Mr. Jean-Charles Hourcade serves as Chairman of Strategic Board at Secure-IC. He was a Chairman at The Bakery. Until 2008 he was Chief Technology Officer at THOMSON and Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of the Technology Division. He served from 1995 to 2000 as Vice President Strategic Planning, Thomson-CSF, where he was in charge of Corporate Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Mergers & Acquisitions activities. He joined the Thomson CSF Group in February 1986, coming from the National Institute for Audiovisual (INA), and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Digital Image (TDI), a company specialized in 3D Computer Graphics software and systems. Jean-Charles Hourcade is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris. Mr. Hourcade is a member of the French Académie des Technologies.