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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alex Mandl

74 2007 Non-Executive Independent Chairman

Philippe Vallee

54 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Virginie Duperat-Vergne

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Emmanuel Unguran

54 2016 Executive Vice President Central Operations

Martin McCourt

56 2017 Executive Vice President Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Chief Marketing Officer

Jean-Pierre Charlet

65 2016 Executive Vice President Legal and Company Secretary

Philippe Cabanettes

63 2006 Executive Vice President Human Resources

Philippe Cambriel

60 2016 Executive Vice President Corporate Projects and France

Sebastien Cano

47 2016 Executive Vice President Enterprise & Cybersecurity

Bertrand Knopf

48 2017 Executive Vice President Banking & Payment

Isabelle Marand

52 2014 Executive Vice President Corporate Communication

Frederic Trojani

56 2014 Executive Vice President Government

Frederic Vasnier

52 2017 Executive Vice President Mobile Services and IoT

Serge Barbe

55 2017 Chief Technology Officer

Eke Bijzitter

44 2016 Governance and Corporate Officer

Olivier Piou

59 2016 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Homaira Akbari

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Buford Alexander

69 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philippe Alfroid

72 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Joop Drechsel

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Johannes Fritz

64 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Ormerod

69 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jill Smith

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yen Yen Tan

53 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jean-Claude Deturche

2018 Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Alex Mandl

Mr. Alex Mandl has served as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of Gemalto N.V. since December 2, 2007. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. He served as Executive Chairman of the Company (June 2, 2006 - December 2, 2007) and Chairman and CEO of Gemplus from September 2002 to June 2006. From April 2001 through August 2002, he was a principal in ASM Investments focusing on technology investments. Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of Teligent, a company he started in 1996, offering the business markets an alternative to the local Bell Companies for telecommunication and internet services. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Mandl was with AT&T where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for long distance, wireless, local communications and internet services. Prior to his President/COO position he was AT&T's Chief Financial Officer. Between 1987 and 1991, he was Chairman and CEO of Sea-Land Services, Inc., a provider of ocean transport services. In 1980, he joined Seaboard Coastline Industries, a diversified transportation company, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He began his career in 1969, when he joined Boise Cascade Corp., as Merger and Acquisition Analyst, and he held various financial positions during the next eleven years. Until September 2010, he was board Member and Chairman of the leadership and compensation committee of Hewitt Associates and board Member and Member of the audit committee and of the finance committee of Visteon Corporation. Mr. Mandl holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He is member of the Board of Directors of Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. and of Genpact Limited, as well as Board member of Accretive Health and of Levant Power Corporation.

Philippe Vallee

Mr. Philippe Vallee has served as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gemalto N.V. since September 2016. He was Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer of the Company from January 2014 until September 2016. He was previously Chief Technology Officer of Gemplus, heading the Product and Marketing Center. Prior to this appointment, he had served as Vice-President Marketing and then President of the Telecom Business Unit of Gemplus. He was previously based in Singapore as Executive Vice-President of Gemplus Technologies Asia. He has more than 20 years of experience in the Telecom industry and held various positions within Gemplus in the fields of marketing, product management and sales. Prior to joining Gemplus, he began his career with Matra Communication (now Lagardere Group) in France as Product Manager on the first generation of GSM mobile phones. Mr. Vallee graduated from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Engineering degree) and from the ESSEC Business School.

Virginie Duperat-Vergne

Ms. Virginie Duperat-Vergne has served as Chief Financial Officer of Gemalto N.V. since December 2017. Prior to joining Gemalto, she served as Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Senior Leadership Team at TechnipFMC. During seven years at TechnipFMC, she held various positions in the Group Finance team including Group Chief Accounting Officer and Group Controller. Prior to this, she served as Compliance Officer for Accounting Standards at Canal + Group (2007-2010). She started her career in 1997 as an external auditor and spent a total of 10 years first at Arthur Andersen and then Ernst & Young (now EY). Virginie holds a master's degree in management from Toulouse Business School of Universite de Toulouse.

