The Talentsoft team

Made up of individuals who are passionate about HR and learning, Talentsoft's teams think, develop, and deploy one of the most innovative talent management and learning software.

Led by an experienced and visionary management team, our 600 multicultural and multilingual team members place our customers' needs and success at the center of their decision-making.

JEAN-STÉPHANE ARCIS

Chief Executive Officer

Backed by 20 years’ experience in the enterprise software market, Jean-Stéphane Arcis became one of the co-founders of Talentsoft in 2007. Before Talentsoft, he was the Sales Director for Oracle Applications, General Manager for France and the Benelux Union at Siebel, and Vice-President for Europe at Vignette. Arcis was actively involved in the introduction and development of ERP and CRM software in Europe. He graduated from ESCP Europe and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

ALEXANDRE PACHULSKI

Chief Product Officer

With more than 15 years' experience in both HR and IT, Alexandre Pachulski chaired a management consulting firm for 8 years before creating Talentsoft. He is the author of several books on human resources and hosts his own YouTube channel called ""Talents of Tomorrow"". In 2015, Pachulski was awarded the French Golden Mouse award for his blog, ""Les Talents d'Alex"", centered around talent management. He holds a PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence from Paris-Dauphine.

JOËL BENTOLILA

Chief Technical Officer

Joël Bentolila has over 30 years of experience in developing and integrating software solutions for large software vendors. He graduated from L’Ecole des Mines of Paris, and performed research in Artificial Intelligence in the Computer Science Department of Carnegie Mellon University.

OLIVIER DUPUIS-CUNY

Chief Financial Officer

Olivier Dupuis-Cuny has more than 15 years' experience in Finance as a Group Finance Controller and Finance Manager. He previously worked for Viadeo, Bateman Litwin, CSC Peat Marwick, and ACA-NEXIA International. He is a certified public accountant and holds a master's degree in Finance from L’Institut de Haute Finance.

JEAN-SÉBASTIEN CHANAL

Pre-Sales Director

Jean-Sébastien Chanal is an HR professional backed by more than 13 years’ experience in offering new Talent Management solutions to companies. He has previously worked in both management and consulting positions for Towers Watson, Lumesse, Razel, Spie Oil and Gas, and PagesJaunes. He graduated from the French business school Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Amiens with a B.A. in social law.

SÉGOLÈNE FINET

Chief Marketing Officer

Ségolène Finet has over 20 years of experience in product marketing, product strategy, and marketing communications with a focus on international strategy. She previously held management roles at PeopleSoft and Oracle, in the Silicon Valley headquarters and European offices. She received her MBA from the University of California Berkeley, and holds a B.A. in Political Sciences from IEP Grenoble.

BERTRAND DIDIER

VP Professional Services

Bertrand Didier was quick to grasp how critical project management is to an organization's success. He has focused his entire career on building deep expertise in large-scale project management and motivating teams to deliver results according to plan. He has gained expertise through his work in finance, consulting and organization for PSA, Accenture, and Pierre Fabre. Didier also has 15 years of experience in Human Resources. He graduated from the Advanced Management Program of Toulouse Business School and holds a Master of Advanced Studies in Management and Strategy from the University of Paris X, HEC Paris, and ESSEC Business School.

MARC BONNAMOUR

Chief Customer Officer

Marc Bonnamour has over 20 years' experience working with some of the fastest growing companies in the SaaS sectors in France and in the US. He's held positions in the financial and operational departments at Deloitte, LVMH, and TraceOne. Bonnamour is now the Chief Customer Officer at Talentsoft, in charge of sales for France and customer satisfaction across all regions.

SYLVAINE LE BARON

Human Resources Vice President

Prior to joining Talentsoft to help expand and develop its teams, Sylvaine Le Baron led an HR-centric career in international, high-growth technology companies (Sidetrade, KLB Groupe, leGuide.com or DXO Lavs). She was a member of the Executive Committee and Director of Human Resources for France, Great Britain, Ireland, and the Netherlands at Sidetrade. Le Baron graduated from Audencia Nantes School of Management.

JÉRÔME BRUET

Vice President of Talentsoft Learning

Throughout his career, Jérôme Bruet has developed significant expertise in pedagogical approaches. In 2002, he founded e-doceo, which quickly became the European leader in digital learning, and then merged with Talentsoft in June 2016. Bruet is co-author of the book entitled “Capital Learning: Training Serving Enterprise Performance” Editions EMS (2014).

JUSTUS GEIST

Director Operations

With 15 years of experience in software, FMCG and politics, Justus is the Director of Operations at Talentsoft. He joined the company from another of France’s fastest growing tech companies, SmartFocus (emailvision). Justus holds a bachelor from Brandeis University and an Executive MBA from Université Paris-Dauphine.

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