Marc Lassus is a well know business entrepreneur who has founded several very successful companies, among them Gemplus which he grew to become a $1.5B company in less than 10 years. Mr. Lassus is currently an independent consultant who is involved in several high tech companies targeting biomedical, health care, mobility and telecommunications as well as future smart cards. He is a shareholder and board member of several very young companies including Vision SA, Medclan, Cyrama and Intelligent Vibrations among others. He is also the founder and board Member of Cassis International, a leading solution and service provider of smart cards innovation, technology and services. Mr. Lassus is also the chairman of the board for Mobiz Technologies, and Last but not least Co Founder and shareholder of NHEOLIS Wind Turbines.
From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Lassus was CEO of Gemplus, a world wide leader in smart cards. Before Gemplus, he was CEO of SGS-Thomson Microelectronics a leading provider of silicon devices. Mr. Lassus has also worked in various capacities at Matra-Harris and Motorola..
Mr. Lassus is a graduate of the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) in Lyon (France) where he earned a PhD in Solid State Physics.