Jean Colombel is currently the Vice President of the Life Sciences Industry at Dassault Systèmes. His organization is responsible for creating and developing Dassault Systèmes strategy and associated solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare industry segments. Since joining the company in 2009, Mr. Colombel has grown the Life Sciences business significantly and further enhanced the product portfolio by working closely with leading corporations, global regulatory agencies and various hospital organizations, while partnering and acquiring multiple business operations. Mr. Colombel has over 25 years of experience in the life sciences industry, serving various executive level positions. During the late 1980’s, he studied Organic Chemistry in Montpellier (France), Medicinal Chemistry at Pharmaceutical Institute in Tubingen (Germany) and Business in Templeton College, Oxford (UK).