Emmanuel Unguran

Mr. Emmanuel Unguran has served as Executive Vice President Central Operations of Gemalto N.V. since 2016. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President Production Coordination at the Company. He was responsible for the development and implementation of Gemalto’s manufacturing strategy. He joined Gemplus in 1997 where he held managerial positions in the Industrial Coordination group, specializing in Personalization, and in the Gemenos Memory Card plant (France). From 1999 to 2003, he was located in Cuernavaca, Mexico where he began as plant Manager and then became the Regional Manufacturing Manager for the Americas. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Unguran was in charge of the worldwide industrialization coordination and then took on responsibility for the European manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Gemplus, he worked from 1990 to 1997 for Labinal and its Purflux automobile branch as Methods & Industrialization Manager. He began his career in 1987 in the USA with the Vallourec group working on the startup of a new US manufacturing plant. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers.

Martin McCourt

Mr. Martin McCourt has served as Executive Vice President Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Chief Marketing Officer of Gemalto N.V. since 2017. Martin McCourt has held his current position since 2017. Since 2007 he has been in charge of Strategy and M&A for Gemalto executing over 30 acquisitions. From 2014-2016 he also held responsibility for Research and Development, Innovation, IP and Purchasing. He was previously President of Asia for Gemalto (2005-2007) and before that had spent 20 years with Corning Inc in R&D, sales and marketing, strategy and M&A roles, most recently heading the worldwide Project Services business for Corning Cable Systems. Martin has a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, a PhD in Integrated Optics from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin. Martin sits on the Board of Directors of Trustonic, Gemalto's JV with ARM.

Jean-Pierre Charlet

Mr. Jean-Pierre Charlet has served as Executive Vice President Legal and Company Secretary of Gemalto N.V. since 2016. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President Legal, Risk Prevention & Management, Company Secretary at the Company. He was admitted to the Bar in Paris where he began his career in law firms in 1974. From 1981 to 1996, he held positions within the Legal Departments of Societe Metallurgique Le Nickel-SLN, Schlumberger group, Pinault Printemps Redoute group and Carnaud-Metalbox. He subsequently served as General Counsel of Synthelabo, Deputy General Counsel of Sanofi-Synthelabo and General Counsel of Rexel. He joined Gemalto in June 2005. Mr. Charlet holds a Masters degree in Law from Universite Paris X Nanterre and a Masters degree in Comparative Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Philippe Cabanettes

Mr. Philippe Cabanettes has served as Executive Vice President Human Resources of Gemalto N.V. since 2006. He worked with Schlumberger for 23 years and has held different positions of responsibility for human resources in the petroleum, industrial and services sectors in France, Italy and the United States. From 1997 to 2001, he was Director of Personnel of the Resources Management Services division of Schlumberger. In May 2001, he became Director of Personnel of Schlumberger's Volume Products business. In May 2004, he became Vice President Human Resources for Axalto. Mr. Cabanettes is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Master in Economics from Universite Paris X Nanterre.

Philippe Cambriel

Mr. Philippe Cambriel has served as Executive Vice President Corporate Projects and France of Gemalto N.V. since 2016. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President of Secure Transactions Business Unit at the Company until 2014. He was also Member of the Company's Management Committee. He began his career at Aerospatiale in 1983. From 1989 to 1996, he held various sales and marketing positions at Compaq in France and in Germany. From 1996 to 1998, he was General Manager for IPC in France before managing the PC and Intel server unit of Bull. In 1998, he was appointed Chief Officer of sales and marketing at Bull CP8. From 2001 to 2003, Philippe Cambriel was Vice-President of Schlumberger's e-Transaction Cards business. In April 2003, he was appointed President of Schlumberger's Smart Cards business for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Cambriel is a graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Aeronautique and holds a Masters of Business Administration degrede from INSEAD or Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires, France.

Sebastien Cano

Mr. Sebastien Cano has served as Executive Vice President Enterprise & Cybersecurity of Gemalto N.V. since 2016. Sebastien Cano has held his current position since 2016 and has reported to the CEO since 2017. Based in Austin, Texas, he leads Gemalto's Enterprise & Cybersecurity Business Unit and drives the strategy for the company's industry-leading SafeNet Authentication, Encryption, and Software Monetization solutions. Previously, he served as President of Gemalto North America (2014-2016), responsible for all business operations across the region, and before that he managed the company's Telecommunications Business Unit in North America for five years. During these two previous assignments, he led the transformation of Gemalto into a leading provider of software, solutions and services to Fortune 500 Corporations. Prior to these positions, he served Gemalto in a number of leadership roles including SVP Convergence Business Group in France, VP of Operations in Brazil during the country's EMV migration and General Manager of the Telecommunications Business Unit for southern Europe. Sebastien has a master's degree in Technology Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Bertrand Knopf

