Our friend Thierry passed away on April 12, 2016, after a long illness he faced up with courage and dignity.
As co-founder of WBMI, he played a prominent role in the organization and life of our Association. He was a committed and valued mentor.
He will be remembered by his mentees Elise, Laetitia, Mireille, and by the WBMI team as an available, attentive and challenging man. He put to the service of WBMI outstanding qualities of vision, commitment, judgment and strategic insight.
He graduated from Stanford University, Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.
Thierry was Executive Vice President in charge of Orange Healthcare, the recently created Division in charge of the Healthcare market at France Telecom/Orange. Healthcare is one of the 3 major Growth Areas for the Orange/France Telecom Group. He was also in charge of Strategic Partnerships at the corporate level.
Previously he was Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of the Major Account Division of France Telecom. He served in various positions within the France Telecom Group, including General Manager of France Telecom in Mexico, managing the controlling interest France Telecom took in Telmex in 1990, and providing assistance and consultancy to Telmex in its newly deregulated market.
He helped create and managed the Theseus Institute, a Business School focusing on the impact of Information Technology on corporate management and strategy.