ATEME’s executive team brings decades of experience and leadership that guide the company’s direction. Since the founding of ATEME the company has been led by an experienced management team that combines engineering talent with business talent and commitment to customers proven in the broadcast and broadband industry.
Co-founder, President, CEO
Chief Technology Officer
ATEME’s Board of Directors is working closely with the corporate leadership to define and execute a profitable growth strategy. The board is led by ATEME’s founder and CEO, and independent members with complementary knowledge of strategy, finance and communication.
Board member since 06/2015
Joanna Darlington is Head of Financial Communications/Chief Transformation Officer of the satellite operator, Eutelsat Communications. Prior to joining Eutelsat Joanna was a partner at the capital markets consultancy, Makinson Cowell (part of the Corporate Advisory Group of KPMG) and before that head of European equity research at BNP Paribas and head of Pan-European research at ABN AMRO.
Joanna is a British National and a graduate of the University of Cambridge.
Co-founder, President, CEO
Michel Artières is a co-founder, President and CEO of ATEME. Previously, Michel had directed R&D in Image Processing and Compression at the French Ministry of Defence. He specifically directed research works in the field of progressive lossless compression for very high definition images, and blurred image restoration in noisy environments. Michel received his engineering degree from Supelec, Paris, with a specialization in signal processing.
Board member since 01/2015
Jacques Galloy is founder and Managing Partner of Gaudeto, an Advisory and Investment Company focused on small to mid-size technology and media companies. He is also a board member of 6 companies. He has 20 years of business leadership experience and active participation of successful international expansion in both business and equity capital markets. He served 12 years till 2014 as Board member and CFO of EVS, worldwide leader in TV Technology niches, a top 30 Belgian listed company. He co-founded and has chaired the Board of dcinex for 8 years till 2013, European leader in digital cinema.
Board member since 12/2005
Benoit Fouchard is in charge of the automotive market for simulation software editor MSC Software since 2016. At ATEME between 2001 and 2015, Benoit was first head of sales and – from 2010 – in charge of the company’s growth strategy. Before joining ATEME, Benoit held international business development positions with IT supply chain specialist ModusLink, spearheading the group expansion in Southern and Eastern Europe. Benoit graduated from HEC, Paris and CEMS.
Observer since 03/2010
Laurent Cadieu is Founding Managing Partner of Largam, an investment boutique located in Luxembourg. Laurent served as Head of European Equities of BNP Paribas, and managed BNP Paribas entities in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. He served as Member of the board of Nasdaq Europe and Easdaq from 2001 to 2007, and as a Director of small technology companies in Europe.
Laurent graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENST.