Before co-founding ideXlab, Jean-Louis Liévin has been Director of Research and Innovation for British Telecom and Vice President Strategy and Business Development for Alcatel. He has over 20 years of experience in innovation in particular in telecommunications, hardware, software and services. He is passionate about Open Innovation, change management and technology transfers and worked for organisations in France, Germany, the UK and the US. Jean-Louis holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Paris-Orsay, an MSc in Engineering from the Insitut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne.
Pierre Bonnard has over 20 years of research and technical developments in the field of software, telecommunication and information processing. He has conducted projects for companies such as Usinor, Matra, Alcatel-Lucent where he managed software and products development and authored 7 international patents. He has contributed to several start-up projects in the Telecommunication and Internet fields. Pierre graduated in Physics from Ecole Centrale Marseille and in Signal Processing from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble.
Olivier Houssin is an experienced Chairman/CEO of large technology companies worldwide, specializing in company turnarounds in leading edge technology sectors.
He was a member of the executive committees of Alcatel and Thales. He has been successfully transforming businesses in various industry sectors such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transports, satellites, security or cables. He has created his own Strategy & Organisation consulting firm in 2009 and co-founded ideXlab.
Olivier holds an Engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications.
Bertrand Lellouche has over 20 years experience in International Financial Management and Strategy, including financial control and communication, operating in France, Germany and the U.K. He worked for leading companies such as Technomed (medical), Coflexip (oil services) and Vivendi (environment). Before co-founding ideXlab, he also helped a number of young innovative groups such as GenOdyssee (therapeutics), BMD (diagnostics), NetASQ (IT Security) and SpineVision (Medical Devices), where he developed corporate value and executed successful turnarounds. Bertrand holds a Master of Science in International Management from the MBA Institute.
Amir Laïs received his Master degree in Computing and Embedded Systems in 2012 from the University of Paris 13. He works for ideXlab since its creation as a Developer and his core interests are in data processing and system architecture for intermediation platforms applied to Open Innovation. His is mastering multiple languages and environments such as EJB, UML, JSP, Servlets, MySQL, Eclipse, HTML. Prior to working for ideXlab, he has been involved in a number of IT projects in France and in Tunisia where he was originally born.
Julien Yakhni joined ideXlab in 2012 as a Software Developer and his core interests are in web design and workflow applications for intermediation platforms applied to Open Innovation.
Prior to ideXlab, he developed an extensive experience in various industries: Oger international, infoSysta, Ogero, Innovtel, Tecware int.
He holds an Engineering degree from the ISEN and a BA in ICT from the Lebanese university.
Expert in multiple languages and environments such as PHP5, C++, C#, HTML5, jQuery, Flash, Symfony, MySQL, UML.