Dr. Walid Benzarti, Thales Group - Qepler's R&D Transformation Summit 2018

Dr. Walid Benzarti

Director for Innovation, Research & Technology,
Land and Air Systems Global Business Unit

Thales Group
Paris, France
Thales Group

Education:

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

Executive MBA - Paris International Institute of Management (2004)

Experience:

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
BLOCK: TRANSFORMING R&D UNIT FROM THE INSIDE OUT.
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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