Jean-François Tourneix – Director of the Networks and Security Pre-Sales
Jean-François took over as Director of the Networks and Security Pre-Sales team in mid-2007, having spent several years with Bull Export developing sales of network solutions and building partnerships with network makers. He is a graduate of the University Paris XIII-Evry, with a degree in Industrial Computing.
Didier Demougin – Bull’s consultant
Didier Demougin is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Informatique (ESI) in France. Expert in information systems technology, he spent the early part of his career in the pre-sales and partner organizations of a number of software publishers in the English-speaking world. Having spent a number of years working on the development of start-ups in France and internationally, Didier joined Bull as a Consultant.
Bertrand Jaffrès – Responsible for Bull’s teams specializing in Business Objects and Informatica offerings
A graduate of the national institute of applied science (INSA) in Lyon and the Administration des Entreprises business school in Aix-en-Provence, Bertrand Jaffrès began his career at Bull as an SAP functional consultant in specializing in the Financial and Management Accounting modules. He subsequently moved to the SAP Business Intelligence team, before taking responsibility for Bull’s teams specializing in Business Objects and Informatica offerings at the beginning of 2010.
Guillaume Leroy – Bull Advisory Services Director
Guillaume is a graduate of ESC Dijon with a Master’s degree specializing in consultancy, management and change, and he holds an MBA from Henley Management School in the UK. He was a Major Account Manager and then Infrastructure Manager at IBM and Fujitsu Siemens, before joining Bull’s storage division in 2007, where he specialized in complex systems and data lifecycle management. In October 2010, he was appointed to head up Bull Advisory Services – Bull’s new consultancy unit dedicated to infrastructure optimization.
Michel Rauche – Responsible for pre-sales operations in the Bull France Sales Division
A graduate of the Institut des Sciences et Technologie at the Ecole polytechnique universitaire Pierre et Marie Curie, Michel Rauche began his career as a Design Engineer at Syseca, subsequently moving on to become a Project Director at Télésystèmes, a post he left to take over as Director of the Networks and Systems subsidiary of Excel Engineering. In 1992, he joined Bull’s Engineering subsidiary and took over as Director of the Messaging and Exchange Systems group. He then moved to Bull Group head office to become Director of the Intranet Business Unit. He is currently responsible for pre-sales operations in the Bull France Sales Division, as well as overseeing the commercial development of Bull’s ILM (Information Lifecycle Management) offering.
How to get rid of data, without actually losing it. Josef Höckner, Consulting Team Director, Bull Austria
Josef Höckner – Director of Austrian Consulting Team, Bull Austria
Josef is a chemical engineer who began his career in computer controlled analyzers. With more than 15 years experience in primary and secondary storage, high availability, disaster recovery and virtualization, Josef is a well-recognized expert in his field.
Josef joined Bull in 2007. Today he leads the Austrian Consulting Team and acts as Advisory Services Champion for Bull Austria. Holding more than 30 IT certifications – including vendor-independent SNIA Certifications – Josef has recently been recognized as a SCSN-E worldwide High Achiever by the Storage Networking Industry Association.
Graphical accelerators: the future of Extreme Computing, by Jean-Pierre Panziera, Director of Extreme Computing Product Strategy, Bull
Jean-Pierre Panziera – Director of Group’s HPC product strategy
A graduate of Ecole des Mines de Paris, Jean-Pierre Panziera began his career at Elf-Aquitaine (now Total) in the geophysics research department. After five years, he moved to Silicon Valley in California as a software developer. In 1990, he joined SGI where he worked in the Applications Group, in various roles: Manager, Principal Engineer and Chief Engineer. Jean-Pierre joined Bull in November 2009, to spearhead the Group’s HPC product strategy.
Jean-Michel Rondeau, Head of the Economic Intelligence Unit at Bull Services.
AAfter ten years as a Project Manager with Bull and having successfully delivered seven major projects in the defense sector, at the beginning of 2009 Jean-Michel Rondeau took over as head of the Competence Center at Bull Services focusing on trend-spotting and enterprise intelligence.
Jean-Michel is a graduate of the Technology University in Compiègne, France, and also spent two years in Canada, working in a research laboratory.
Olivier Gaumont, Vice President, Enterprise Servers Business Unit
The Bio Data Center provides solutions, tools, processes and services to improve the energy efficiency of data centers and reduce their carbon footprint. Bull builds Enterprise Servers that are the backbone of the Bio Data Center, and is committed to deliver servers and solutions that reduce energy consumption.