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Our team

At Akoya, we are committed to making the company more human, both in the engagements we carry out and in our daily office life. At Akoya, kindness is a must, curiosity is a prerequisite, and excellence is a given. Working with Akoya, an expert in its field since 2010, means collaborating with a team that is as available as it is proactive. Discover its members!

Xavier Le Page

Senior Manager

Vincent Barat

Co-Founder & Partner

Tom Spinetta

Consultant

Thérèse Schorter

Consultant

Sophie Salmon

Consultant

Sara Benmoussa

Senior Consultant

Marie Joubert

HR Business Partner

Maxime Chevallet

Senior Consultant

Margot Cadier

Communication Officer

Kenza Aboudrar

Rising CFO

Jérôme Soulard

Product Manager

Julie Monti

Business Developer

Jocelyn Muret

Co-Founder & Partner

François Courtet

Manager

Emeline Daudré

Customer Success Manager

Cyprien Goëtghebeur

Senior Business Developer

Christelle Golhen

Senior Consultant

Calvin Dumesnil

Consultant

Camille Bigot

Consultant

Alice Raulic

Consultant

Allan Pinto

Software Developer

Antoine Aubois

Co-Founder & Partner

Alicja Białas

Business Developer

Anne-Sophie Laplanche

Manager

Réhana Saifoudine

Senior Consultant

Cyril Siman

CTO

Xavier Le Page

Senior Manager

Xavier graduated from ESCP Europe (Diplôme Grande Ecole, Master of Science, Diplom Kaufmann) following a 4-year European program in Paris, London and Berlin, with a specialization in international strategy. He began his career in mergers and acquisitions, then in strategy and management consulting at Apifrance, a firm specializing in Sales and Marketing Strategy for major international groups. He joined Akoya in 2015 to strengthen the team and accompany his clients in their strategic projects of businesses and organizations’ transformation.

#skills #automotive #aerospace #defense

Vincent Barat

Co-Founder & Partner

After his engineering degree (CentraleSupélec), Vincent completed a master’s degree in IT Strategic Management at the University of Wollongong (Australia). He started his career in 2007 at Wavestone as a Consultant in the Security & Risk Management practice. In 2010, he co-founded Akoya, where he is responsible for the Luxury and Retail sectors. Over the course of his engagements, Vincent has developed a strong expertise in supporting COMEX on their strategic roadmap, as well as in improving the employee experience. He also supervises Akoya Genius, Akoya’s digital factory.

#luxury #retail #roadmap #experience #digital #genius

Tom Spinetta

Consultant

Tom graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris. He started his professional career as a Business Engineer in a technology consulting firm where he offered digital solutions to his clients . He then became a Financial Auditor at KPMG, during which time he worked on the audit of several CAC40 companies, particularly in the aeronautics sector. He joined Akoya in April 2019 and focused, among other things, on a project to reorganize the support model of an IT solution at a French luxury goods company.

#aerospace #luxury #organizations #digital

Thérèse Schorter

Consultant

Thérèse is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris, with a specialization in physics and international project management. During her studies, she became involved in several associations, including OSER, which offers tutoring to underprivileged high school students. After her studies, she went to Cambodia to coordinate the projects of a rural development NGO for one year. At Akoya since April 2019, she has been working on a business and skills repository for a scale-up, and on a Strategic Workforce Planning for the R&D site of an automotive supplier.

#swp #skills #automotive #scaleup

Sophie Salmon

Consultant

After completing the Grande Ecole program at HEC Paris, Sophie specialized in International Human Resources Management and obtained a double degree with Ciffop (Panthéon-Assas). She took her first steps in the world of Human Resources at Klépierre in Paris and then in a fashion retail start-up in Berlin. Before joining the Akoya Consulting team in 2019, she was in charge of global projects related to onboarding, competency management and diversity at Groupe SEB in Lyon. At Akoya, Sophie is particularly developing her expertise in the field of organizational transformation.

#experience #inclusion #skills #organizations

Sara Benmoussa

Senior Consultant

After a preparatory class for the grandes écoles de commerce, Sara joined ESCP for a 4-year international course between Paris, Madrid and Bangalore. She then opted for a major in entrepreneurship during which she became familiar with the world of HR Tech start-ups. She had a first experience at P&G, Coty and Nuxe in Operational Marketing and Product Development, before joining Akoya in 2018. Within the firm, she was able to work on topics related to improving the employee experience, and is currently working on the sizing and organizational performance of the HR teams of a retail player.

#entrepreneurship #retail #organizations

Marie Joubert

HR Business Partner

After graduating from NEOMA Business School, Marie completed part of her studies at the Telfer School of Management in Ottawa before specializing in entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Akoya, Marie joined Ubisoft as an HR project manager on topics related to employee experience and the work environment. She then joined Akoya as a consultant, where she was able to address issues ranging from absenteeism to talent development and candidate experience. She now handles HR issues internally.

#HR #talentdevelopment

Maxime Chevallet

Senior Consultant

After graduating from EDHEC, Maxime then completed his Master of Global Business at the University of Victoria, where he had the opportunity to study in Canada, Taiwan and Austria. After several professional experiences abroad, including Business France in Chicago and Octagon in London, he joined Akoya in 2017. He is the author of the white paper on personalizing of the employee experience published in January 2020 as part of our Akoya Disrupt R&D unit.

