Founder - Innovation Director

Joël JACOB founded AZUR SOFT in 1986.

He also teaches dataprocessing at the Univertsity of Nice.

Author of technical articles and HORUS manual guide.

Matthieu ESTRADE


Matthieu ESTRADE is the CTO for EMEA at Qualys. He has more than 15 years of experience in network and application security and is responsible for product direction and all operational aspects of the QualysGuard platform and its infrastructure within EMEA.  Prior to joining Qualys, Matthieu held roles at Beeware, including CTO and Product Manager, where he managed the development team, supported customers and developed patents on behalf of the web application security  company.

In addition, Matthieu is an officer of the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC), has contributed to multiple WASC projects and is committed to the Apache Software Foundation and the French Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) chapter.

Marie-Claude FRASSON

PhD in 3D Computer Graphics from INRIA (France) Master's degree from University of Montreal (Canada)

Marie-Claude FRASSON manages the Engineering department of Digital Barriers France, whose aim is to create advanced computer vision software applicable to the Security domain. Digital Barriers France was previously known as Keeneo (successful 2005 INRIA start-up) and was acquired in 2011 by Digital Barriers, a UK company providing advanced surveillance technologies to the international homeland security and defense markets.

Passionate about innovation, Marie-Claude brings over more than 20 years of experience in the field of computer image and professional software design and development. Trained as a computer science engineer, she has previously held various software developer & researcher positions in France & Canada, notably within the Softimage 3D software company (now Autodesk (ADSK), previously Microsoft). Half French, half Canadian, Marie-Claude holds a PhD in 3D Computer Graphics from INRIA (France) and a Master’s degree from University of Montreal (Canada).

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