Our management team
Francesco Ziliani, PhD, is directing the company strategic operations and product marketing. Francesco has a background on digital network and video technologies and is author and coauthor of several patents and international publications. After his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, he developed his project managing and team leading skills on technology projects within VisioWave, the ISO/ITU MPEG international committee and General Electric.
Didier Roncin is steering the company on the edge of innovation. With an experience of thirty years, from his undergraduate days at the Université de Vincennes, to his pioneer works at academic and private research centers: IRCAM, INRIA, Digital Equipment Corporation, Université Leonard de Vinci, he has been participating in the introduction of new computing technologies in electronics, media and networks. As co-founder of VisioWave and SpinetiX, Mr Roncin brings along a solid entrepreneurial experience and promotes active research to drive product development towards the future.
Jean-Claude Michelou is leading the company’s development effort to build groundbreaking products. After graduating from the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris (X94), Jean-Claude has held numerous research and engineering positions in Silicon Valley startups such as AltaVista and BigVine. He then co-founded VisioWave where, as vice president for R&D and chief software architect, he developed the video streaming technology that secures hundreds of public transportation systems worldwide. At SpinetiX he brings along his experience in the development of large scale, networked software infrastructures and complex technology project management.
Yann Guyonvarc’h is SpinetiX’ President of the Board, leading the success of the company. Yann previously founded and directed VisioWave, a leading high technology company specialized in digital video security solutions counting more than 100 employees and sold to General Electric in 2005. Yann brings to SpinetiX his strong marketing experience and entrepreneurship skills. Yann holds a master's degree in mathematics from the University of Paris Dauphine-PSL.
Nicolas Oltramare is a Swiss entrepreneur working in the Private Equity sector with main focus on Finance-, Telecommunication-, Technology- and alternative Energy as well as on Medtech- and Pharmaceutical segment. He has a broad deal making experience in both, Asia and Europe. Mr Oltramare graduated from the University of Geneva (Political Science, major in Finance) and he holds a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. Subsequently Mr Oltramare started his banking career with a large Swiss Bank in Asia. Then he worked as an investment banker with a leading German Bank for the next decade. Later on he became the CEO of a Private Bank in Switzerland.