Management Team

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Olivier Dellenbach: Chief Executive Officer, Founder, President

Olivier Dellenbach founded eFront in 1999 and has been the Chief Executive Officer since the company’s inception. Olivier has extensive experience in the alternative investment and risk management industries, enabling him to lead the strategic direction of the company and its various software solutions, ensuring innovation remains the core value. Prior to founding eFront, he co-founded NAT Systèmes in 1987, becoming its chairman in 1989. The company was sold to the Canadian group Cognicase in 1998. Olivier is a graduate of École Polytechnique, one of the most selective engineering schools in Europe.

Tarek Chouman: Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

As of January 2016, Tarek Chouman became Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. He was previously Chief Operating Officer, EMEA & Asia, responsible for managing eFront operations in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia. Prior to this position he was Chief Operating Officer for Asia and the Middle East. After being appointed to that position in 2008, he contributed significantly to expanding eFront’s footprint in the region and building strong local teams with the opening of 7 offices, all of which helped position eFront as an industry leader there. He originally joined eFront in 2003 as Services Manager before being appointed Managing Director for France and Continental Europe in 2004. A graduate of the International School of ISIM, Tarek Chouman started his career in IT services. In 1997, he joined the Logispace Group to take charge of the development of a software suite dedicated to the management of real estate assets for large corporations. In 1999, he joined Canadian Group Cognicase, as Manager of Integration and Engineering Activities in Europe.

Gildas Mathurin: Chief Operating Officer, FrontERM

Gildas Mathurin joined eFront in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer, FrontERM & FrontCRM Solutions. Prior to eFront, Gildas managed Astek Finance, which specializes in information system consulting and integration for banking and insurance. He was also a division manager at Sopra Group and managed Euvoxa, a company active in software consulting. Gildas has many years of experience in consulting and managing software development and implementation projects. Gildas holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and a post-graduate diploma for Business Administration.

Dave Cox: Chief Customer Success Officer

In May 2017 Dave became Chief Customer Success Officer focusing on continual improvement and strengthening of eFront’s ability to deliver superior customer experiences at a global level. Previously, he was Chief Services officer. He was leading our global professional services organization, bringing 15 years of experience managing large-scale services teams. Dave started his career in the US Navy, spending 8 years as a nuclear submarine officer. He joined McKinsey in 2001 as a consultant and engagement manager focused on services and go-to-market for the high-tech industry. In 2004, he joined EMC in their services organization. Dave had numerous roles there over more than 10 years, including leading operations for the EVP of Global Services, GM for the global Application Consulting business, and GM for the $500M Americas consulting business. Prior to joining eFront, Dave was with FICO first as head of global professional services, and then as leader of operations for the Sales, Marketing, and Services organization. Dave holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer, and an MBA from Yale.

Matthew Bagley: Chief Financial Officer

Matthew joins eFront as Chief Financial Officer and has 20 years of experience in financial management and international operations serving as CFO and Finance Director in a range of companies in software, cloud-based technology, media and consumer electronics sectors. He has worked in both the UK and US with a focus on entrepreneurial companies seeking international expansion, rapid growth and business transformation. Matthew served as CFO at Omnifone, a leading global business-to-business provider of cloud-based digital music streaming services, leading rapid growth in revenue and transforming the company from the investment phase to profitability. Matthew has served as CFO at a UK listed software company and was interim CFO at a software-as-a-service (SaaS) portfolio company of MMC Ventures. Matthew also served as Finance Director for ViewSonic, a leading display technology brand in Europe, delivering a significant contribution towards European sales growth, which more than doubled to $400 million in less than three years.

Louis-Marie Brierre: Chief Technology Officer

Louis-Marie joined eFront in January 2015 as a Chief Technology Officer in charge of Product Management, R&D and IT Operations. He began his career as a Real Time developer in France. He moved to the US in 1988 to join Must Software as a development team leader for three years. He later returned to Europe and joined Informix to manage their technical team. He then joined NAT Systèmes and managed the product development strategy. He co-founded Temposoft and served as the CTO from 1998 until the company was acquired by Oracle in 2005. He then worked at Fullsix, CEGEDIM and TraceOne as a CTO. As a consequence of running Saas product development organizations in different industries, he has developed strong agile industrial methodology skills in large global organizations.

Thibaut de Laval: Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Thibaut joined eFront in May 2015 as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, to supervise the strategy definition and execution, and lead or coordinate priority projects for eFront. Prior to that, Thibaut worked for 9 years at McKinsey & Company, the management consulting firm that he left as Associate Principal. He operated in the High-Tech and Telecom sectors, serving in particular a global IT Services provider on numerous operational and strategic topics (incl. M&A and post-merger management) and helping it significantly increase its enterprise value, and assisting a leading Software company’s reorganization. He was also involved in the deployment of softwares from McKinsey Solutions and led several due-diligence assessments for Private Equity funds. Thibaut graduated from Essec Business School in Paris with part of his curriculum spent at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and holds a BA in Law.