Graduated from SupAero, he spent a year in the technical services of the DGA before joining Sextant Avionique (now Thales Avionics). From 1990 to 2000, he held various positions on civil and military aircrafts, as head of guidance applications for the Rafale (DASSAULT Aviation) and head of navigation systems activities for the Airbus A320 family (in collaboration with Smiths Industries-USA). After a brief spell at Apogée (a small ESN), he founded SOLENT with Antoine MAUFERON in 2003. Since then, he has contributed to the development of its embedded and IT activities, as well as managing its HR, administrative, legal and financial activities.