Executive Board


President: Andrea Valle
Adobe (Italy)

Working for Adobe Systems since 1998, Andrea Valle is Senior Product Manager in the Document Cloud business unit. He is one of the pioneers of the PDF format developed by Adobe, the de facto worldwide standard for electronic documents.

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Secretary: Kim Nguyen
D -Trust (Germany)

Bundesdruckerei GmbH supports governments, organizations and companies by providing solutions and services for secure identities and secure data. All the technologies and services designed to protect sensitive data, communications and infrastructures are ‘Made in Germany’. They are based on the reliable identification of persons and objects in the analogue and digital world.

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Treasurer: Carmine Auletta
InfoCert (Italy)

Carmine has been InfoCert’s Chief Innovation Officer since 2015 where he’s responsible for Innovation, Marketing, Compliance, New Products Development, Strategic Planning and International development.

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François Chassery
Certinomis (France)

Graduate from ICN french Business School, François CHASSERY is acting from 18 years on digital identities and electronic signature market : after being a salesman for industrial products and services, he joins Certinomis just after its creation in year 2000 and became Chief Marketing Officer in 2006 and Chief Executive Officer in 2017.


Julien Stern 
Universign / Cryptolog International (France)

Julien Stern, CEO & Founder of Universign, has a PhD in cryptography from ENS Lyon. He is one of the major European experts on electronic signature and a founding Member of the CSC program since its origin.

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Paolo Ardemagni
Intesi Group (Italy)

With more than twenty years of experience in global high-tech sales strategy, mainly in Security and Networking sector, Paolo is a strong team builder with extensive experience in recruiting and managing teams in remote locations.