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Amedeo D’Angelo is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verimatrix, known as Inside Secure prior to the name change in July 2019. Prior to joining Inside Secure in 2015, Amedeo spent a large part of his career at executive positions in high-tech companies. In particular, he spent more than 20 years in the field of security and payment. Amedeo dedicated the first 12 years of his career in the field of semiconductors, at AMD (Advanced Micro Devices), and then at the head of Samsung's European Operations. He has held top management positions in leading European companies including Gemplus Card International, part of the Gemplus group 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, and Chairman of Y Generation, which developed a mobile payment platform. Amedeo also served as Chief Operating Officer at Oberthur Card Systems, developing security solutions and software for personnel systems and CEO of Ingenico, a global leader in secure transactions and payment systems, where he implemented structural strategic changes necessary to position the company back to profitability. He is still currently the Chairman of Linxens, a world leader in the design and manufacture of smartcard connectors and antennas for secure documents.
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).
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.
Birth : 1972
Nationality : German
Joerg Zirener, is a Senior Managing Director with OEP, based in Frankfurt. Joerg Zirener joined OEP in 2006 and has been working on numerous investments in the packaging, IT services, technology, chemical and healthcare industries. Joerg Zirener is a member of the Board of Directors of DWK Lifescience Group, Smartrac, Lutech, Neology, and Bibliotheca and has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of Constantia Flexibles, Engineering and Duropack. Prior to joining OEP, he was a Senior Project Manager in the Restructuring/Corporate Finance division of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, where he was responsible for corporate restructuring projects across different industries in Europe. Joerg Zirener also started his own business focusing on the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Joerg Zirener studied Business Administration at the European Business School in Oestrich Winkel, the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa in Buenos Aires and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de La Rochelle. He wrote his doctoral thesis on Bankruptcy (Chapter 11) restructurings and received his Ph.D. from the Europa Universität Viadrina.