Co-founder of Scantrust, a company providing a connected packaging platform for active brand protection, supply chain awareness, and consumer engagement. Co-founder of Black Market Watch, a NGO dedicated to shedding light on illicit trade. Member of the OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade. Expert at the Global Initiative Against Organized Crime. 2009-2014, member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade. Bachelor in Physics and Engineering and MSc, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal; PhD in Computer Science, University of Neuchâtel; postdoctoral studies in Digital Watermarking, EPFL, Switzerland. Author: numerous papers on document security, digital watermarking and information retrieval; several filed patents, and inventor of the Copy Detection Pattern.