Vice President & General Manager, SBU, ANSYS
Eric Bantegnie is the Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Business Unit at ANSYS, Inc. since 2012, covering system simulation, digital twins, systems safety analysis, embedded software design and optical and AV systems simulation
Prior to joining ANSYS, Mr. Bantegnie co-founded Esterel Technologies in 2000 (now part of ANSYS) and served as its President & CEO.
Mr. Bantegnie was before President and CEO of Simulog, a high-tech software and services company specialized in the high-tech industries for simulation and PLM practices
Between 1996 and 1998, he created and directed DYADE, a Research and Development joint venture,
Between 1992 and 1996, Mr. Bantegnie was Deputy Director at the French Ministry of Industry and Telecommunications, responsible for governmental policy in the field of Information and Communication Technologies and led several public R&D initiatives and state owned companies privatizations
Between 1988 and 1992, he was Director of Production of France Telecom (now Orange) for the Western Paris region
Eric Bantegnie graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1985 (Nuclear Physics) and from Ecole des Mines de Paris and Ecole National des Télécommunications in 1988
Eric Bantegnie serves as a board member in other high tech companies such as Trust In Soft (Cybersecurity), Krono Safe (Hard Real Time Operating System) and Kalray (Manycore Processors – largest French technology company IPO in 2018).
He co-founded the Embedded France professional organization and served for 6 years as board member of Syntec Informatique, the French IT companies professional organization.