Meet the executives who are guiding and executing EKINOPS' vision and strategy.
Didier played key roles in the growth of several startups in the USA and has extensive experience in sales, marketing and general management of technology companies.
Prior to joining Ekinops, Didier served as general manager of the software and services division of Ingenico, leader in secure transaction and payment solutions. Before Ingenico, he was CEO of a VC-funded startup, Ivex, a multimedia technology company providing advanced networked video solutions. Prior to Ivex, he was VP of marketing for Truevision (Nasdaq:TRUV) that he joined after heading marketing at Pacific Data Products, a very successful startup in the printer industry.
Didier started his career at Xerox, holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications of Paris (MS in computer science) and an MBA from SAN Jose State University.
François-Xavier Ollivier has more than 27 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, and holds 15 patents in the field of optical transmission.
Prior to co-founding Ekinops, Mr. Ollivier was VP of Product Development at Corvis-Algety in Lannion, France. He also held management R&D positions within Alcatel's Submarine and Terrestrial Division in both Lannion and Paris, where he was in charge of coordinating Alcatel's worldwide system pre-development activities for its Optical Network Transmission business unit.
Since 2007, François Xavier Ollivier is also administrator of the Media and Networks cluster.
Mr Moulin joined the company in October 2006. He brings strong leadership, an extensive international experience including more than 18 years in the service automation and in telecom industries, 14 of those in management at strategic position.
Prior to his role as Chief Operating Officer of the company and Managing Director of OneAccess Belgium NV, Mr Moulin served during 4 years as President and Chief Executive Officer at Kings Products and Solutions Inc (Urmet’s group), world leader in the multimedia kiosks market. He has also held positions in Ascom Monetel where he was Marketing Director for the Multimedia Terminals division.
Mr Moulin is an Engineer graduated of the Institut des Sciences et Techniques de Grenoble and has got a degree in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton University of Pennsylvania.
Dmitri has an extensive financial management and operational leadership experience in banking, industrial and services sectors.
Prior to EKINOPS he provided M&A consultancy services to companies in France and launched an e-commerce company in Eastern Europe. He also served as Director of Finance with Agrogeneration, a start-up company specialized in agricultural production, and held various financial and strategy management positions with Trader Media East and Valeo in France.
He started his career with banking industry in Eastern Europe where he was responsible to build-up treasury operations. Dmitri holds a MS in Finance and Accounting and he is an MBA from HEC School of Management.
Dmitri is Certified Accountant and member of the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
Pravin Mirchandani joined OneAccess as Chief Marketing Officer in May 2011.
A graduate of both the University of Edinburgh and the London School of Economics, with more than 25 years experience in the Telecoms industry, Pravin has held key roles in Marketing, Product Development and Sales at major telecom equipment manufacturers and software vendors such as Bay Networks, Nortel, Orchestream and Codima Technologies. Most recently, Pravin was CEO at Syphan Technologies UK, an innovative organisation providing security services to Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
Pravin has excellent experience of working in France and is fluent in English, French and German.
Frank Dedobbeleer joined OneAccess as Executive Vice-President Sales in December 2012 with overall responsibility for all sales activities and possesses more than twenty years’ experience of sales management in the Telecoms industry.
Prior to joining OneAccess, Frank held senior management roles in Sales and Business development at leading industry players such as Cisco Systems, BT Global Services, Lucent Technologies, and lastly TE Connectivity, where he was Business Director EMEA, India, Russia for Telecom Network Solutions.Fluent in English, French and Flemish, Frank holds a degree in Engineering and Computer Science from VUB (Brussels). Frank lives with his family near Brussels.
Kevin Antill has over twenty years of experience in the communications industry, successfully managing growth while building sales organizations.
Prior to Joining EKINOPS Kevin spent four years at Sorrento Networks as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, ten years at Carrier Access Corporation as Vice President Strategic Accounts and Vice President North American Sales.
Prior to Carrier Access Corporation Kevin spent ten years at Walker and Associates, his last four years as Vice President of Sales. Kevin began his carrier at North Pittsburgh Telephone Company.
EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading provider of open and fully interoperable Layer 1, 2 and 3 network solutions, and international hospitality digital service specialists, Passman, today announced the availability of true 1Gb services-enabling routers, which will further enhance quality of service (QoS) delivery for Wi-Fi guest access services.
EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading global supplier of telecommunications solutions for operators, today unveils a OneAccess 10G Ethernet Access Device (EAD) that will enable operators and communication service providers to offer high-speed Ethernet services to Enterprise and wholesale customers.
Following press reports on a potential financial transaction involving EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 - EKI), a leading supplier of telecommunications solutions for telecom operators, the company confirms that it has initiated preliminary discussions with Nokia Corporation regarding a possible acquisition of Alcatel Submarine Networks.