Mustapha Derras holds a doctorate in IT and systems, is an engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique Clermont-Ferrand and holds an Executive MBA from the ESSEC business school.

From 1990 to 2004, he used his technological and business skills to promote innovation in various areas: at CLAAS, for the full automation of agricultural equipment, at General Electric Healthcare in medical imaging processing, at Cadence Design Systems in the world of software simulation and at Dassault Systèmes in 3D CAD (CATIA).

In 2005, he joined Berger-Levrault as Technical Director.

Today, Derras is the Research and Innovation Director. His mission is to develop research programs and ensure the integration of the latest technologies and innovations into the Group’s software solutions.