Mr. Claude Jean was named Executive Vice President and General Manager of Teledyne DALSA Semiconductor in April 2010. Previously he was Vice President and General Manager of DALSA Semiconductor from 2007 to 2010, Vice President & Assistant General Manager, DALSA Semiconductor from 2004 to 2007 and Director of Operations of DALSA Semiconductor from 2002 to 2004. Prior to that he was Director of Operations for Zarlink Semiconductor. Mr. Jean holds a B.Sc. and a Master degree in Physics from University of Sherbrooke, Canada, and a graduate degree in microelectronics from University Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France. He also completed an MBA from University of Sherbrooke in 2006. He served as chair of the board of directors of NanoQuebec from 2009 to 2011, member of the board of governors of the Council of Canadian Academies from 2010 to 2016, member of the board of directors of the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Center since June 2011, member of the Commission sur l’éthique en science et technologies du Québec from 2011 to 2013 and member of the board of directors of Cimeq since 2013.. He is co-author of several scientific publications.