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

Jérémie Allard

Chief Executive 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 and now leads the team.

Pierre-Jean Bensoussan

Chief Operating 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 handling operations in the company.

R&D and Management Team
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Geoffrey Lienhart

Senior Software Engineer

Geoffrey is a Software Engineer with a previous experience of 6 years in banking. He’s expert in unit testing and brings high quality and robustness to our software.

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.

Matthieu Coquet

Software Engineer

 Matthieu graduated from INSA Lyon as a software engineer and previously designed a real-time simulation engine. He has great interests in software architecture and computer graphics.
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.

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.

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.
Scientific Advisors

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

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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