"Creating the future"
Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Charlès has positioned Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D software, as the preferred partner for innovation. The inspiration behind digital mock-up, product lifecycle management and 3DEXPERIENCE, Charlès firmly believes that 3D technology is about making possible the impossible: 3D universes are the most powerful vehicle for testing concepts and creating the future, bringing dream and reality together, and stretching the limits of science and imagination to drive progress in society.
- 2016: Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
- 1995: President & CEO
- 1988: President of Strategy, Research & Development
- 1986: Founder of the New Technologies, Research and Strategy department
- 1983: “Scientifique du contingent” at Dassault Systèmes (seconded as an engineer to Dassault Systèmes during military service)
President, Research & Development
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy Officer
Senior Executive Vice President, General Secretary
Senior Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations Americas, Global Brands, Indirect channels
Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations Asia / Oceania, Global Direct Business Transformation Sales Force
Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations EMEAR
Executive Vice President, Chief People and Information Officer
Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions, Marketing, Global Affairs and Communications
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Charles Edelstenne was one of the founders of Dassault Systèmes in 1981 and was Managing Director until the company was transformed into...