The EIDD Development Board has a new President, Benjamin Askenazi, Head of Tech Sciences Team at L’Oréal. An optician engineer by training, Benjamin Askenazi studied at the Institut d’Optique (ParisTech) and Imperial College (London), then a PhD at Paris Diderot University. He then joined L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation Department. After having been head of the Applied & Digital Optics laboratory, he currently heads the Tech Sciences department which includes the Artificial Intelligence & Computer Vision, Digital Optics, Energies and Mechatronics teams.

The EIDD leadership team extends a warm thank you to Samuel Bucourt for serving as Chair of the Development Board for many years and welcomes Benjamin Askenazi to the EIDD.