The project was launched by Anaïs BARUT and David SIRET, two graduates from Institut d’Optique, and Arnaud DUBOIS, a senior researcher at the Charles Fabry Laboratory (CNRS / Institut d’Optique Graduate School / Université Paris-Sud).

Arnaud is an expert in optical imaging and has a strong background in developing technologies for medical applications. when he discovered a new state-of-the-art technique with the potential to revolutionize dermatologic practice, he found in Anaïs and David to be the perfect partners in drive his innovation to business.

Anaïs, both an engineer and a graduate of the HEC Paris School of Management, offers her expertise in managing disruptive technologies. David, an engineer and entrepreneur, paves the way for the technical development and industrialization of the technology.

Driven by this talented team combining scientific and technical excellence with business skills, DAMAE Medical was established in September 2014.

To achieve the integration of DAMAE Medical’s technology in the medical sector, the leading team is regularly advised and guided by a diversely qualified group of partners.

Our founders


  • Anaïs Barut is the Chief Executive Officer; she specializes in technological business and management. She is specifically in charge of the relationships with the medical community and establishing the business model and the marketing, commercial and financing strategies. She has completed her education with a Master Degree in HEC Paris School of Management. She is responsible for the work-package concerning the market feasibility study by managing the relationships with the consulting agency. In 2015, Anaïs was rewarded by the MIT Technology Review as one of the ten best french innovators under 35.

    Anaïs Barut, CEO
  • David Siret is the Chief Technology Office; he specializes in biophotonics, imaging systems engineering and medical innovation. He developed the previous proofs of concept and presently manages the R&D project. He is specifically in charge of the product development, the Intellectual Property strategies, and the industrial partnerships. He has completed his education with the Challenge + Program of HEC Paris, that aims at coaching scientific entrepreneurs. He is responsible for the work-package concerning the technical feasibility study by managing the relationships with the subcontractor.

    David Siret, CTO
  • Professor Arnaud Dubois is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of DAMAE Medical, bringing to the company the benefits of leading-edge research in optical coherence tomography (OCT) carried out over 15 years at “Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles” and “Institut d’Optique Graduate School”. Arnaud Dubois has published over 100 research articles and 10 book chapters. He has participated to about 200 conferences and holds 5 patents for his discoveries. He is the inventor of the technology developed by DAMAE Medical.

    Arnaud Dubois, CSO

Our partners