Virginie LAFON, born in 1971, co-founder of the company and Space Business Manager. She holds a PhD in Coastal Oceanography from Bordeaux University (France) in 1999. Her field of expertise concerns the development of remote sensing applications for Integrated Coastal Zone Management. She is particularly recognized for her academic works regarding nearshore bathymetry retrieval from high-resolution optical imagery and associated patterns of coastal morphodynamics evolution. She joined GEO-Transfert in 2007. Since then, she has been developing remote sensing applications and led business activities based on Earth Observation data.