Dr. Bernard Charlès is a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Exa Corp., an Independent Director at Sanofi, a Member at National Academy of Engineering, a Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Dassault Systèmes SA, a Chairman at Centric Software, Inc., a Chairman at Dassault Systèmes Corp. and a Chairman at Dassault Systemes Geovia, Inc. He is on the Board of Directors at Sanofi and Dassault Systèmes SA. Dr. Charlès was previously employed as a Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman by Exalead SA, a Member by Académie des Technologies, a Chairman-Supervisory Board by Dassault Systemes 3DExcite GmbH, a Chairman by Dassault Systemes Biovia Corp., a Chairman by Dassault Systèmes Canada Software, Inc., a President by Dassault Systèmes Canada, Inc., a Chairman by Dassault Systemes Enovia Corp., a Chairman by Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp., a Chairman by Dassault Systemes Solidworks Corp., a Chairman by Delmia Corp., and a Chairman by IQMS. He also served on the board at Business Objects Holding SAS. He received his undergraduate degree from École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay.