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Joël de Rosnay

Executive President, Biotics International

BACKGROUND / Professional and educational background:

Joël de Rosnay is a biologist, scientist, analyst and writer. With a PhD. in Science, he is advisor to the President of Universcience (Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie de la Villette et Palais de la Découverte) and Executive President of Biotics International.

He is a former professor and researcher at the Massachusette Institute of Technology (MIT) in biology and computer science. He has successively been Attaché for Science for the French Embassy in the United States, and Scientific Director of the European Society for the development of businesses (Venture Capital) and Director of Research Application for the Pasteur Institute. Joël de Rosnay has been elected “Digital Personality of 2012” by the Acsel (Association pour l’économie numérique). As a writer, he has published several scientific publications for the public, including “Le Macroscope” 1975; « L’homme symbiotique, regard sur le troisième millénaire », Seuil, 1995, « La révolte du pronétariat », Fayard, 2002, « 2020 les scénarios du futur », Fayard, 2008, « Et l’Homme créa la vie : la folle aventure des architectes et des bricoleurs du vivant », with Fabrice Papillon, LLL Editions, 2010. « Surfer la Vie », LLL, 2012. His latest book being « Je cherche à comprendre…les codes cachés de la nature » with LLL, out in October 2016.