Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, Lycée Gay Lussac, Limoges, France, 1979. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Institut Supérieur de Gestion, Paris, 1985. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1999.
Sales representative Control Data, Marne La Vallée, France, 1984—1986. Senior account manager Unisys France, Nanterre, 1987—1988. Branch sales manager Tandem Computers, Neuilly sur Seine, France, 1989.
National account manager france telecom Hewlett Packard, Les Ulis, France, 1990—1994, sales manager telecom, utilities and media France, 1994—1997, general manager services and support France, 1998—1999, France, 1998—1999, general manager enterprise computing and solutions France (including Monaco), 1999—2000. Managing director and vice president france and belgium Lucent Technologies, Le Plessis Robinson, France, since 2000. Indiana director Streamcore SA, Gennevilliers, since 2002.
Non-executive director Niji SA, Rennes, France.
Member of Entreprise et Progrès (associate), Groupement des Industriels des Télécommunications (associate. Board directors 2000-2003), Politique Internationale (honorary).
Married Catherine Com, August 31, 1985 (divorced January 10, 1994). Married Agnès Charles, September 2, 1995. Children: Agathe, Amaury.