Advisory Board

Building flexible SoCs


CEO of Novasparks. 25 years of experience in the electronics industry. Served as VP Engineering at Synopsys, CEO and President of the board for EVE, President of the supervisory board of Cofluent, manager of the the emulation engineering team at Mentor Graphics. Holds a Ph.D from the University of Paris VI (France). Board member at Cooltech Applications and leads a small private investment fund.

Christophe FREY

VP of Operations of ARM Physical Design Group since 2011 and Managing Director of ARM France since 2014. 23 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Joined ARM through the acquisition of SOISIC in 2006. Spent 4 years in the California Silicon Valley as ARM VP of Operations. Now based in Sophia Antipolis, France. Prior to that, worked at ST Microelectronics in various design, program and management roles. Holds a Ingénieur degree (MSEE) from INPG (France).

Osman KENT

35 years of semiconductor, software, AI and IP expertise with 5 exits and $500M of equity deals. Best known as co-founder-CEO of 3Dlabs (a $1B NASDAQ company). Currently Venture Partner at Atlantic Bridge Capital.

Olivier ORSINI

Olivier has 35 years of experience in international business. He served as Senior EVP of Development for South America, Africa, Middle East at EDF. Olivier also served as Senior EVP of Veolia Environnement S.A. and as the Chairman of Proactiva Medio Ambiente, S.A. Olivier is a graduate of ESCP - EAP Europe Business School.


Director at Dassault Aviation, Natixis and FCC. Honorary President of EDF. Advisor of Huawei Europe. Was CEO of EDF from 2009 to 2014, CEO of Veolia from 2003 to 2009 and before that of Vivendi. Holds a MBA from HEC (France).