Leadership

Our leadership team totals over 50 years of university education, and nearly 100 years of combined experiences in startup creation/development, global enterprise software sales, software product research/development/management, product and strategic marketing.  

Simon Gazikian
CEO​
 

More than 30 years’ experience in commercial, operational and executive positions for software companies (global and B2B), listed and unlisted, in Europe and the US.

Worked at Unisys, Compuware, Micromuse (acquired by IBM), Esmertec (IPO), Tedemis (acquired by Criteo), OpenPeak and MyDataModels.

INSA Lyon engineer, MSc in AI at Lyon University, MBA at IAE Paris-Sorbonne. 

Dr Katia Hilal
Co-Founder & COO
 

With over 25 years of experience in high tech sectors, Katia brings to Amiral Technologies her strategic vision and her experience in management, organisation, business Development and marketing.

Katia was previously COO at RedCloud Technologies and V.P. Product & Marketing at eServGlobal, she also occupied director positions at Lucent Technologies and France Telecom/Orange.

Katia has a Ph.D and an Engineering degree from Telecom ParisTech (France) as well as a Msters in Business Administration from the Open University Business School (UK)

Dr Mazen Alamir
Co-Founder, Inventor & Advisor

Renowen scientist in Control, Optimization and Automatics, Mazen added Artificial Intelligence to his collection of talents. He is author of 9 industrial patents and over 200 scientific publications.  

Mazen is the inventor of Amiral Technologies solutions and brings over 25 years of experience as well as industrial and institutional partnerships. 

Mazen has a Ph.D in Systems and Control Theory from Grenoble INP and Engineering degree from ENSICA (Toulouse) . He as well has an accreditation as a director and supervisor of Research.

(Web site: www.mazenalamir.fr)

Sébastien Le Gall,
CTO
 

Specialized in Research and Development in Artificial Intelligence and in the industrialization of B2B software, Sébastien has more than ten years of research and development experience in artificial intelligence.

After creating the facial recognition research business unit, he took the lead of ID3’s biometrics R&D team and participated in the international deployment of his products. Previously, he benefited from an experience in software development in the French army at Masa Groupe.

Sébastien is a graduate of INSA Rennes, he validated his training with a double degree in research in the field of imaging.