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From PhD to CEO: Making an Exciting Leap into Business with Pierre Brochard and Romain Frenehard

21 November 2023 16:00 - 17:00

Central European Time (UTC + 01:00)

Ever wondered what challenges you might face when not only transitioning to industry but also when setting up your own business? In this webinar series, young European entrepreneurs share their stories of how they moved from the lab to the executive office. On 21 November, Pierre Brochard and Romain Frénéhard will share their perspectives on working together to launch their company, Silentsys. Learn more about Silentsys SAS at

With every PhD to CEO: Making an Exciting Leap into Business webinar, you'll hear from the speakers about their experiences transitioning from their academic work into  industry. Following the presentation, a question and answer session allows you to connect with the speakers and get deeper insight into moving from the school into the industry setting. Our most recent event featured Josiane P. Lafleur, founder of Invisible-Light Labs GmbH. Watch her recorded event here

About Our Speakers

Pierre Brochard
Pierre Brochard

Dr. Pierre Brochard, President and cofounder of SILENTSYS SAS, is a photonics scientist and entrepreneur with a passion for new technologies and challenges. Since February 2021, he leads the company with a high motivation and by adding all his know-how and knowledge on ultralow noise systems acquired during his international career in the field of time and frequency metrology.

Romain Frénéhard
Romain Frénéhard

Mr. Romain FRENEHARD, CTO and co-founder of SILENTSYS SAS, is an electronic engineer with a passion about the search for challenges and innovative solutions. Since February 2021, he leads resources through R&D and production centers with a high expertise on low noise systems. With multiple experiences in the industrial world, he shares this knowledge and the desire to continually improve to all SILENTSYS team, to respond the needs of our customers.

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