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Francois Jeanneau Joins Novasentis to Expand OEM Sales

Companies mentioned in this article: Novasentis, Inc.

BURLINGAME, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novasentis, Inc., leading developer of advanced haptics and sensory feedback technology, introduced today Francois Jeanneau as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Business Development, Sales and Marketing. Jeanneau will be responsible for building global partnerships across a variety of verticals to continue the company’s rapid growth trajectory as it expands operations and manufacturing of its Electro-Mechanical Polymer.

“I am very excited to have Francois joining Novasentis. He is a proven sales and business development leader with a great track record of driving adoption and growth for new technologies,” said Dr. Christophe Ramstein, President and CEO of Novasentis, Inc. “His leadership and experience are a perfect fit to build a strong eco-system and get fast adoption of our Neo-Sensory™ technology.”

As a recognized business development executive in the high-tech space, Jeanneau has spent the last two decades building strategic relationships with leading OEMs and ODMs – increasing revenue and catapulting long-term growth for leading organizations. He has held senior level positions at UPEK, a fingerprint authentication company (acquired by Apple) and helped increase revenue to $50M+ in less than three years. Most recently, Jeanneau was Senior Director of Sales North America and Europe for Cambrios Technologies, leading sales activities with top tier OEMs.

“Novasentis has experienced great momentum over the past year with its EMP technology and is well positioned to impact the future of consumer electronic devices,” said Jeanneau. “I am thrilled to join the company as it continues to gain mindshare as the leading provider of human interface solutions for a variety of markets.”

About Novasentis

Novasentis manufactures the world’s thinnest and most flexible electro-mechanical polymer (EMP) haptic actuator and sensor technology today, used to develop mobile and wearable products that come alive with movement and sound. By bridging consumer electronics and sensory interaction, Novasentis enables 4D spatial tactile experiences and next-generation mobile product designs. Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held. The company is based in Burlingame, Calif. with offices in Pennsylvania, Korea, and Tokyo. More information on Novasentis is online at

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