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Jacques BIOT

  • Chairman of the Board
  • Huawei France


Jacques N. Biot has international professional experience in higher education and research (First executive President of Ecole polytechnique, 2013-2018), life sciences (Roussel-Uclaf, Pasteur-Mérieux Serums and Vaccines, subsequently merged into Sanofi; JNBD, strategic consulting firm in health technology, divested to ICON; and Guerbet, GBT, Euronext), industry and technology financing, and public administration (Prime Minister’s office). The motto of his career has been about how to turn scientific innovation into societal and economic value. He currently serves as a Board-member or senior advisor to companies in the field of digital transformation and artificial intelligence in health and energy, and a Trustee to several scientific academic institutions. He currently chairs the Board of Directors of Huawei Technologies France. Jacques is a graduate of Ecole polytechnique (X71) and a member of the Corps des Mines. He is an Officer of the Legion of Honor and of the French Orders of Merite, and a member of the Lion’s Order of Senegal.