Hussein Fakhoury - President & Chief Executive Officer
Hussein founded SCALINX in 2015 as a spin-off of Telecom ParisTech. He has over 16 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.
Vincent Arnould - Chief Financial Officer
Vincent has built a 25 year experience of financial management, mostly in major LBO-financed leading corporations; for the last 2 years, he has accomplished a career turnaround, with a strong commitment in consulting start-up ventures.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration and economics from HEC Paris.
Vincent started his career in AXA Insurance Group, as a financial controller for Corporate Risks activities. From 2001, he joined ELIS, European leader in linen and hygiene rental, successively holding and developing each practice in corporate finance: financial control, treasury management, cash collection, internal control, internal audit and investors relations. This significant 14-year experience in an LBO financed corporation was completed with a Deputy CFO position in SOCOTEC, a leading European player of the TIC industry.
Willing to leverage his experience with small and medium sized businesses, Vincent joined Econocom Group in 2018, as CFO for a division of €600m in sales: 22 entities with a strong focus on digital transformation.
From 2020, he has developed a consulting activity for start-up ventures and held a CFO position for Interfaces a subsidiary of Accuracy, a major player in financial advisory.
At SCALINX, on top of Finance and Administration, Vincent is in charge with IT and Quality.
Patrick Molin - Sales & Marketing Director
Patrick has more than 26 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.
Luan Le - Chief Technical Officer
Luan Le has 26 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.
Stéphane Guez – Director of Engineering
Stéphane Guez has acquired an outstanding knowledge and experience working in the semiconductor industry with 23 years dedicated to Digital System On Chip development and 7 years in the Oil and Gas industry as Electronic Components Quality Manager.
He started his career in 1994 at ALCATEL CIT in Lannion, France as digital design engineer for SDH ASIC application.
In 2005, at STMicroelectronics, he was responsible of the first produced SoC (HSDPA 3G Digital Base Band, 90nm, low power process and around 90 million of transistors) for a new telecom key customer. This program belonged to the company top 5 strategic ones. At the end, it was a real industrial & business success with more than 80 million devices manufactured & sold.
From 2017 to 2023, Stéphane managed several IC departments in charge of complex digital ASIC/FPGA design for NOKIA 5G antenna and ATOS High Performing Computer applications.
At SCALINX, he is in charge of leading the engineering department from hiring and training new team members to managing technical IC projects. He also oversee product engineering operations and ensure that proper engineering procedures are followed.