|Institut d’Administration des Enterprises, Sorbonne University, Paris, France, MBA|
|Ecole Nationale Superieure des Petroles et de Moteurs, Paris, France, M.S.|
|Centre d’Etudes Superieures des Techniques Industrielles, Paris, France, B.S.|
|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Graduate|
Philippe Tartavull is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Comverse Inc.
Philippe Tartavull was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Comverse, Inc., effective May 2012.
From December 2007 to August 2011 Mr. Tartavull served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hypercom Corporation, a publicly-traded global leader in high security, end-to-end electronic payment products and services, and from February 2007 to November 2007, he served as its President and Chief Operating Officer.
From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Tartavull served as President of Oberthur Card Systems of America Corp., following a year as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Oberthur is one of the world’s leading providers of card-based solutions including SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) and multi-application smart cards as well as related software, applications and services, targeting the mobile communications, payment, identification, transit and multimedia markets, with customers that include the top US financial institutions, major telecommunications network operators and healthcare providers, and the US government.
From 1988 to 1998, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Thales/Syseca Inc., a provider of systems integration services and mission critical software for the transportation and utilities industries.
His previous positions included several Managerial Positions at,
Thales / Syseca,
Compagnie Internationale Des Services Informatiques (CISI),
Baker International and European Management Oil & Gas Investment .
Mr. Tartavull earned an MBA from the Institut d’Administration des Enterprises, Sorbonne University.
An MS in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Petroles et de Moteurs.
BS in Engineering from the Centre d’Etudes Superieures des Techniques Industrielles, all in Paris, France.
He is also a Graduate of the Executive Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.