Management team

Paul Jouguet, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Jouguet Paul Jouguet holds a Master degree from Télécom ParisTech and a Master of Mathematics from the University of Paris VII. At Télécom ParisTech, he participated to several French research projects focused on practical QKD demonstrations relying either on a fiber link or on a free-space link. Paul completed his PhD in the Quantum Information team at Télécom ParisTech. He designed and brought to the market the first QKD system based on continuous variables together with Sébastien Kunz-Jacques.

Sébastien Kunz-Jacques, Chief Technical Officer

Sébastien Kunz-Jacques Sébastien Kunz-Jacques graduated from the ENS Paris in 2001 and from Télécom ParisTech in 2003. He then worked for four years in the cryptology laboratory of the ANSSI, the French national agency for the evaluation of the security of IT products. In this position, he participated in several Common Criteria evaluations of products involving cryptographic mechanisms. He contributed to several research publications and obtained a PhD in cryptology from the ENS Paris crypto laboratory and the University of Paris VII in 2007. He designed and brought to the market the first QKD system based on continuous variables together with Paul Jouguet.

Romain Alléaume, Principal Scientist - Cofounder

Romain Alléaume Dr Romain Alléaume graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris in 2001 and completed his PhD at the University of Paris VI and ENS Cachan in 2004, on experimental quantum cryptography with single-photon sources. Based on his PhD work, he was co-recipient, together with 5 co-workers, of “magazine La Recherche” scientific prize 2004. Since September 2004, he has been working at Telecom ParisTech, in the Network and Computer Science Department, where he has initiated the research activity on quantum information. He has been responsible, during the period 2004-2008 of the scientific and administrative management of the network (NET) subproject of the FP6 European Integrated project SECOQC. He has beel also the coordinator, for Telecom ParisTech, of two national projects on quantum key distribution: PROSPIQ and SEQURE.

Nicolas Aliacar, Cofounder

Nicolas AliacarNicolas Aliacar holds a degree from French Ecole Polytechnique, a Master in Economics from Université Paris Dauphine and a MBA from Collège des Ingénieurs. He brings to SeQureNet his management and accounting skills, his knowledge of financial management in the private sector, as well as a strong scientific culture. He also has previous experiences in auditing and in fund raising that will help him to foster the growth of the company.