Our team 2018-02-01T13:47:46+00:00

Our team

Ramin Chaybani
Managing Partner
Ramin has a PhD in Molecular Biology from Paris University (Jussieu) and co-founded the Business consulting firm Novoptim in 2006 with Severine.
He has more than 20 years experience in commercialization of innovative products. Ramin started his career at Pharmacia Biotech (now GE Healthcare) as a Product manager. He held various positions in European and U.S companies with increasing responsibility for sales and business development in Europe. At NEN Life Sciences (now part of Perkin Elmer) he was instrumental in re-engineering the sales force in order to redirect sales from old (radio labeled molecules) to new markets (fluorescence and chemiluminescence). At Affymetrix Ramin established presence in the Southern part of Europe and developed sales and strong relationship in both academic as well as industrial accounts.
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Séverine Tamas-Lhoustau
Managing Partner
Severine has a Master Degree from INSA - Toulouse. She is a Sales and Marketing professional and co-founded the Business consulting firm Novoptim in 2006 with Ramin.
She held various positions witihin Biacore (now GE Healthcare) with increasing responsibility for introducing a revolutionary technology in the market. She has been with Biacore from start-up days to post IPO. She managed Biacore's Southern Europe subsidiary, covering France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, turning it into a profitable business. in 2 years. She created the global marketing plan for Biacore and was instrumental in identifying new commercial partners and launching new products. During this time, Severine orchestrated the launch of 3 new instruments, implemented a new positioning campaign and organized strategic co-marketing activities with major vendors in the Life Science market.
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