Leadership

Dillygence was co-founded by world renowned advanced manufacturing experts from industry (Peugeot, McKinsey) and academia (MIT). We aim to spread manufacturing intelligence to revolutionize the way factories are designed, run and improved with our combined experience in manufacturing analytics, operational excellence, automation and computer algorithms. We are headquartered near Paris with offices in Boston and Montreal.

Alain Patchong
CEO

Alain Patchong, a former Scholar at MIT, is an industry expert with a holistic understanding of factory engineering and operation based on 20+ of experience of practice and research.

Stanley Geshwin - Dillygence Chief Scientist
Stanley Gershwin
Chief Scientist

Stanley B. Gershwin, a world-renowned manufacturing systems scientist, has been a member of the MIT Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity since 1988.

James Schor - Dillygence CTO
James Schor
CTO

James Schor, an analytics and simulation expert, co-founded Analytics Operations Engineering, after receiving his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1995.

Thierry Bur
COO
Graduated from Ecole des Ponts Paristech, 25+ years of experience in supply chain management, in operations performance, and in large industrial and IT projects management.
Meryll Dindin
Chief of AI

Graduated from both UC Berkeley and Centrale Paris, is a machine learning expert and tireless problem-solver.

Xavier Schuster
Sales Director

More than 20 years of experience and challenge in production and industrial engineering in SME, having as main goals customer satisfaction and mastery of manufacturing processes.

Yves Fopa
Architect & Project Manager

Yves Fopa is specialized in managing IT complex and regulated technology environments in Europe. He has successfully conducted several projects in fields as different as banking, oil, telecommunication, …

Advisory board

Christophe Aufrère
CTO, Faurecia
Eric Espérance
Partner, Roland Berger
Maureen Clerc
Research Director, INRIA
Young Jae Jang
Associate Professor, KAIST South Korea
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