smartsy is transforming mobile marketing through its revolutionary visual recognition technology, in-app ad serving platform and engagement marketing solution that collectively unify real world and digital assets, improve content provider monetization options and build communities around authentic, dynamic content. With experienced management and significant traction, including Fortune 500 clients. smartsy is establishing key partner relationships across publishers, agencies and brands and continues its expansion throughout Europe and the US.
smartsy's seasoned management team is composed of professionals and serial entrepreneurs that have an in-depth background in information technologies, communication, telecommunications, marketing and distribution in international markets that have successfully built and sold previous companies. The engineering team specializes in mobile technologies, imaging, interactive platforms, cloud server management and massive databases.
CEO - CTO
Arnaud is a seasoned entrepreneur, visionary and international keynote speaker and has 25 years of experience in Finance (Best CTA 2006, +350% ROI p.a.), Internet, Telecom, Optics (Best Idea 2008 at Easyviz), Health and Logistics: founded and sold Equod (Best Startup 2000), e-logistics startup, leader in Europe. SM
With 30 years of experience in marketing, communication and innovation, Gerard was one of the 1st to successfully introduce on National French Television Audience Measurement, he also created the French leader in automated language analysis at Infometrie, and founded one of the 1st European e-commerce company at Kozee. PhD
Chief Product Officer
Bertrand drives the technical process of the product and manages smartsy's brilliant engineering team. He is the former information & systems Director at L’Oréal Research, IS Deployement Director Danone Group, Innovation Expert, Lecturer. PhD - École Centrale de Paris
Julien is an entrepreneur, marketer, sales and business developer in the high technology industry (semiconductors, e-commerce, e-marketing). Julien drives his previous start-up company Excico to own more than 90% market share. After supporting startups as a consultant, mentor and investor, he is today leading smartsy’s Marketing and Sales in EMEA-APAC.. PhD - MBA (HEC)
Director, Europe Business dev.
Eric has experience in strategy, marketing, and innovation acquired in very diverse positions: consultant, manager, and entrepreneur. Along his career he has always developed his skills in creating valuable partnerships and business ecosystems. His latest success: to be one of the founding father of the European Network of Living Labs. MBA (HEC)
VP Business Development USA
Christian leads smartsy's marketing and go to market efforts in the US. He is an entrepreneur and consultant with 10+ years of experience in business development, account management, marketing, and strategy with companies like BMW, GE, AT&T, Arla, and KPMG. MBA
Sales development Second Screen
With now 13 years in media business (TPS, Canal+), pay TV, web TV, DSL TV and IT development and multi-specialized into commercial matters, from trade-marketing, direct approach, telemarketing and web business, Laurent is an expert in media, digital contents and content promotion. MBA (HEC)
Professor and Chairman of the MPEG-V Initiative. Marius is an Associate Professor with the INSTITUT TELECOM, France, and the founder and responsible of GRIN – Graphics and Interactive Media. He is currently the chairperson of MPEG 3D Graphics group. He has been actively involved in MPEG since 1998, especially focusing on Video and 3D Graphics coding. He is the main contributor of the new animation tools dedicated to generic synthetic objects and is the leader of MPEG-V and MPEG AR groups. He is also the editor of several MPEG standards and leads several research projects at the institutional, national and European and international levels.
Founder & CEO of Snaptell. Ram co-founded a brand new consumer mobile technology startup, incubated at CRV. Co-Founder of SnapTell acquired by Amazon.com subsidiary A9.com in 2009 and Sanera Systems acquired by McDATA Corporation in 2003. Technical expertise in algorithms, data mining and applications to consumer mobile and Internet. Experience building software products and leading projects from concept to delivery with rigorous execution. 15+ years of software R&D
Global Vice President of Marketing for Maximiser, a leader in web optimization and analytics. Paul Dunay is an award-winning B2B marketing expert and author with more than 20 years’ success in generating demand and creating buzz for leading technology, consumer products, financial services and professional services organizations.
CEO of Ideastring. Co-Founder and Publisher of PINK magazine - launched in June 2005. With over 15 years in the software and technology industry, Genevieve brings a wealth of Agency, Publisher and Bran relationships and sits on the board of multiple start-ups, including BLiNQ Media, recently sold to Gannett.
Award Scientipôle Initiatives 2012
Award Tremplin Entreprises 2012 (ESSEC-Sénat)
Award Carrefour des Possibles 2012 (FING-La Poste)
Award Club Open Innovation 2012 (Société Générale)
Award Silicon Valley Bank Forum (2012)
Award Janus du Design 2012
Finalist Grand Prix de l’innovation de la Ville de Paris 2012