and Shared Values
“We founded Sunpartner Group to give the very best chance of success to a breakthrough technology with infinite applications. Innovation is the company’s core business, made possible by our impressive skills and expertise in optics, electronics and photovoltaics. We are targeting the global presence of the Wysips® brand, first through the mobile telephone sector, which continues to expand in most regions of the world.”
Ludovic Deblois - CEO Sunpartner Technologies
At Sunpartner Technologies, our business culture is based on the vision of a global ecosystem with fewer carbon emissions and more fairness, and on the belief that all the people we work with are valued, equal partners—whether within the company or among our stakeholders.
These shared values have enabled us to attract and retain engineers, managers and employees with outstanding skills and solid experience in our technologies and their global markets, and in their respective fields: research and innovation, marketing, sales, and finance.
Ludovic Deblois co-founded Sunpartner Technologies with Joël Gilbert. An engineer by training (degree from UTC), he has always been passionate about using technological innovations to serve the needs of human beings and the environment. Previously, he worked on industrial solutions in the automobile industry, and then was head of international development for innovative telecommunication solutions in oceanographic observation and protection of maritime resources (at CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency).
Carole Fayn is in charge of Sunpartner Technologies’ financial strategy, thanks to her wealth of experience, in particular at Ernst & Young, the Société Marseillaise de Crédit and International Technic Marine.
Joël Gilbert co-founded Sunpartner Technologies with Ludovic Deblois. A physicist by training and an engineer (Universités Paris VI and Paris XIII), he is in charge of the company’s patent strategy. Innovation in optics and solar energy is his specialty as well as his passion.
IP & Licensing
Bernard Nonnenmacher inspires Sunpartner Technologies’ Patents and Licensing strategy through his consulting firm specializing in Industrial Property, Global Inventions. This engineer in micro-electronics has many fields of expertise (a DEA degree in photonics from Supélec, a bachelor’s degree in law from CEIPI, an MBA from Stanford); he formerly worked for IBM and the Gemplus-Gemalto group (VP of Industrial Property and Licensing).
Technology & Innovation VP – BU Transports General Manager
Jean-Luc Ledys brings to Sunpartner Technologies his 35 years of experience in operations management, organizing R&D, and international business development in ITC (Information and telecommunications). An engineer in materials physics (INSA Rennes), he has worked for Matra, Daimler Benz, and Gemplus, and was VP of Soitec and Managing Director of Picogiga.
Display and Mobile Products VP
Francis Robcis is in charge of strategy for screens and mobile devices, with his wealth of expertise aqcuired as head of marketing and sales for corporations such as Texas Instruments, Valeo, Applied Materials, and SGS Thompson Microelectronics. An engineer by training (ESIEA), he has also helped create many companies in the ecological-energy industry.
Smart Cities & Smart Buildings VP
Philippe Monteillier brings to BU Smart Cities and Building at Sunpartner Technologies his considerable experience in marketing and general management from his work at Saint-Gobain and with the Gemplus-Gemalto group (in particular as Managing Deputy Director of the SCS Competitively cluster). He also ran his own consulting company. He obtained his engineering degree from ENSAM.
Asia & Middle East VP
Robert Monteillier develops Sunpartner Technologies’ Asian partnerships as an expert in international business development and marketing, in particular in China. The majority of his career he worked for Schneider Electric, and in his last years there worked as the head of marketing at BU Buildings. He has a degree from the Ecole Nationale des Mines in Saint-Étienne and from the IAE in Grenoble.
Matthieu de BROCA
Korea & Japan Business Development
Matthieu de Broca manages Sunpartner Technologies’ international development and strategic partnerships in Japan and Korea, after working as Head Accounts manager (Baracoda), Product Manager at Orange, and Consultant Manager for Bearing Point. He has a business degree from HEC and in telecommunications engineering (ISEP).
Smart City & Smart Building Business Development
Jean-François Girard loves sailing, and he pilots Sunpartner Technologies growth in European markets through his expertise gained in both small and large companies, such as Gemplus, RFI Global Services (VP), Safran Morpho, and Nheolis. He has a degree from the École Centrale de Marseille and from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises.
Wysips® Camelon & Axiosun R&D Director
Franck Edme heads the R&D of Wysips® Cameleon and Axiosun for Sunpartner Technologies. He has a wealth of experience, with twenty-five years working in digital security and micro-electronics, with 13 of those years spent as R&D and Product Director for the Gemplus-Gemalto group. He has an engineering degree in micro-electronics (ENSERB) and a degree from IAE.
Wysips® Crystal & Glass R&D Director
David Coulon brings his passion for innovation and new technologies to his job as head of R&D in Wysips® Crystal & Glass. An engineer in materials science (Polytech Grenoble) and with a master’s in Technology Management (EM Grenoble), he developed his skills working for many years in several key positions at STMicroelectronics.
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