Management

 

Eric Bregand | Chief Executive Officer

Member of TEMIS Advisory Board since 2002, Eric Brégand joined TEMIS Executive Committee as Vice-President, OEM and Strategic Partnerships in 2005, bringing more than 15 years of experience in the software industry. At the end of 2005, Eric was appointed CEO and took the global responsibility for TEMIS worldwide operations and strategy. Most recently, Eric was Executive Vice-President, Products and R&D at XRT, a leading software vendor specialized in treasury management. He was previously the Group Vice-President, Products at Business Objects, the leading provider of Business Intelligence solutions, where he spent more than 8 years. In this position, he managed a global team of 480 engineers in the US and Europe and successfully led the development of four major releases of the Business Objects product suite.

Eric graduated from SUPELEC, Paris.

 

Gilles Pouzenc | Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Gilles Pouzenc manages TEMIS Human Ressources, legal, accounting and investment activities. As a serial entrepreneur, he brought more than 15 years of expertise in company creation and development to TEMIS. Prior to co-founding TEMIS, Gilles created or invested in several companies including CBA (an engineering company for the automotive sector) and Wincorp (a supplier of IBM mainframes) through his venture capital fund, I2P. Gilles also gained a thorough understanding of corporate software solutions, while overseeing the development of CMA, a leading provider of Business Intelligence applications.

Gilles graduated from HEC, Paris.

 

Olivier Terrier | VP Products and R&D

Olivier has more than 15 years of international experience in the software industry. He has assumed executive responsibilities in fast growing and successful companies, supporting their growth and business development worldwide. At TEMIS, Olivier has the overall Product and R&D responsibility and assumes leadership of the company's research and development centers. His responsibility includes the product vision and strategy as well as all the software engineering functions, including development, test and documentation. Over these 9 years spent with TEMIS, Olivier has developed general management skills of software production teams addressing complex business problems, implementing software industry best practices and developing product strategies increasing the company sales revenues and customer satisfaction. Prior to joining TEMIS, Olivier was responsible for the software development functions at Xerox, heading the Linguistic Resources department out of Grenoble.

Olivier gradued from Ecole Télécom Bretagne.

 

Archna Bhandari | Vice President of Data and Analytics

Archna has more than 20 years of innovation experience in data analytics, knowledge representation, literature-based discovery and natural language processing and data visualization. A thought leader in new technology implementation, she sits at the intersection of research and innovation, applying her depth of knowledge and engineering experience to achieve breakthrough results.

Archna earned an M.S. in computer science from Rochester Institute of Technology as well as a bachelor of engineering in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

 

Daniel Mayer | VP Corporate Marketing

Daniel Mayer is VP of Corporate Marketing at TEMIS, the leading provider of semantic content enrichment solutions for the Enterprise. In this capacity he is responsible for promoting, as well as shaping, the flagship Luxid® product range and its roadmap with a particular focus on STM Publishing and Enterprise Information Management. Prior to joining TEMIS, Daniel served for the past 15 years in a variety of marketing and product strategy functions throughout the IT value chain.

Daniel holds both a Masters degree in Business from HEC, France and a Masters in Computer Science from ENST, France.

 

Christophe Aubry | VP Professional Services

As Vice-President, Professional Services, Christophe Aubry oversees the deployment of TEMIS solutions for customers. He leads strategic service activities such as consulting, project management and training to customers and certified partners. Prior to co-founding TEMIS, Christophe was project leader for the IBM solution "Technology Watch", an innovative scientic watch application. 

Christophe holds a Master's degree in mathematical science from the University of Orléans (France).

 

Guillaume Mazières | Executive Vice President, North America and Worldwide Publishing

Based in New York since 2009, Guillaume Mazières has a responsibility for growing TEMIS business in North America as well as the leadership on the global publishing market. Guillaume was previously serving as Worldwide Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, based in Paris. He built a successful sales and marketing team in Europe that grew the business exponentially in all TEMIS strategic verticals. 
Guillaume has a fifteen-year track record of increasing success and responsibilities within the software industry and a solid enterprise sales expertise acquired in Europe and in North America.
Guillaume previously held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing for North America at LaCie, a data storage solution provider. Initially a Strategic Account Manager in London, he later moved to Spain as Sales Manager, based in Madrid, ultimately becoming Country Manager. Guillaume then joined LaCie Canada to head up the Canadian operations in Toronto, and later moved to the US headquarters to become Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, North America.

Guillaume holds a Master's Degree in Management from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse (France).

 

Stefan Geißler | Managing Director, TEMIS Germany

Stefan Geißler is a co-Founder and the managing director of TEMIS GmbH. Stefan is responsible for managing customer projects in Germany and for providing high level consulting to leading TEMIS customers worldwide. Previously, he led the Text Mining activity of IBM Germany and was responsible for solution design, development and deployment for corporate customers. He worked on several large research projects in natural language processing such as KANT at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA, and Verbmobil at the Scientific Center of IBM Germany in Heidelberg.

Stefan graduated in Linguistics and Computer Science from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany).

 

Charles Huot | VP Corporate Development

As Vice President of Corporate Development, Charles Huot is responsible for understanding the competitive dynamics for TEMIS, recognizing new opportunities and developing new business initiatives, and implementing corporate and business level strategies for the company. Before co-founding TEMIS, Charles spent 10 years with IBM, where he was instrumental in developing international sales of their innovative Text Mining software. While at the University of Marseille (France), his academic studies focused on Competitive Intelligence strategies. Charles got awarded a Ph.D in this field.

Charles remains a leading specialist in Competitive Intelligence, holding regular seminars across Europe and the United States.