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Executive Team & Board

Meet the executives who are guiding and executing EKINOPS' vision and strategy.

Didier Brédy | Chief Executive Officer

Didier Brédy | Chief Executive Officer

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 | Deputy Managing Director

François Xavier Ollivier | Deputy Managing Director

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.

Dmitri Pigoulevski | Group Chief Financial Officer

Dmitri Pigoulevski | Group Chief Financial Officer

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)

Philippe Moulin | Group Chief Operating Officer

Philippe Moulin | Group Chief Operating Officer

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.

Vincent Munière | Group Chief Technology Officer & VP R&D

Vincent Munière | Group Chief Technology Officer & VP R&D

Vincent Munière, as EKINOPS group CTO and VP R&D, is responsible for driving technological innovation, His role is to strengthen the EKINOPS technology vision, accelerate software innovation and lead the Group’s engineering and support team.

Prior to joining Ekinops, Vincent Munière held the role of SVP Engineering with SFR Group in Paris. Prior to that, he held multiple roles at SFR since 2008: VP Engineering for Fixed Access and Data networks, VP Network Planning, RAN Operations Director and Mobile Access Engineering Director.

Previously Mr. Muniere held multiple positions with Alcatel-Lucent including Director of Network Design , Head of RAN Competence Centre, Network Design, and Development Project Manager for Systems Engineering (2000 – 2003).

He was also a Senior Systems Engineer for User Terminals Development with ICO Global Communications (1997 – 2000), based in London, United Kingdom.

Mr. Muniere holds a Master of Engineering in Telecommunications from Telecom Paris Tech.

Kevin Antill | Group Sales VP North America

Kevin Antill | Group Sales VP North America

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.

Frank Dedobbeleer | Group Sales VP EMEA APAC

Frank Dedobbeleer | Group Sales VP EMEA APAC

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.

Board of Directors

Didier Brédy | Chairman of the Board, Ekinops

François Xavier Ollivier | Co-founder, Ekinops

Bpifrance | represented by Charlotte Corbaz

Aleph Capital | represented by Hugues Lepic

Nayla Khawam | Independent director

Jean-Pierre Dumolard | Independent director

Lori Gonnu | Independent director

Latest News

  • EKINOPS secures Remote Working with SD-WAN Home Office Connect

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport and enterprise connectivity solutions, today announces the launch of SD-WAN Home Office Connect, a compact networking solution tailored to support enterprises in overcoming the performance, security and legal challenges of managing remote working.

     
  • EKINOPS Chosen by Swisscom for Access Network Virtualization Software

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a network access and virtualization specialist, today announces that Swisscom (Bern/CH), a leading ICT company in Switzerland, has selected EKINOPS to deliver a new virtualized network solution on uCPE (universal Customer Premises Equipment).

     
  • EKINOPS OneOS6-LIM Certified on Verizon Wireless Network Together with Lanner 1515 Whitebox Solution

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading provider of open, future-proof and flexible networking solutions to service providers and telecom operators, today announces the certification of the EKINOPS OneOS6-LIM (Operating System and software Local Infrastructure Manager), with the Lanner NCA-1515/L-1515 on the Verizon Wireless Network. The certification under the Verizon Wireless Open Development Initiative (ODI) program allows a product to connect to the Verizon Wireless Network.

     

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