With 20 years of experience in software development and 14 years of experience in management, I'm interested in challenges where I can bring to a team my coaching experience and my technical expertise on the operational, technical and strategic aspect of the software development. I believe in the Agile development methodologies with which I obtain very good results. I successfully implemented the agile approach in various science-oriented projects in which my engineering background, my experience in bioinformatics and in medical devices and my communication skills allowed me to be efficient and productive. One describes me as: • Creative and Sponsor of Change, • Passionate and Persuasive Communicator, • Analytical and Customer Oriented. My management style is oriented towards the development of my collaborators.
COO & CIO
Since January 2014
Mgr, Clinical Data Management Systems Technical Advisor
April 2012 --- December 2013
As Systems Technical Advisor for the Clinical Data Management organization, I'm overseeing all technical aspect of the data capture for our clinical trials. I act as advisor on all kind of aspects, from day-to-day work of the data managers and study designers up to strategic aspects at director and VP level, not forgetting the challenges of the data capture standardization and the processes optimization.
Principal IS Architect
September 2009 --- January 2012
As Principal Architect in Clinical IS, I was overseeing all software development in the department. I acted as advisor, architect and analyst for the development and support of more than 30 clinical systems. I proposed, designed, and implemented a new clinical trial development methodology. I defined the corporate coding guidelines that apply to all Boston Scientific divisions. I was also active in the rollout of the corporate iPads.
Clinical IS Manager
September 2006 --- August 2009
As IS Manager, I was leading a team of four to six developers. I founded and lead the team for three years. I managed the day-to-day aspects, reporting to an US manager for directions and objectives. I acted as project manager to deliver five international clinical trials on time and within budget.
Bioinformatic Project Coordinator
January 2000 --- August 2006
Service de Conformation de Macromolécules Biologiques et de Bioinformatique (presently BiGre), was an academic laboratory specialized in the implementation of bioinformatic approaches for the analysis of biological networks. I was coordinator for the development of aMAZE, a system dedicated to the representation, management, annotation and analysis of networks of cellular processes: genetic regulation, biochemical pathways, signal transduction, etc.
April 1997 --- December 1999
UsrConsult (presently MediaXim) is active in the domain of broadcasting and advertising analysis. UsrConsult was proposing highly specialized and personalized services in data analysis to all Belgian TV channels and media sales companies. When I joined, it was a start-up company owned by three individuals. I joined this company as the first employee and when I left it was counting more than 40 staff. My activities were very diversified but always concerned with software development and support.
Researcher in Biophysics
November 1993 --- March 1997
The SCMBB laboratory (see above) was at that time specialized in Biophysics. I worked on the prediction of the 3D structure of proteins by statistical mechanics techniques. I developed a C++ library for protein energy computation with full regression testing. I also acted as assessor for an international community-wide effort to evaluate all methods of protein structure prediction.
Master Degree in Bioinformatics from Université libre de Bruxelles in 2002
Master in Biochemical Engineering from Université libre de Bruxelles in 1992
Master Degree in Computer Science from Université libre de Bruxelles in 1992
Master in Biochemical Engineering and Brewery from Haute Ecole Lucia de Brouckère in 1990
Training and Certification
Functional Programming Principles in Scala Certification
The Hardware/Software Interface Certification