JULIEN BEDON

AGE 40  I  YOKOHAMA, JAPAN  I  FRANCE
SYSTEM SIMULATION ENGINEER

Julien Bedon graduated in piano from the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in his native Paris, then went on to master studies in mechanical and fluid dynamics at the French École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers. His growing career has led him to Japan, where he serves as a team and program manager for Siemens Digital Industries Software. He was awarded the Siemens Global Golden Award in 2019 for his high performance at work. He has been the finalist of the Japan PTNA competition in the amateur category and Warsaw’s Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists. Julien is the creator of Weefeen, an online music platform to easily listen to and share music performances that he used to prepare himself for this competition. He’s also a father (of one daughter) who enjoys family time, traveling, sports, and reading.