Philippe Dumont is the CEO and co-founder at Azetone. After running Marketing and Communications for Microsoft EMEA as General Manager from 2002 to 2009, he co-founded MyFanGroup, a mobile and digital marketing agency . He also worked at Symantec between 1992 and 2000 as Managing Director for France and Benelux, and at Symantec headquarters in Cupertino (USA) as Sr Director of Customer Satisfaction & Global Operations until 2002. Philippe graduated from HEC Paris with a major in Marketing
David Ardin is the CTO and co-founder of Azetone. Between 2012 and 2014, he was the head of software development at MyFanGroup where he developed sophisticated mobile backend and web service architectures. Previously, he held several senior development and project management roles at Groupe Idecom, David holds a Master Degree Level in IT and software
Benoit began his career in 1992 with France Telecom Group as a mobile and Internet marketing strategy consultant. After working at PA Consulting Group and AT Kearney, he created Ocito in May 2002. Ocito is now a leading mobile marketing agencies in France. In 2012, Benoit became a shareholder of Go-Shop, the first digital agency dedicated to creating point-of-sale traffic. Benoit is an active member of the Mobile Marketing Association France since January 2003 and a director since 2004. Benoit graduated from ENST.
Jamil founded EGS Media in 2003, Jamil made EGS a leading mobile communication advertising agency before selling it in 2013. Previously, Jamil Hijazi served as Sales and CRM Marketing Manager at Kraft Foods France and Director of e-business and e-procurement consulting at Exponential Technologies. Jamil is an active member of the Mobile Marketing Association France since 2004 and a director since 2007. Jamil Hijazi holds a Master in Marketing
Ulf Avrin has extensive international experience as a manager and senior leader in a number of companies in the telecommunications and software industries and is presently the CEO of PacketFront Software, a company providing operational support systems to broadband operators. He held several senior positions in the Ericsson Group during a 10 year tenure, after which he became the CEO of a joint venture between Ericsson and Microsoft and subsequently for Mobeon, a VC-backed company in the telecom application sector. He joined Microsoft’s EMEA HQ to manage software company partners across that market area. Ulf brings extensive domain expertise from the development and distribution of software, including licensing. He holds an MSc in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and an Executive MBA from Warwick Business School, United Kingdom.
As President at Imsmartin, Sean brings an uncompromising work ethic and over 20 years of diverse technical and business experience in commercial product development and market-defining business management. Internationally-versed and accomplished contributor, manager, and leader across nearly every functional position involved with researching, developing, delivering, marketing, selling, and supporting solutions within both the consumer and enterprise markets. Board advisor, senior-level professional and articulate communicator with strong executive-level leadership, organizational, operational, presentation, and negotiation skills.
From the outset of his career Marc Vaillant has held management posts in international emerging technology companies in both Europe and the USA, where he spent 8 years in all. Prior to joining AzurSoft, he was CEO of Bee Ware and Criston Software and helped to escalate the company's license sales by more than 50% from 2008 to 2009, with 40% of sales in export markets. He was formerly Vice President of Hewlett Packard's Business Unit (for Europe and the States), Vice President of Global Marketing & Sales at Motorola (USA) and Managing Director of MobileWay (Sybase Group). Marc Vaillant holds an MBA degree (HEC, Paris).