Hussein Fakhoury - President & Founder
Hussein founded SCALINX in 2015 as a spin-off of Telecom ParisTech. He has over 14 years of experience in Analog & Mixed-Signal IC design and project management combining industrial development and applied research.
He holds a MSc. degree in Electronics and Microelectronics from ESIEE Paris and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Telecom ParisTech.
He started his career at Philips Semiconductors in 2005 as a CAD engineer. From the end of 2005 to 2008, he was with nSilition, Belgium, as a Mixed-Signal IC designer, working on CMOS A/D converters for low-power wireless transceivers.
From 2008 to 2015, he was a research engineer at Telecom Paristech, working on high-speed CMOS data converters design with emphasis on wideband Continuous-Time Delta-Sigma Modulators. He led several collaborative projects in the field of IC design and through which he managed several PhD students and post-doctoral students. He is the author or co-author of 18 publications and co-author of 2 patents.
At SCALINX, he is in charge of defining and executing company's vision and overall strategy.
Jean-Marc Scemama - Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc has 30 years of experience of sales/marketing, project management and P&L management in Digital / Telecoms and Energy.
He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom ParisTech. He started in IBM in 1989 as internet architect and Key Account Manager. He managed a Telecom engineering department in STERIA and built the CRM product line in CAPGEMINI TELECOM. He joined AREVA in 2003 as Vice-President Offers Marketing. From 2012, he acted in VALLOUREC as Vice-President Corporate Marketing and then developed the Renewables and Industry Product Line.
At SCALINX, he is in charge of securing the profitable growth of the company, developing and executing the strategic plan, securing the financing and managing operationally the teams.
Luan Le - Chief Technical Officer
Luan Le has 24 years of Integrated Circuit development, patent monetization and strategy experience in the Semiconductor Industry.
He has acquired a broad knowledge in IC design & application, silicon process, project management and patent related matters.
He started his career in 1994 at Philips Semiconductors in Caen, France as an analog design engineer for HDD Read/Write pre-amplifiers. Next, he supervised IC development teams for RF transceiver and NFC products for more than 10 years, contributing to the development of complex integrated RF transceivers for mobile phone and the highly successful NXP NFC controller family. In 2010, he moved to an IC and system architecture role, driving the development of high voltage and high power drivers for LED backlighting and LED retrofit lamps. From 2015 to 2018, he became subject matter expert for patent monetization and led patent strategy and portfolio development for a major business unit of NXP. In this role, he also contributed to patent assertion defensive matters.
He is author of several ISSCC and ESSCIRC papers and holds eight patents and five pending patent applications in the field of HDD pre-amplifier, RF transceiver, ESD protection, Near Field Communication and LED driver.
At SCALINX, he is in charge of all IC design Research and Development activities and IP strategy.
Patrick Molin - Sales & Marketing Director
Patrick has more than 25 years of successful Sales and Marketing experience in Semiconductor Industry and has developed businesses worldwide for American, European and Asian Companies. He has acquired a multicultural sales experience for ASIC and ASSP markets dedicated to Telecom, Industrial, Mil/Aero and Consumer segments.
After an engineering degree from ESTE / ESIEE, he started his career as ASIC Design Center Manager for National Semiconductor Europe with main activity on Telecom and Mil/Aero markets. Then he managed the ASIC business pre-sales activity.
Since 1990, he held various Sales and Marketing management positions for Alcatel and Lucent Microelectronics in charge of ASIC and ASSP. He developed Large Account relationships growing revenue from zero to US$100’s millions per year.
Lately Patrick joined Stepmind start-up to head the company Wireless Lan product line and managed Worldwide Sales and Marketing. His responsibility covered product definition, development and project management.
After the acquisition of Stepmind by Mstar – Mediatek, Patrick was South Europe Sales for Wireless Lan, Cellular and Set-Top-Box product lines. He was also in charge of Business Development He defined sales strategy and partnerships to offer complete solution and provide full support to targeted customers in US, India, Africa and Asia.
At SCALINX, he is in charge of Worldwide sales, Marketing and Applications.