Board of Directors

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Board of Directors2019-10-24T18:06:29+02:00

The strategy of DSTI and its execution are managed and controlled by the Board of Directors, which includes internal representatives of DSTI, as well as external directors, appointed on the proposal of senior executives.

The board is made up of seven members.


José Massol, Chairman
After 35 years of successful international management experience, José Massol has founded the consulting and Business Angel firm Vintium International. He graduated from Arts & Métiers ParisTech and CentralSupélec. Mr Massol is the former Senior Vice-President of the THALES Group.

Alain Bravo, Scientific Advisory Chairman
Alain Bravo graduated from École Polytechnique (cohort 1965) École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Télécom ParisTech (cohort 1970). Today, he is the CEO and Chairman of ABHEXIS and of the National Academy of Technologies of France. He is also the founder of SFR and the former CEO of Supélec Engineering School.

Henri Magnan, Director
Henri Magnan is the former Senior Vice-President of THALES Group and the former Director of OROLIA Group. He is a member of Arts & Métiers ParisTech, Supélecgraduate, Chevalier de Légion d’Honneur (France) and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (France).

Gérald Roux, Director
Gérald Roux graduated from Arts & Métiers ParisTech (1977) and the Institut du Contrôle de Gestion (1984). He is a Business Angel at Méditerranée Investissements and the Chairman of Clinique Saint Dominique Nice. He is also a member of the Finland Honorary Consul. Mr Roux is the former CEO of  KONE France and Chairman of Arts & Métiers ParisTech Alumni Network Nice-Corsica.

Richard Beltrame, CEO
Richard Beltrame is the former CFO & HRM of Thales SAFAREPONS. He graduated from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion and is the Pioneer in Management control system in France. Mr Beltrame is also the former President of the Lions Club (Alpes-Maritime).

Sébastien Corniglion, CEO – Teaching & Research
Sébastien Corniglion is the Co-founder and CEO of DSTI. He is in charge of education and research policies. Sebastien graduated from the Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis & The University of Edinburgh. He is a Former Adjunct Professor at Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, EDHEC, IDRAC, Thăng Long University (Hà Nội, Việt Nam).

Léo Souquet, CEO – Corporate Relations
Léo Souquet is the Co-founder and CEO of DSTI. He got his Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) at the Edinburgh Napier University. Léo is Professor of the AWS class at DSTI.

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