As President and CEO, François is responsible for overseeing the strategic, operational and financial activities of the company. He has been responsible for management and product development since the core of the current business was formed in the early 70’s.
François has held several management positions and responsibilities, including the creation and development of a Laboratory Information System. His experience also includes design and development management of the first SYSLAB generation of LIMS computers which were the precursors of the present TECHNIDATA product line.
François joined ISEC in 1980 as manager of the LIS business. Under his leadership, the division grew into the international business it is today with over 700 LIS systems in operation. In 1987, he was responsible for proposing a major analyzer workstation strategy for all Technicon instrumentation and for its subsequent design, development and implementation. Before the creation of TECHNIDATA, he was General Manager of ISEC and Business Director for the Worldwide Laboratory Organization Business.
François qualified as an engineer at the Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique, d'Electronique et d'Automatismes of Paris University, and holds of a university degree from the Paris University of Science (D.E.S.).