2018 Speakers

Philippe Bottine, CEO

Philippe Bottine

CEO, SES Imago Tag

Philippe Bottine is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris. He started his career as a financial analyst at Viventures Inc, a high-tech venture capital fund worth €650 M. Based in the Silicon Valley, he participated in several investment projects in the Internet, software, wireless, networking and semi-conductor sectors. He was also involved in the commercial, technical and human resource development of several start-ups, working closely with their management teams.

In 2007, Philippe was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Manudem S.A.S. Based in the vicinity of Geneva, this company is one of the leading international specialists in high-precision machining, essentially targeting the aeronautics, military and medical markets. Philippe headed a team of 70 people and played an instrumental role in the company's international development.

From 2009 to 2016, Philippe has been in charge of all product development operations at SES-imagotag, and he is now the CEO North America.