CEO, ecenter solutionsDidier Beck is cofounder and CEO of a product software company, ecenter solutions, that spun-off from the Helvetia Group, an European insurance company. ecenter solutions is designing, implementing, and operating a front-end J2EE platform for the past 7 years. This business infrastructure now contains all the essential insurance-oriented services required and is enabling a very large reuse (80%) of existing platform components for the implementation of new applications.
The platform is built on top of an open source stack of commercial infrastructure components. ecenter solutions is launching a gated Insurance Community offering the SOA platform, the architecture team, and the processes to its members.
Beck has a master of science in computer engineering and a master of business administration. Between 1995 and 1998, he was in charge of different IT architecture and project management functions within Helvetia Patria Switzerland. From 1999 to 2000, he worked as the assistant of the CIO, before starting the development and implementation of the e-business strategy within the Corporate Center. As one of the founders of the Helvetia Patria Group eBusiness Center, he was director of this unit from 2002 to 2005.