 20 years of experience serving Automotive and Industrial clients across North America, Europe and Asia, and focuses on helping companies exploit the advantages that are being created by Industry X.0 and the digital disruption that is driving innovation, new products, services, and business models. 
    Brian has served over 10 automotive OEMs, an equal number of Tier 1 suppliers, and many industrial companies, helping these organizations across a broad range of topics including strategy, and growth, as well as driving improvement in product development, quality, and complexity reduction.  He is a recognized thought leader in the industry and often speaks on disruptive technology and industry issues.   
    Prior to his work in management consulting Brian worked for a global automotive OEM.

  • Philippe LOEB

    Vice President, Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Package Goods and Retail Industries - Dassault Systèmes

    Vice President, Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Package Goods and Retail Industries - Dassault Systèmes

    Philippe LOEB  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Philippe LOEB  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Philippe LOEB is Dassault Systèmes’ Vice-President for the Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries since 2012. In this position, he is responsible for helping brands and retailers answer their customers’ growing expectations by delivering solutions to innovate from concept to shoppers and consumers, on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

    Philippe LOEB brings over twenty years of experience at Dassault Systèmes having served the company in multiple ways. During his career, Philippe developed a joint venture between Dassault Systèmes and the communication Group Publicis aiming at using 3D to co-create products with consumers.  Prior to this position, Philippe LOEB drove the strategic launch of 3DVIA, Dassault Systèmes’ brand dedicated to consumers. Before this, he was the executive technical assistant to Dassault Systèmes’ President and CEO Bernard CHARLES.

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  • Vincent MERLINO

    High Tech Industry Solution Experience Senior Manager, High-Tech Solutions - Dassault Systèmes

    High Tech Industry Solution Experience Senior Manager, High-Tech Solutions - Dassault Systèmes

    Vincent Merlino speaker Vincent Merlino speaker

    Vincent is a passionate of new Consumer Electronics new technologies, innovation & people synergies.
    He started his career 15 years ago as Mechanical Engineer working for various companies like PSA, FAURECIA, SAFRAN.

    He joined Dassault Systèmes 11 years ago and following different roles in various industries his current mission is to drive with his team the WW strategy and Go-to-Market of the Solutions portfolio addressing High-Tech / Consumer Electronics industry needs.

    More personally, Vincent was community administrator during 8 years in the biggest French Consumer Electronics reviews website lesnumeriques.com. Guitarist, Runner, Traveler, Cook.

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  • Simon RENARD

    Solution Senior Manager, Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries - Dassault Systèmes

    Solution Senior Manager, Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries - Dassault Systèmes

    Simon RENARD  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes® Simon RENARD  > speaker >  Dassault Systèmes®

    Simon is currently Solution Senior Manager for the Home & Lifestyle, Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries at Dassault Systèmes.
    He took this role in February 2018, after ten years of work experience at Dassault Systèmes in various positions, leading research and developments projects.
    Prior to this role, Simon was the Executive Technical Assistant to the Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategy Officer of the company.
    Simon is an engineer holding a Computer Science degree from Centrale Supelec. Passionate about digital technology and innovation, he thinks and delivers the next generation of solutions for the Consumer industries.

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