The Team

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François ARDANT is an expert in modeling and simulation of applied security within the framework of the company Ardanti Défense, to the challenges of physical protection of civil and military sites, in France or abroad. In the defense and security world, he has led studies, simulations and technological demonstrators related to the optimization of architectures, for the benefit of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, operators in the nuclear field and large industrial companies.

Founder of the company Ardanti Défense in 2001, after having created and managed an IT services company (Citycom, 50 people) and other companies linked to technological innovation and 3D modeling, he is Director of the Cercle de l 'Crossbow which interests innovative SMEs and the French Special Forces and organizes the SOFINS exhibition. Trusted Confidential Defense, he is the leader of an Army - innovation working group at GICAT, and member of a thinktank producing studies for CEMAT.

He holds a master's degree in private law (Paris II Assas) and a DESS in Management (IAE Paris, Sorbonne Business School). Former IHEDN auditor (48 national sessions 2011-2012) and Studies Advisor, he contributes to academic publications and scientific articles.

 

Joining ARDANTI DEFENSE in 2019 as Associate Director, Marc SAINT GEORGES focuses on 3D Simulation aspects with the realization of consulting missions in safety engineering in the nuclear field and for a CAC40 company.

With 25 years of experience in engineering, simulation, 3D visualization and high performance computing, he moved from consulting at Altran Technologies to CAD software publishing at Cadence Design. Systems and Intento Design, and intensive computing software at Platform Computing and Adaptive Computing,

He was also the founder and president of an innovative cloud computing company, VCODYNE, whose technology was acquired by Dassault Systems 3DS.

Marc has an engineering degree from ESIEE Paris 1993.

 

Has been working on the digital transition for 35 years. First as a military engineer to participate in the early stages of the Internet then as a financial analyst, then as a consultant
Skills domains:
- Defense and security issues
- Strategic consulting in telecommunications technology and media.
- Assistance to the project management of complex and high-stakes projects integrating blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies.
- IPOs, fundraising, valuation, investor relations, alternatives, financing
Graduated from L'école Polytechnique