The MANAGEMENT TEAM
«Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait and energy to execute your ideas (Henry Ford) »
François owns a Master’s degree in Materials Engineering and a Master’s degree in Innovation Management and Business Administration.
Prior founding AVENISENSE, François has held several positions in the US and Europe as an engineer, product manager, business development manager, always diffusing innovative sensors in large industrial markets. He is results-driven, dedicated to his teammates and always supportive of their efforts and initiatives. Outside work, you can find him on a rugby pitch, climbing glaciers or composing electronic music. Not to say enjoying wine.
«A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new (Albert Einstein) »
Having graduated from the INSA of Lyon with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Conception Engineering, Guillaume started his career as Quality and Production Engineer in different internationally renowned companies.
A few years later he became co-founder, Manufacturing and Quality Manager of AVENISENSE. Guillaume’s primary role is focused on manufacturing, supply chain and after-sales service processes. His core responsibility is to drive and push forward the company’s quality management system of services and product lines. Outside of his many professional goals and work commitments, Guillaume likes playing rugby, snow and outdoor activities and his family.
«There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as a mediator »
Matthias Schuerch is the global AVENISENSE Sales and Marketing Manager. Together with his team, he manages all aspects of Business development and Marketing.
With 20 years of experience within the process instrumentation industry, Matthias plays a key role in the corporate expansion strategy. He holds an E-MBA from the University of applied sciences of Northwestern Switzerland, FHNW. His international experience is visible in his contribution to AVENISENSE. As a Swiss citizen, Matthias enjoys all kind of activities in the Alps during his spare time.
«Details make perfection, and perfection is not a detail (Leonard De Vinci) »
Holds an Engineer degree in Materials and in Chemistry from the University of Bourgogne and a PhD in Theoretical, Physical and Analytical Chemistry from the University of Caen – Basse Normandie.
His background combines science and engineering. Vincent joined the AVENISENSE team in early 2015 and brings his passion for innovation and technology development. Currently, he is head of industrialisation process and works on the optimization of manufacturing processes. In his free time you might find Vincent mountaineering.
«Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them. (James Michener) »
Julien holds a Master Degree in electronics and industrial computing and obtained a Ph.D in embedded signal processing at the University of Grenoble.
Before joining AVENISENSE, Julien worked during 9 years in a company developing medical embedded sensors, 5 years as an electronics development engineer, algorithm and firmware programs and 4 years as R&D manager. At the same time, he spent 3 years as associated professor at the University of Grenoble where he taught Industrial computing at a Master’s degree level. Julien joined AVENISENSE as R&D Manager, playing many roles. The most important one is leading and managing the R&D team. With his strong technical background, Julien is involved in the development of the new sensors and optimizations. Beside this, he focuses on the technological strategy to serve our markets.