Valerie Ferret joined Dassault Systèmes in 2008. She is Public Affairs and Sustainability Director. She is responsible for developing the influencer network to promote the company vision to provide businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. In 2002, Valerie started her career in France as legal counsel. Two years later, she joined a fast-growing private postal services operator in Luxemburg to create the in-house legal function. In 2006, she moved to the US and became Executive Director of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in Boston. Valerie holds a law degree from University of Montpellier. She is married and proud mother of a 4 year old son.