Yves has a much diversified background which includes multi-disciplinary expertise in the fields of life sciences, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as business and project management. Over the last 3 decades, he has performed in several different types of industries to include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, system engineering, food and nutritional supplements (nutraceuticals), sales and marketing and has also implemented corporate strategies in several organizations.
Yves is President of The California Institute for Performance Management founded in 2009. The non for profit corporation offers educational services to professionals seeking self development and to companies desirous of training their work force in order to achieve optimum organizational performance. The Institute which focuses on performance management values, among other related disciplines, portfolio and project management methodologies along with the model of the learning organization which are of central importance to overall organizational performance. The company has also established a tutoring division, The California Institute for Academic Excellence (CIAE), which offers tutoring services to students attending California schools (K-12 and College) recognizing that individual performance starts early in life. As a part of his duties with CIAE, he also teaches K-12 and college-level curricula in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology.
In January 2019, Yves was retained by the San Diego Nanotechnology Infrastructure, a component of the Qualcomm Institute at UCSD, for the development of nanotechnology educational programs and outreach.
Yves is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and of the International Council on System Engineering (INCOSE). He has been instructor at University of California at San Diego (UCSD) since 2007 and teaches within the realm of the university’s project management certificate programs. He holds a doctorate degree in Chemistry from University of Montreal, a Certificate in Project Management from UCSD, a certificate in Systems Engineering from UCSD, and a PMP certificate from PMI.