Hervé Guégan - VP Strategy & Business Development
Hervé brings to ASELTA more than 35 years of experience in semi-conductor and EDA software industry with companies like Alcatel, Intel, Daisy Systems, Valid Logic and Thalès. More recently, Hervé was AMS product line R&D director for Mentor Graphics in Grenoble (France) from 1998 to 2010. Hervé graduated from “Ecole Superieure d’Electronique de l’Ouest” and holds a Master in management from the “Institut d’Administration des Entreprises” of Grenoble.
Christophe Guittard - VP Sales & Marketing
Before joining Aselta, Christophe was General Manager Europe and VP Sales for VaST Systems. Christophe has nearly 30 years of experience in the Semiconductor and Electronics Design Automation Industry. Christophe also held various sales and marketing management role at Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor, Sierra, Simplex, Epic and Valid. He began his career as a design engineer at Philips semiconductor. Christophe graduated from “ecole centrale de Lille”, France and he holds a M.S. of semiconductors physic.
Noriaki (Ken) Kikuchi - VP Sales Asia & General Manager
Before joining ASELTA, Kikuchi was President of Magma Automation in Japan. Kikuchi has over 35 years of experience in the Semiconductor and Electronics Design Automation Industry. Kikuchi also held various sales management roles at Brion Technologies, Tera Systems in Japan as President, and Synopsys in Japan as General Manager. He began his career in sales at SII (Seiko Instruments Inc). Kikuchi graduated from Chuo University in Tokyo Japan.
Patrick Schiavone, PhD - CTO
Before joining ASELTA, Patrick was a Senior Research Scientist at the Georgia Tech – CNRS joint lab in Atlanta. He cumulates more than 20 years in leading R&D Laboratories in Microelectronics working in the field of optical metrology and lithography. He authored or co-authored more than 140 publications in conferences and refereed journals and holds 8 patents. Dr Schiavone holds a PhD in Physics from Université Paris 6.
Jean Mirallié - CFO
Jean brings more than 18 years of experience as CFO of start-up companies in semiconductor, medtech and internet sectors, like Soisic (sold to ARM), Crocus, Bioprofile (sold to Tornier) and Movea. He began his career as auditor at Price Waterhouse Coopers then as Corporate Controller at Total. Jean holds a MBA from Reims Management School.