A few words about us
InSimo core company values are implication of everyone, innovation and cohesion.
All our team members are recruited because of their complementary skills and experiences: The startup strength is based on dynamic and competitive people. This fosters creativity and emergence of innovative ideas.
Executive Team
Pierre-Jean Bensoussan - Team

Pierre-Jean Bensoussan

Chief Executive Officer

Pierre-Jean Bensoussan is a Software Engineer from ENSIMAG with a previous experience of mechanical modelling and simulation acquired at Inria and in a startup. Co-founder of InSimo, he’s now leading the team.

Jérémie Allard - Team

Jérémie Allard

Chief Technical Officer

Jérémie Allard has a PhD in Computer Science from Inria specialized in interactive simulation. After his experience as a research scientist, he co-founded InSimo. Today, he leads the innovation and technical strategy of the company.

R&D and Management Team
Fouad Benhaida - Team
Fouad Benhaida

Software & Mechanical Engineer

Fouad has two Masters in numerical modelling and aeronautics respectively from ENSEIRB and ENSMA. His double expertise brings new insights for the development of biomechanical software.

Nicolas Gautier - Team
Nicolas Gautier

Health ICT Engineer

Nicolas received an Health ICT engineer diploma from Telecom Physique Strasbourg. His expertise in medical field is helping him to better appreciate medical issues and setting up biomechanical simulations.

Thomas Jund - Team
Thomas Jund

Research Scientist

Thomas received a PhD in computer science from University of Strasbourg. He’s specialized in interactive simulation optimization and topological modifications to handle surgery gestures.

François Jourdes - Team
François Jourdes

Senior Software Engineer

François received a Master in electrical engineering from ESPCE and worked on SOFA since 2011. His strong software engineering experience and his skills in simulation contribute to the development of efficient simulations.

Gauvain Rudler - Team
Gauvain Rudler

Mechanical Engineer

Gauvain received a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from EPF Lausanne. He specialized in biomechanics and biomedical technologies. He has knowledge in many programming languages he learned in a self-taught way.

Emilie Joseph

User Experience Designer

She is Graduated from a master’s degree in ergonomics at the Lorraine University of Metz since 2019 and holds a background in psychology. She is specialized in the user experience (UX). Emilie works to create interfaces that meet the needs of users and offer them an intuitive experience.

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Gauthier Zirnhelt

Software Engineer

Gauthier received an engineering diploma from Ensimag. He brings his specialization in mathematical modeling, computer vision, graphics and simulation to the team.

François Crevits

R&D Engineer

François is graduated from a Computer Science Master since 2019. During his studies he specialized in the field of image and 3D at the University Claude Bernard of Lyon. He is a member of the Research and Development team and takescare about the insertion of new patient cases.

Julien Bracquart - Team
Julien Bracquart

Software & Mechanical Engineer

Julien is an engineer from Centrale Nantes with a strong appeal for Research and Development activities. His skills in numerical computation and fluid mechanics make him seek for realistic and efficient simulations.

Amandine Peter - Team
Amandine Peter

Executive Assistant

Amandine has a Management Assistant Higher National Diploma.She’s in charge of administrative tasks in collaboration with the executive team and our office manager.

Luc Lichtle - Team
Luc Lichtle

Software & Mechanical Engineer

Luc received a mechanical engineering degree from INSA Strasbourg. His expertise in materials and surface processing contributes to the improvement of contact mechanics computations.

Caroline fluck - Team
Caroline Fluck

Health ICT Engineer

Caroline received a health ICT diploma from Telecom Physique Strasbourg and a master degree in medical robotics from the University of Strasbourg. She has knowledge in medical simulation and more specifically in the use of haptics in the medical environment.

Héloïse Guillot

Marketing & Communication Assistant

After a PhD in Environmental Sciences, Héloïse decided to change path and move toward the world of startups and innovation. She acquired new skills in project management, marketing, business development and communication and applies them now at InSimo.

Marine Jaeckel

Marketing & Business Development Assistant

Graduated from the EM Strasbourg Business School in 2019, Marine pursues her project to invest herself in the medical technologies field. During her school path she specialized in international trade and digital marketing. Skills that she now uses and develops at InSimo inside the business development and marketing team.

Charles Duménil - Team
Charles Duménil

Health ICT Engineer

Charles received an Health ICT engineer diploma and a Master in medical imaging respectively from Telecom Physique Strasbourg and University of Strasbourg. He has knowledge on medical data, biomechanics and numerical computation.

Brice Valentin - Team
Brice Valentin

Health ICT Engineer

Brice received a Health ICT engineer diploma and a Master in medical imaging respectively from Telecom Physique Strasbourg and University of Strasbourg. His expertise brings a better understanding of medical issues linked to surgical simulation development.

Colin Guyon - Team
Colin Guyon

Software & Electronics Engineer

Colin is a software and electronics engineer graduated from ISEN Toulon. He worked several years on embedded software and has versatile skills and interests, ranging from connected devices to web full stack applications.

Guillaume Peiffert - Team
Guillaume Peiffert

Software & Mechanical Engineer

Guillaume has awarded a Master degree in computer and image sciences at the University of Strasbourg. He is specialized in computer graphics and 3D modelisation, with a mechanical engineering background.

Loïc Garry - Team
Loïc Garry

Software & Mechanical Engineer

Loïc graduated from ENSEIRB-MATMECA Bordeaux in computational mechanics. He specialized in numerical modelling and High Performance Computing.

Scientific Advisors
Stéphane Cotin - Team

Stéphane Cotin

Stéphane Cotin joined Inria in 2007 to hold a position of Research Director. Before joining Inria, he was Research Lead for the Medical Simulation Group at CIMIT. His main research interests are in physics-based simulation, real-time simulation of soft-tissue deformations, and medical applications.

Christian Duriez - Team

Christian Duriez

Christian Duriez is senior research scientist at Inria and expert in Fast Finite Element Methods, simulation of contact response and other complex mechanical interactions, new algorithms for haptics, and, more recently, control for soft-robot. As a founder of InSimo, he provides his scientific support for the developments of the company.

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