Past MagentoLive FR Speakers

Thank You to all of our MagentoLive France 2016 Speakers

  • Mark Lavelle

    CEO, Magento

    Mark became CEO of Magento Commerce in November 2015, after serving as Senior Vice President of product for eBay Enterprise. Previously, Mark held a number of leadership positions within eBay Inc., including SVP of strategy and business development for both eBay Inc. and PayPal. Mark co-founded Bill Me Later, acquired by eBay in 2008. With more than 20 years spent building businesses at the intersection of the internet, commerce, and information technology, Mark’s background includes successfully developing and executing global growth strategies, acquisitions and joint ventures, startup fundraising and investing.

  • Steve Yankovich

    CPO, Magento

    Steve is a highly experienced executive specializing in innovation, commerce and product development. The inventor holds a portfolio of 36 patents covering a broad spectrum of technology and software. In 2009, Steve created the mobile business at eBay growing it from scratch to $13 billion in 2012. He was named a ‘Top 10 Mobile Commerce Chief’ by Internet Retailer and is a regular invited speaker for events and media. Steve serves on the board of Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST), several startups, the PayPal Giving Fund, and also advises several venture firms.

  • Paul Boisvert

    VP of Product Management, Magento

    Paul is VP of Product Management for Magento. He has been working at eBay Inc. since 2011 and joined Magento in 2012. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Paul led Product Management for Yahoo! Small Business inclusive of the eCommerce, hosting, business mail and domains businesses serving over 1 million small businesses.

  • Aymeric Aitamer

    CTO, Agence Dn’D

    After obtaining his degree in Multimedia and Web Engineering, Aymeric joined Agence Dn’D in 2009 and became a Magento expert alongside Julien and Christophe Didier. He took the Magento development course at the eCommerce Academy and officially became a Magento Certified Developer at Imagine 2012. He served as Lead Developer and Technical Project Manager to finally become CTO at Agence Dn’D.

  • Francis Barel

    Head of Market Growth, PayPal France

    Francis is the Head of Market Growth for PayPal France. As part of his role, he is in charge of strategic partnerships in France and developing the local eCommerce and technology ecosystem. Previously, Francis managed the development of PayPal’s footprint in the Middle East & North Africa region for PayPal.

    Before PayPal, Francis worked for 7 years as a strategy consultant specialized in financial services at Greenwich Consulting Group in Paris, and Opera Solutions in New York. As part of his work for both companies, Francis became an expert in all forms of payments, whether with cards, mobile phone, or new technologies being developed for pilots or mass adoption.

  • Rodolphe Bereby

    COO & CFO, De Fursac

    Graduated engineer from Mines Paritech, Rodolphe has more than 10 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Consumer goods. For the past 3 years, he has been Chief Finance & Chief Data Officer at the lingerie eCommerce Adore Me in New York, 2nd fastest growing retail company in the USA in 2015 according to Inc. 500 before joining De Fursac, “access” luxury clothing brand for Men as COO & CFO. He oversees finance, sourcing, IT, HR and supply chain.

  • Eric Erway

    User Experience Design Manager, Magento

    Eric is a User Experience Design Manager for Magento. Eric joined Magento in January 2015, bringing more than 17 years of experience designing and developing world-class products and services at Dell, AOL, and PricewaterhouseCoopers including several US patents pending. He is currently leading the UX and design strategy for the omnichannnel experience including order management.

  • Samuel Hadjaji

    IT Project Manager, Groupe Lafuma

    Samuel is IT Project Manager on Retail and eCommerce division for Groupe Lafuma including 5 famous French brands : Lafuma Outdoor, Eider, Millet, Lafuma Mobilier and Oxbow. He managed a complete renovation of the retail Management program for Groupe Lafuma, and is specialized in the eCommerce and ERP integration between Magento and the Cegid ERP platform. Samuel supports the Group’s strategy by managing the Retail business internationally.

  • Charles Heal

    Business Development Manager, Western & Southern Europe, Magento

    Charles joined Magento in November 2015 having previously worked for eBay Enterprise which he joined in 2008, serving as Head of Sales and Business Development. Charles is responsible for helping clients build out business and technology solutions designed to meet their current and future needs. For the last 7 years Charles has guided both startups and established retail businesses in growing successful international omnichannel businesses. Prior to joining eBay Enterprise, Charles worked at supporting Enterprise clients and led the European Marketplace support team.

  • Keith Howard

    Head of Product Design and UX, Magento

    Keith is the Head of Product Design and UX for Magento. Keith has been leading the design efforts for Magento 2 and related experiences since joining Magento in 2014. Keith’s passion is making the complex simple and intuitive, and is always looking for new insights. He has extensive experience in application design and commerce with companies like Google, Dell and eBay.

  • Anton Kril

    MTS 2 Software Engineer, Magento

    Anton is a Magento 2.0 Engineer and the Tech Lead for the Core Technology Team at Magento. He focuses on the Magento 2.0 library and framework components. He has been involved in multiple enterprise application development projects at Magento and his expertise is in framework and enterprise application design.

  • Christophe Le Bot

    eCommerce consultant, Magento Expert, X2i

    Designer by training, Christophe is now eCommerce consultant and Magento expert at X2i. In addition to being a Magento Certified solution specialist, he is the author of the bestseller in France, Pratique du eCommerce avec Magento, published by Pearson. He is also the founder of the well known blog dedicated to Magento:

  • Ben Marks

    Evangelist, Magento

    Ben joined Magento two years ago after six years of Magento development and education at Blue Acorn. He has been a part of community outreach as well as education and certification programs. He has spent over a decade working in the open source commerce space.

  • Thomas Postaire

    eCommerce Manager, Millet Mountain Group (Lafuma)

    Thomas is Millet Mountain Group’s eCommerce Manager for Groupe Lafuma. Millet Mountain Group is a new division in Groupe Lafuma including such brands as Millet, Lafuma, Eider, Killy. Thomas is in charge of all the business management of the eCommerce activities and drive eCommerce projects including the new Millet responsive website running with Magento Enterprise. He has a background in marketing with strong experiences in communication agencies.

  • Max Yekaterynenko

    Director, Head of Magento 2.0 Development, Magento

    Max began his career with Magento more than seven years ago as a member of the Expert Consulting Group (ECG). During his tenure with ECG, Max worked with large Enterprise accounts on complex customizations, integrations and performance projects. Subsequently, Max moved into leadership roles within Magento’s product development organization including Magento 1, Magento Go and Magento Connect. In 2013, Max assumed leadership of the Magento 2.0 program and he continues in that role.