David Elmalem joined Sopra Steria Group in 2008.
He successively served in testing, business analysis and project management roles as an integrator for complex air traffic control systems.
David Elmalem holds an engineering degree from the ENAC civil aviation academy, and has a passion for aeronautics and new technologies.
With a constant focus on putting the Group’s strategy into action, he has built up a dual set of business line and IT expertise that makes him highly attuned to the needs of aeronautics clients, helping them make their digital transformation a success. As an example, he took part in the SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) programme to modernise Europe’s air traffic management systems, coordinating input from major players in this field, including a number of Sopra Steria clients (such as Airbus, Thales and Eurocontrol).
A true believer in putting people first, he takes a proactive role in the professional development of his team and his colleagues, leads a community of aeronautics enthusiasts within his business unit, and is an impassioned advocate of digital services professions for engineering students.
Elmalem joined Sopra Steria’s Board of Directors in 2020 as a Director representing the employees.He serves as a link between the employees and the Board of Directors, ensuring their voices are heard amidst an unprecedented economic and social situation.