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Amedeo D’Angelo is the Chairman of Inside Secure’s Management Board. Prior to joining Inside Secure in 2015, Amedeo D’Angelo spent a large portion of his career in the hi-tech sector. He dedicated the first 12 years of his career to semiconductors at AMD (Advanced Micro Devices), and then as the head of Samsung’s European operations. He has held top management positions in leading global companies including Gemplus Card International, now Gemalto, as President. He was also the founder and CEO of Incard, an Italian company developing chip card, software applications and security products to serve the banking, telecom and the identity markets. He then was founder and Chairman of Y Generation, which developed a mobile payment platform. Amedeo also served as Chief Operating Officer at Oberthur Card Systems, developing security software and solutions for payment and telecom markets. Amedeo was also CEO of Ingenico, a global leader in secure transactions and payment systems, at a time of a strategic, structural change, and he succeeded in leading the company back to profitability. He is non-executive Chairman of Linxens, a world leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and contactless inlays for smart cards and secure documents.
Birth : 1965
Nationality : French
Jean Schmitt is Managing Partner of Jolt Capital and Chairman of Hattemer. Before founding JoltTech Capital, from 2001 to 2011 Jean Schmitt was Partner then Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners. Before that, Jean Schmitt had founded several companies, including SLP InfoWare, one of the worldwide leaders in predictive CRM software for the telecommunications sector, which he sold to Gemplus in 2000. He then held the joint roles of CEO of SLP InfoWare and Vice President for Telecoms Solutions & Applications at Gemplus. Jean Schmitt is currently a member on the board of directors of companies such as Heptagon (Singapore) or Fogale Interactive Technologies (Switzerland). He no longer serves on the boards of Myriad (SIX: MYRN) or Authentec since it was sold to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AUTH). Jean Schmitt is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST) in Paris and holds a postgraduate degree in artificial intelligence. Jean lectures at Telecom ParisTech, Mines ParisTech and at HEC business school.
Muriel Barnéoud serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Docapost (a subsidiary of La Poste group with revenues of €450 million and 4,500 employees) specializing in digital and mobile transition of companies and institutions and an expert in document management, digitalization, and security of electronic communications. Muriel Barnéoud joined the La Poste group in 1994 after an initial experience at Arthur Andersen. She went on to become Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Mail with responsibility for production. Muriel Barnéoud was non-executive chairman of two holding companies for the La Poste group’s logistics operations (Viapost and STP). She is the chairman of approximately ten boards of directors within the Docapost group. She also sits on the supervisory committee of Xange Private Equity, La Poste’s private equity company, and on the board of directors of Sofipost, the La Poste group’s holding company. In addition, she is a board member of the Syntec Numérique professional association (vendors committee) and of the Centre National de Référence (CNR) Santé à Domicile et Autonomie (French national organization set up to facilitate the development and use of information technology for health and dependency-related applications) and is also a member of the management committee for the CNAM Abbé Grégoire foundation. Muriel Barnéoud graduated from the IEP Paris and ENSPTT schools and holds a postgraduate diploma in finance and tax.
Birth : 1970
Nationality : French
Catherine Blanchet is a member of the board and chairman of the audit committee of Coheris (Euronext: COH), a CRM and analytics solutions provider. In 2015, she created her own company to support high-growth companies and help them accelerate their development strategy and build durable valuation. Ms. Blanchet began her career in 1994 with Crédit Lyonnais in New York, before joining the bank's international audit department in Paris. From 1998 to 2008, Ms. Blanchet worked with Completel, a B2B telecom operator notably as Deputy Chief Financial Officer in charge of strategic planning, financing and investor relations. From 2009 to 2015, Ms. Blanchet worked with Ingenico (Euronext: ING) as Investor Relations Director to build group visibility and attractiveness within the financial community, and then as Vice-President Investor Relations and External Communication to manage the transformation of the company's profile, from a leading industrial group to a payment market leader. Ms. Blanchet is a graduate of Paris IX Dauphine Business School (MSG 1993) and Telecom Management School (1994), with a major in telecoms for finance from Mines-Telecom Institute / Bretagne (France).
Alain Blancquart is currently chairman and CEO of Sierrabolics, a data analytics software company based in California. He has spent the past 40 years in positions from international vice-president to chairman and CEO in both emerging and well-established corporations, including publicly-listed companies, including Micropro, Borland, Computervision, Openwave, Esmertec, and Streamezzo. As chairman and CEO of Esmertec, Mr. Blancquart managed a successful IPO on the Swiss stock exchange four years after the incorporation of the company. His expertise in developing startups, restructuring corporations on a worldwide basis, and creating value for investors is well recognized. He holds an Electronic Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale in Paris, France.