Mr. Bertrand Knopf has served as Executive Vice President Banking & Payment of Gemalto N.V. since 2017. Bertrand Knopf has held his current position since 2017. Prior to this he was SVP Banking and Payment, North America (2014-2016). He previously held various positions for Axalto, then Gemalto in a number of areas including Sales, Marketing, R&D and Operations, and was based in France, South Africa, Germany and the US. He served across various industry segments including Telecom and IoT, and has nearly 20 years' experience in the Banking and Payment industry. Bertrand began his career with Schlumberger, in Oilfield Services (in Nigeria) and in Electricity Metering (in the UK). Bertrand has a degree in engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Avancees and is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ("Sciences-Po").

Isabelle Marand

Ms. Isabelle Marand has served as Executive Vice President Corporate Communication of Gemalto N.V. since January 2014. Prior to this she was VP Corporate Communication (2010-2013) and VP Branding and Internal Communication (2006-2010) for Gemalto. She previously headed Axalto communication department (2003-2006) and spent seven years in different marketing communication positions within Schlumberger. Before this she held various marketing and communication positions at Alcatel Business Systems (1989-1996). Ms. Marand is a graduate of ESC Amiens Picardie (Master in Management) and holds a degree in foreign languages from Sorbonne Universites.

Frederic Trojani

Mr. Frederic Trojani has served as Executive Vice President Government of Gemalto N.V. since 2014. Frederic Trojani has had full responsibility for Gemalto's Government business since 2014 and has reported to the CEO since 2017. Under his guidance, Gemalto has achieved a leadership position in the secure identity market, with more than 100 client references worldwide. Prior to this, Frederic served as Senior Vice President (SVP), Government Programs. His responsibilities included devising a strategic vision for Gemalto within the public sector and overseeing development of the full range of products, solutions and services. He spent five years in Finland (2006-2011) leading the successful integration of Setec Oy into the Gemalto Security Business Unit following the company's acquisition. In more than 30 years with the company, Frédéric has served in a variety of capacities at Schlumberger, Axalto and now Gemalto, including SVP Public Sector and Transport, SVP Marketing and Development and SVP/Managing Director, Telecom Systems & Solutions. As French Foreign Trade Advisor for Finland, Frederic has helped foster business relationships between French and Finnish companies. He is also the Chairman of the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) which helps governments to build and to roll out eGovernment Services. Frederic holds degrees in engineering, physics and signal processing from Institut de Chimie et Physique Industrielles, Lyon.

Frederic Vasnier

Mr. Frederic Vasnier has served as Executive Vice President Mobile Services and IoT of Gemalto N.V. since 2017. In this role, he is in charge of Mobile Platforms, IoT and Mobile Embedded Software and Products worldwide. He previously managed Embedded Software & Products for Mobile and Payment. In 17 years with Gemalto, he has held various positions in Singapore and France including Head of Telecom for Asia and managing the company's SIM business. He served as the SIMalliance Chairman for several years and was a Board Member of Singapore's National Research Foundation (NRF). Prior to joining Gemalto, Frederic worked in the Mobile Phone Division at Alcatel-Lucent. Frederic holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Ecole superieure de technologie et d'informatique and has a Master of Science in Telecom from the University of Surrey (UK) as well as an Executive MBA.

Serge Barbe

Mr. Serge Barbe has served as Chief Technology Officer of Gemalto N.V. since February 2017. Serge Barbe has held his current position since February 2017. In this role he is in charge of driving and implementing technology strategies across the company. He previously served as SVP Payment, Embedded Software and Products (2013-2016) and SVP Payment, Products and Services (2008 -2012), working with all major payment issuers worldwide, and as R&D Director (2000-2008). Prior to this, Serge was part of the Schlumberger management team in charge of the Transit Ticketing System (known today as Parkeon) which he began ex nihilo in 1993. During that period, Serge served all major European transportation authorities (SNCF, Deutch Bundesbahn) and several urban transport authorities (RATP, London Croydon Tram…) with complex systems that featured IT solutions, embedded systems, electronic ticketing and electronic payment structures. Serge holds an Electrical Engineering degree from INSA (Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon).

