Minalogic has announced that Philippe Wieczorek has been named director of the Software Department.
Wieczorek will be responsible for coordinating and expanding Minalogic’s software development activities, including projects that help cluster members integrate innovative software features in microelectronics and develop smart miniaturized products and solutions.
He most recently served as chief of staff of Hewlett Packard’s Internal Sites Management Team (ISMT) in Grenoble.
In that position, he focused on creating R&D activity and on ISMT’s relationships with institutional players and academics.
At HP, Wieczorek also was an innovation manager for the company’s Communications and Media Solutions business unit, managing international projects.
“Philippe Wieczorek has extensive experience in managing R&D programs and maintaining strong relationships with upstream research organizations that originate many key innovations in micro- and nanotechnologies,” said Minalogic CEO Jean Chabbal.
Chabbal continued, “His combination of innovation expertise and his R&D network will be a big asset for Minalogic and its members, and we are very pleased he is joining us.”
Earlier in his career, Wieczorek worked in the network and telecommunication fields, where he held engineering positions ranging from software development to engineering manager. He also worked for five years at Cap Gemini S.A., the leading French IT services company.
He holds a M.S. in computer science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and an engineering degree from INSA Lyon, France.