David Holden

David Holden is Cooperative Programs Manager at CEA where he is responsible for building successful collaborations in the fields of nanoelectronics, photonics, sensors and design technologies. He manages relations with partner organizations as well as with public funding agencies at the national and European levels for a portfolio of projects with combined annual budget exceeding 20M€. From 2002 to 2011, David was involved in technology transfer and strategic marketing for CEA. Prior to joining CEA, he was active in technology commercialization with General Electric, Thomson, Bosch and Xerox. He also played key roles related to technology development and licensing at start-ups PixTech and Advanced Vision Technologies. David holds an engineering degree from Cornell University and an MBA from INSEAD. He has been active in the Governing Board of ECSEL, the Support Group of the European nanoelectronics industry association AENEAS, and the Executive Committee of EPOSS. He has also served as an expert evaluator for the European Commission, for the Eureka cluster Euripides and for the National Research Council of Canada.