Eke Bijzitter

Ms. Eke Bijzitter has served as Governance and Corporate Officer of Gemalto N.V. since 2016. Prior to this, she was Compliance, Governance and Central Officer at the Company from January 2014 to 2016. Prior to this she was Group Corporate Counsel and Deputy Company Secretary of Gemalto (2005-2013). Before joining Gemalto she held different positions as corporate counsel in the Netherlands. She graduated in Law from the University of Groningen. In addition, she completed postgraduate studies in Corporate Structures at the Grotius Academie of Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.

Olivier Piou

Mr. Olivier Piou has served as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since September 1, 2016. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gemalto N.V. between 2006 and August 31, 2016. He was appointed Executive Director of the Company on February 17, 2004. He was previously CEO of Axalto, from 2004-2006, and conducted the merger with Gemplus which formed Gemalto. In May 2004, he introduced Axalto, at that time a division of Schlumberger Limited, to the stock market through an IPO. He joined Schlumberger in 1981 as a production engineer, and held numerous management positions across technology, marketing and operations within Schlumberger in France and in the United States. From 2003 to 2010, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of INRIA, the French national institute for research in computer science and control. From 2003 to 2010, he served as Member of the Board of Directors of Axalto, and from 2003 to 2006 he was President of Eurosmart, the international non-profit association based in Brussels, which represents the chip card industry. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent. Mr. Piou is a knight of the Legion of Honor in France. He graduated in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon, in 1980. He has served as Member of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Company since March 2, 2017.

Homaira Akbari

Dr. Homaira Akbari has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 2013. Member of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Mergers & Acquisitons Committee of the Company. Her other current appointments include Non-executive Director of Veolia, Non-executive Director of Landstar System Inc, Non-executive Director of Covisint Corporation. Homaira Akbari has experience and knowledge in mobile, software and security spaces. She is currently President and CEO of A Knowledge Partners, LLC, an international advisory firm providing services to private equity funds and large corporations. From 2014 to 2015, she was the Non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors of Dauria Aerospace. From 2007 to 2012, she was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of SkyBitz, Inc. She has held executive and senior managerial roles in Microsoft, Thales, SA, and TruePosition, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation. She holds a Ph.D. in Particle Physics from Tufts University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University.

Buford Alexander

Mr. Buford Alexander has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 20, 2009. He is Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company (as of 2012). Until 2008, Mr. Alexander was Senior Director at McKinsey & Company, where he pursued a consulting career for more than 30 years. He was a leader of McKinsey’s European banking practice and later of McKinsey’s European high tech practice, and founded McKinsey's European Corporate Finance practice (restructuring, M & A, turnarounds and post merger management). He has spent much of the last years designing and leading the transformation of European multinationals. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Amsterdam Institute of Finance, President emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, as well as supervisory Board member of the Roosevelt Study Center. Mr. Alexander holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Economics from William Marsh Rice University, as well as a Master in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School. In May 2001, Queen Beatrix granted him the Royal Distinction of Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 19, 2010. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Company. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Faiveley Transport and Board Member of Essilor International and Eurogerm. Until mid 2009, Mr. Alfroid was Chief Operating Officer of Essilor International. He joined the company when it was created in 1972 and has held several operational and senior management positions, including that of group CFO. He was Chairman and CEO of Sperian. Mr. Alfroid is an engineering graduate from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Grenoble (ENSEHRMA) and holds a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Joop Drechsel

Mr. Joop Drechsel has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He has served as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company since September 30, 2017. Other current appointments: Chief Executive Officer of BCD Group, Chairman of the supervisory Board of Royal Wagenborg. He served as non-executive member of the supervisory Board of various companies, such as, non-executive member of the supervisory Board of Fleurametz (2010-2014), Telegraaf Media Group (2007-2014) and Eneco (2001-2014), North Coast Energy (2004-2009) and Versatel (2002-2005). He was non-executive member of the Board of Directors of TRX (2003-2007) and Chairman (2007-2011) and again non-executive member (2011-2013). In 2000 he was founding partner of Cairneagle Associates LLP in the UK, an international consultancy company. He was member of the executive Board of KPN N.V., Royal Dutch Telecom (1998-2000), after being member of the Board of Telecom and President of KPN International (1997-1998). Earlier he served with Royal Dutch Shell, in various roles (1982-1996), culminating in his appointment as Area Head Central/Eastern Europe & Russia, Shell Oil Products (1996-1997). He holds a degree from University of Michigan, and a Masters degree in Economics from Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.

