Guy Paillet

President and CEO

Guy is the inventor of the ZISC (Zero Instruction Set Computer), a neural network digital chip back in 1993. He brings a long experience in semiconductors, in hard-wired artificial vision systems and in parallel pattern recognition architecture to the company. He is an “out-of-the-box” thinker and can solve complex problems related to sensing (especially vision) and artificial intelligence with elegant, yet practical solutions. Guy talent has served in several companies including Data Sud Systems (DSS), IBM, EuroPixels and General Vision Inc.

Marc Maman

Executive VP, Business Development

Marc brings us over 30 years experience in executive management, corporate strategy, and World Wide Sales. Marc served as Key Account and Distribution Director for Great China at ST Microelectronics, and later as Regional Vice President in Shangai.


Anne Menendez

Anne Menendez founded General Vision (formerly named GTFS, Inc.) in 1987 to market and sell machine vision systems mostly based on the LabVIEW IMAQ Vision tools. After meeting Guy in 1997 and discovering the ZISC technology, both decided to refocus General Vision towards the design of image recognition systems based on neuromorphic hardware which lead to the development of the NeuroMem technology. Anne participated in the design and development of the NeuroMem CM1K and NM500 chips as well as the software tools for the training and integration of NeuroMem networks.

Randal Koene

Randal obtained a Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience at McGill University (Canada) He is an experienced and hands-on team/project leader with a demonstrated history of working in technical and research industries, including early-stage startup. Analytical Skills, Machine Learning / Software Engineering, Medtech, Biotechnology. Randal bring a solid knowledge of biological models

Manan Suri

Dr. MananSuri is a Professor with the Department of EE at Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) and a Committee member and reviewer for IEEE journals/conferences. His research interests include unconventional Machine Learning and Neuromorphic harwdare and semiconductor Non-Volatile Memory Technology. Manan received his PhD in Nanoelectronics from Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble in 2013 and prior to that his M.Eng. and B.S in EE from Cornell University. He has also worked at NXP and CEA-LETI.

Stephane Gervais-Ducouret

Stephane brings us his experience in international business development for new products and services, but also strategic innovation in business model, partnership, R&D and technologies outcome. Stephane is General Manager at Lacroix Group and has served previously as Global Marketing Director at Freescale and Infineon, and SoC Technologist and Marketing Manager at ST Microelectronics.