Didier Roux – Chairman & CEO
Prior to founding KRONO-SAFE in 2011, Didier spent more than 15 years managing embedded software development for the automotive market, including 5 years at S2I and 8 years at Delphi. During his time at Delphi, he architected international projects and managed development teams deeply involved in real-time critical issues. It was while using his real-time expertise to assess tools and technologies that Didier came upon the disruptive technologies developed at CEA, which now form the backbone of KRONO-SAFE’s breakthrough products.
Damien Chabrol – Deputy CEO
Damien CHABROL co-founded KRONO-SAFE in 2011 and has since been its deputy-CEO. Damien heads the company’s Product Marketing Strategy and Customer Care departments. In parallel, Damien is in charge of overseeing the company’s internal organization. Prior to KRONO-SAFE, Damien has worked on real-time embedded software issues since 2003 as part of his active membership to CEA’s LaSTRE laboratory, and has helped to design and develop KRONO-SAFE’s products underlying technologies. Its key topics are kernel design and implementation, multi-core and distributed architecture.
Vincent David – CTO
Vincent joined KRONO-SAFE in 2013 after a 25-year career in research and development in embedded software at the French aerospace lab (ONERA) and CEA. During his time at CEA he founded the LaSTRE laboratory, where he managed a team of 30 expert researchers and engineers. Vincent is the main inventor of most of the software technologies incorporated into KRONO-SAFE’s products, and is the author of 12 patents and 40 international publications.
Nicolas Laforest – CFO
With more than 15 years of experience in financial and administrative management, Nicolas joined KRONO-SAFE in 2012 after working as CFO in several technology companies including Microwave Vision, Citilog, Edelia and Alchimer. Prior to this, he held the positions of auditor at Ernst & Young from 1990 to 1995 and assistant CFO at Holcim from 1995 to 2000.
Laurent Mares – VP Sales & Marketing
Laurent joined KRONO-SAFE in 2016, bringing with him 25 years of international sales and professional services management experience in both small and large companies selling complex IT products and solutions. He has developed an intimate and passionate knowledge of the embedded technology and systems engineering markets, with a focus on complex, critical applications such as transportation, defense, aerospace and industrial automation.
Laurent has a successful international sales and business development track record with PTC, Atego, Aonix and Thales Computers, where he led sales, professional services and marketing operations for EMEA and Asia/Pacific.