Chief Technology Officer at Total
Marie-Noelle Semeria is the Chief Technology Officer of Total since November 2017. She was previously CEO of CEA-Leti and President of the Network of Carnot Institutes. During her previous 18 years at CEA, she held different seniormanagement and strategy-development positions and helped secure numerous patents in CEA- Leti and as Chief Scientist for CEA Tech. Her professional experience ranges from public research to start-up and high tech industry. She began her career at Sagem (Safran) in magnetic storage, then she served in the start- up Pixtech as field emission display architect before joining CEA-Leti where she launched an internal contest to promote start-up creation and signed leading partnerships with semiconductor industrial majorsWord sometimes used to describe the leading international oil companies. . In 2011, she was awarded the Legion of Honor and the Order of Merit in 2015. Semeria held numerous positions as board member of french and european agencies and associations : ANR, CNRS, Allisten, MINALOGIC, AENEAS... She received a doctorate of science in solid state physics from Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble and a degree from IHEST to bridge science and society.