Pascal manages Civolution's NexGuard forensic watermarking products and relation with third party manufacturers. Prior to his current position, he was in charge of strategic marketing for Thomson’s STS business unit, which was acquired by Civolution in 2009. Pascal has been in the broadcast and telecom industry since the beginning of his career, with a focus since 2002 on watermarking technologies and associated markets. He co-founded Nextamp in 2002, a French start-up company funded by VCs to develop and market video watermarking solutions. He joined Thomson (now Technicolor) in 2005 when Nextamp was acquired and integrated in Thomson’s STS business unit. Pascal now pursues the development of NexGuard solutions within Civolution.