Graduate summa cum laude, Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1973. Master of Laws, University Paris, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Paris, 1976.
Master of Business Administration, Institute Superieur des Affaires, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1978.
Special advisor to French Embassy, England, 1978-1980. Product marketing manager Texas Instruments, France, 1980-1982. European marketing, manager Texas Instruments Europe, 1983-1984.
Assistant to executive, vice president Committee on Ethics and Professionalism-Comm., 1984-1986, international development manager, 1986-1988. Consultant Technology Management Program Worldwide Executive Search (formerly Tasa International), 1989-1992, managing partner, 1997—2002. Chief Executive Officer Ivy Executive Search, since 2002.
Assistant professor Institute d'Etudes Politiques Paris, 1980-1987, professor, 1988-1994. Public Objectif Export, since 1989.
Member Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France.
Married Anna Tepli, October 18, 1986. Children: Marc, Alexandra.