Bonita BPM is the most widely adopted business process management (BPM) solution in the world.
Our goal is to be the top BPM vendor in the new subscription economy
The Bonita software project was co-founded in 2001 by Miguel Valdés Faura, a computer science engineer at the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA). In 2009, Miguel joined up with colleagues Charles Souillard and Rodrigue Le Gall to found Bonitasoft.
Since then the company has enjoyed strong growth in open source downloads (more than 2.5 million), customer acquisition (more than 1000 in 60+ countries), and internal development (from 10 to 150+ employees of more than 20 nationalities in Paris, Grenoble, and San Francisco).
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As Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Miguel leads the
charge in Bonitasoft’s mission: to democratize Business
Process Management (BPM), bringing powerful and affordable
BPM to organizations and projects of all sizes.
Prior to Bonitasoft, Miguel led R&D, pre-sales and support for the BPM division of Bull Information Systems, a major European systems provider. Miguel is a recognized thought-leader in business process management and passionate about open source community building.
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As VP of Engineering and CTO, co-founder, Charles
leads the Bonitasoft product development organization. He was previously head
of the Bonita core development team within Bull Information Systems.
Charles has significant experience developing mission critical applications with BPM and SOA technologies. He serves on a number of European Community projects.
Charles holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Polytech de Grenoble.
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Rodrigue Le Gall
As Chief Services Officer and co-founder, Rodrigue is in charge of
Bonitasoft Professional Services and the Bonitasoft Open Source Community.
Prior to Bonitasoft, Rodrigue was head of the Bonita Design and Web development
group for Bull Information Systems. Rodrigue also held numerous senior consulting
positions, most recently with HP.
Rodrigue holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble (ENSIMAG).
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Ruth Cernes Fagebaume
As VP of Worldwide Sales and Alliances, Ruth is in charge of developing direct
business activities, partnership and OEM programs woldwide. Prior to Bonitasoft,
Ruth served as Area Manager Southern Europe at RightNow Technologies. She previously
worked in business development and alliance management at Genesys and Alcatel.
Ruth holds Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence from ENS Cachan, and in Corporate Strategy and Alliances from Paris Dauphine University.
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As Vice President of Marketing, Mac is responsible for Bonitasoft's global marketing activities.
He was previously managing partner at BlueBird Strategies, a San Francisco-based lead generation advisory
firm. Before that, Mac was Global Marketing Lead for Sun Microsystems' mid market group and has also held prominent sales roles at JPMorganChase and Deutsche
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Mac holds an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. from Colgate University.
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As Chief Strategy Officer, Jean-Luc works closely with the CEO on Bonitasoft's strategy definition and execution.
He leads as well strategic cross-departmental initiatives to accelerate Bonitasoft's rapid growth.
A 20-year enterprise software industry expert, Jean-Luc had successful tenures as VP Strategy and
Business Development at Talend and before that held several executive positions with Hyperion in sales,
competitive Intelligence and product marketing in the U.S. and Europe.
Jean-Luc holds a M.B.A. from IPAG-Paris.
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Board of Directors
- Miguel Valdés-Faura, CEO of Bonitasoft
- Bertrand Diard, CEO of Talend
- Claire Houry, General Partner at Ventech
- Philippe Granger, Partner at Auriga Partners
- Xavier Lorphelin, Managing Partner for Serena Capital
Bonitasoft's widely-used BPMS products and strong BPM leadership have inspired investor confidence.
The company has completed 3 rounds of investor funding to date.
The FSN PME fund was established in 2009 by the French government to facilitate private investment in promising technologies such as cloud computing, basic digital technologies and online health initiatives. It is managed by CDC Entreprises, a private investment management firm based in France.
For more information : www.bpifrance.fr
Ventech is a venture capital firm that, for more than a decade, has invested in
recently formed companies or start-ups. These investments have focused
more particularly on the Information Technology sector (software,
hardware and communication, media and services) and Life Sciences,
mainly in France and other European countries. With €365 million of
assets under management, Ventech's mission is to invest in ambitious
projects to transform companies into leaders, enabling most of them to
earn international recognition.
Ventech is also present in China
through a partnership with China Merchant Hidden Jade (CMHJ), formed to
help the European companies in its portfolio develop their business in
Asia and to invest in the region via a dedicated fund.
For more information: www.ventech.fr
Auriga Partners is an independent venture capital firm. Based in Paris, it invests in
information technologies and life sciences, in innovative high potential
ventures, in seed or early development stages, in Europe, North America
and Israel. Auriga Partners manages three funds for a total of more
than €330 million.
Along with investing the necessary capital, Auriga
Partners also brings its savoir-faire in developing and solidifying
executive teams, organizing companies, broadening their networks and
forming strategic and corporate partnerships.
For more information: www.aurigapartners.com
Serena Capital, a bridge between the worlds of finance and entrepreneurship
Founded in 2008 by seasoned entrepreneurs and venture capital investors, Serena Capital offers financial backing and operational support to French and other European high-growth, technology-driven companies with: proven products or services that address large markets, management teams that show strong entrepreneurial skills and execution capabilities, and capacity to become market leaders. Serena Capital helps accelerate the growth of its portfolio companies by providing entrepreneurial experience and financing at every stage of their development. With nearly € 100 million under management, Serena Capital has received financial backing from institutions in the US, France and other European countries.
For more information: www.serenacapital.com