Dr. Walid Benzarti, Thales Group - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Walid Benzarti

Director for Innovation, Research & Technology, Land and Air Systems Global Business Unit
Thales Group
Paris, France
Thales Group


Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication - Paris – Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (1999)

Executive MBA - Paris International Institute of Management (2004)


Walid BENZARTI holds a Ph.D. in Microelectronics and an Executive MBA. He has been working for more than 20 years in Innovation and Scientific Research as a Scientist, Visiting Professor, Conferences Keynote speaker, Consultant and Executive in different International public Institutions, Universities and private companies like Thales, ST Microelectronics, Kodak, Mapper Lithography, The French Atomic Energy Commission, The Korean Advanced Display Research Center, Ecole Polytechnique, The French Embassy in Singapore, Kyung Hee University, The Society for Information Display…

In his present position and as the Director for Innovation, Research and Technology at Thales Group, he is in charge of the follow up of the innovation, Research & Technology roadmap establishing a strategy from Breakthrough Technology development to innovative Business models in cooperation with worldwide public research institutions and start-ups in the Land and Air Systems domains.

Related Sessions:

R&D Transformation
Summit 2018

Review and apply the latest solutions and technologies for greater R&D process efficiency and speed to market.
  • 27 Sep 2018
  • Berlin, DE
  • Technology
Day 1: Thursday, 27 September 2018
CASE STUDY: How Open Innovation can bring flexibility and shorten time to market in Multi-National Companies.
  • What is the specific environment of an Aerospace, Security and Defense company.
  • How a Defense and Security company deals with Research and Innovation.
  • Advantages and barriers in adopting Open Innovation.
  • Is there any One Size fits all solution to bring Innovation Outside In in a Defense and Security Company?
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2nd Annual R&D
Transformation Summit 2019

Learning & discussing new practical solutions and techs for R&D process excellence.
  • 01 Oct 2019
  • Prague, CZ
  • Technology
Day 1: Tuesday, 01 October 2019
CASE STUDY: New ways of preparing the future in defense and security B2B.
  • Peculiarities of Defense business.
  • Paradigm evolution in the Defense industry.
  • New ways of interaction with the Civilian world.
  • Customers relationship for Innovation.
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