Johannes Fritz

Mr. Johannes Fritz has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since June 2, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. He was Director of Gemplus International until June 2, 2006. Mr. Fritz spent two years with Bertelsmann as Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and subsequently five years at KPMG covering financial institutions and industrial companies (CPA). In 1989 he joined the Quandt Family office. From 1990 to June 2000 he was responsible for all financial questions and running the day-to-day-business (Managing Director). Since June 2000, he has been Head of the Quandt Family office. He is Head of the Quandt/Klatten Family office and managing director of Seedamm-Vermoegensverwaltungs GmbH; Board member of BHF Kleinwort Benson Group; Chairman of the supervisory Board of Solarwatt GmbH; and Board member of Drees & Sommer AG. Mr. Fritz holds a MBA from Universitaet Mannheim and is a graduate of New York University.

John Ormerod

Mr. John Ormerod has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since June 2, 2006. He is Member of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. He was Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company until September 30, 2017. He was Director of Gemplus International SA until June 2, 2006. He is a United Kingdom Chartered Accountant and since 2004 has been Director of a number of private and public companies. He retired as a partner in the United Kingdom firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2004 where he was Practice Senior Partner London and Member of the firm's Executive Board. After graduating in 1970, he joined the London office of Arthur Andersen, where he remained until he joined Deloitte in 2002. He was admitted to the partnership in Andersen in 1981. He served for two years on Andersen's Worldwide Chief Executive's Advisory Council, as well as leading the development of the firm's capability in European Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) as Member of the Global TMT Industry team executive. He was elected Andersen’s United Kingdom Managing Partner for 2001-2002. Mr. Ormerod is Non-executive Director of ITV plc.; non-executive Director of Constellium N.V; and non-executive Chairman of First Names Group Ltd. Mr. Ormerod holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Oxford.

Jill Smith

Ms. Jill D. Smith has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 2017. She has been Member of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company since May 18, 2017. Initial appointment: 2017. Current term: 2017-2021 (first term). Other current appointments: President and CEO of Allied Minds (LSE: ALM); non-executive Director of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP); and non-executive Director at JM Huber Corporation (private). Experience: Jill Smith brings more than 25 years of experience as an international business leader, including 16 years as CEO of private and public companies in the technology and information services markets. Previously, Jill Smith served as Chairman, CEO and President of DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a global provider of satellite imagery products and services. She started her career as a consultant at Bain & Company, where she rose to become Partner. She subsequently joined Sara Lee as Vice President, and went on to serve as President and CEO of eDial, a VoIP collaboration company, and of SRDS, a business-to-business publishing firm. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of Micron Electronics, and co-founded Treacy & Company, a consulting and boutique investment business. She was a Non-Executive Director of SoundBite Communications (NASDAQ: SDBT) (2012-2013) prior to its acquisition in 2013, of Elster Group (NYSE: ELT) (2011-2012) prior to its acquisition in 2012 and of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) (2013-2017). Jill Smith earned her MSc from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from London Guildhall University.

Yen Yen Tan

Ms. Yen Yen Tan has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Gemalto N.V. since May 24, 2012. She is Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee as well as Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee of the Company. She is the Regional VP/Managing Director, Asia Pacific (South), SAS Institute; Director, Singapore Press Holdings; Chairperson, Singapore Science Center; Director, Singapore Defence Science and Technology Agency; Director, Cap Vista Pte Ltd; Director, Singapore Institute of Directors; Advisory board member, National University of Singapore School of Computing; and advisor mentor of TNF Ventures. From 2005 to June 2010, she was the Vice President and Managing Director for Hewlett-Packard Singapore. Before this, she was Hewlett Packard ASEAN and India's General Manager for the Global Software division. Over the past 18 years at Hewlett Packard, she held various senior management positions, including sales, channels and marketing management across Asia-Pacific region. She is currently Chairman of Singapore Science Center, Independent Director of Singapore Press Holdings Board, Member of Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) board and Director of Cap Vista, DSTA's strategic investment arm. She served as Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation from 2009 to 2011 and was Deputy Chairperson on the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) Internet and Media Advisory Committee. She is a Computer Science graduate from National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Helsinki School of Economics Executive Education of the University of Helsinki.

Jean-Claude Deturche