Isabelle Estebe is Director, Global Affairs for Dassault Systèmes responsible for developing business opportunities and insuring proper visibility in the various geographies where the group now operates.
At the end of 2016, Isabelle Estebe was appointed Executive Director for the newly created Dassault Systèmes US Foundation.
Isabelle joined Dassault Systèmes in 1990 and has since held various roles in Research and Development, Marketing and Communications. In 1996, she was appointed Technical Assistant to Dassault Systèmes’ Vice Chairman and President Bernard Charlès. She oversaw the communication around the group major acquisitions before relocating to Charlotte, NC in 2000.
Isabelle holds an engineering degree from ENSMA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et Aérotechnique), France and a Masters Degree in Robotic Engineering from ENSTA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées) in Paris.
She began her career in automation in Detroit, MI. Isabelle then joined Nastran in a European sales job for a finite element solver later interfaced with Dassault Systèmes solutions.
Isabelle Estebe serves on the board of the French-American chamber of commerce of Boston, New England (FACC NE).
In 2016, she was appointed at the board of the New York chapter of the FACC, by far the largest chapter in North America.
She had previously presided over the North Carolina chapter in Charlotte for two terms.
She is a French Foreign Trade Advisor (CCE) and president of the Boston New England committee since September 1st, 2015. Earlier, she was vice-president of the Southeast committee in Atlanta.
She is a licensed private pilot.
Isabelle Estebe was awarded the French “Ordre National du Mérite” in 2008 by Pierre Vimont, then Ambassador of France to the United States.
In 2017, she was awarded the Legion d’Honneur by Alain Bentéjac, President of the Foreign Trade Advisors of France.