#experience #customization

Margot Cadier

Communication Officer

Margot is a graduate of the IFP (Institut Français de Presse) and the Sorbonne Business School in Marketing and Communication. After her training, she joined a logistics consulting firm where her mission was to set up and develop the Marketing and Communication strategy. After this experience, she joined Akoya in 2019, which she supports in its external and internal communication, its event programming and the coherence of its brand messages.

#akoyastartyouup #weeklyhr

Kenza Aboudrar

Rising CFO

Graduate of HEC Paris, Kenza has more specifically trained in the creation and growth of companies in the “Majeure Entrepreneur” that she complements by learning web development at Le Wagon. After an experience in Private Equity, Kenza joined Akoya to assist the founders on the strategic and financial issues of the company. More precisely, she leads actions to streamline internal processes in order to optimize the firm’s performance.

#finance #performance

Jérôme Soulard

Product Manager

Jérôme is a graduate of the Magistère de Sciences de Gestion from Paris Dauphine University. Jérôme then spent 4 years at Akoya as a Consultant, where he worked with key accounts on HR strategy, data and Strategic Workforce Planning. He is now Product Manager at Akoya Genius, Akoya’s tech branch specialized in SaaS tool development, where he supervises the development of Albert, a tool dedicated to Strategic Workforce Planning.

#akoyagenius #swp #albert #hrtech

Julie Monti

Business Developer

After a Master’s Degree in Art Business at Groupe EAC, Julie is a Business Developer in the art and luxury sectors. She then joined the packaging industry for 4 years during which she perfected her skills in business development and project management. Julie joined Akoya in 2019 to manage and develop the Luxury, Banking and Aerospace/Automotive sectors.

#bizdev #akoyastartyouup #banking #luxury #aerospatial #automobile

Jocelyn Muret

Co-Founder & Partner

After CentraleSupélec, Jocelyn continued his studies at the Institut Français du Pétrole where he completed a double degree in engineering. He started his career in the industry, at Technip, as Cost Controller on several large international projects. After a short expatriation in Qatar, he returned to France to co-found Akoya. His career path positions him as the reference contact for clients in the Energy and Utilities sectors. Over the years, he has developed an expertise on issues related to talent management, both from an organizational and individual point of view.

#talentmanagement #criticalroles #talents #energy #utilities

François Courtet

Manager

After graduating from Centrale Nantes, François completed a Master’s degree in Operations Research at Columbia University in New York. During this academic career, he has been involved in the mathematical modeling of all types of phenomena (financial, HR, etc.). He first worked in the Investment Department of Swiss Life France and in the Risk team of Federal Finance, the asset management subsidiary of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa. At Akoya since 2014, François has been in charge of the firm’s Banking and Insurance practice and is a referent on HR Analytics topics, in addition to managing consulting engagements.

#analytics #banking #insurance #data

Emeline Daudré

Customer Success Manager

After graduating from Grenoble École de Management, Emeline continued her management studies with a double degree in Business Management at the University of Parma in Italy. Before joining Akoya, she worked at Unow as a Project Manager in the “production of training courses dedicated to companies” team. She also worked at Upward Consulting, a recruitment firm specializing in the consulting industry. She started at Akoya as a consultant then joined the Akoya Genius team where she now supports users of Albert, Akoya’s Strategic Worforce Planning tool.

#akoyagenius #albert #swp #csm #hrtech

Cyprien Goëtghebeur

Senior Business Developer

Cyprien is a graduate of IÉSEG in Management and International Negotiation. He began his career at Mars Inc. where he was Area Manager for the mass distribution circuit for two years. Cyprien has been with Akoya since 2018 and is in charge of the commercial development and follow-up of the Energy and Services, Distribution and retail sectors.

#bizdev #energy #distribution #grandeconso #akoyastartyouup

Christelle Golhen

Senior Consultant

After graduating from HEC Paris from the Freie Universität of Berlin in Political Science, Christelle confirms her taste for human issues in companies by working in recruitment and training within the HR department of a communication consulting firm. She joined Akoya Consulting in 2016 and since then has been developing an expertise on the subjects of corporate culture, skills development and Strategic Workforce Planning. She is the author of the white paper on the impact of AI technologies on tomorrow’s businesses, published in March 2019 as part of our Akoya Disrupt R&D unit.

#IA #Skills #SWP

Calvin Dumesnil

Consultant

After graduating from the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, Calvin pursued some of his physics studies in England at Cambridge University. After a first entrepreneurial experience as founder of a project around biotechnologies, he joined Akoya in 2019. He is currently developing his expertise on the structure and exploitation of data in HR Analytics.

#data #analytics #ia

Camille Bigot

Consultant

At EM Lyon, Camille has gradually oriented her career towards HR and strategy. She first worked at Société Générale as an HR project manager, then at airBaltic for an HR consulting engagement on feedback and performance management. As a consultant at Akoya since May 2018, she has had the opportunity to work on SWP engagements for actors in the retail, energy and pharmaceutical sectors as well as on various HR issues in the automotive and luxury sectors.

#swp

Alice Raulic

Consultant

In addition to her studies at the Grande Ecole of HEC Paris, Alice completed a double degree in Business Law and Taxation at La Sorbonne (Masters 1 and 2). Through her two internships in law firms in Paris in business law, and another internship as the CEO’s right-hand woman in a Tunisian fashion start-up, Alice developed her organizational and creative skills and became aware of the essential role of the human factor in companies. She joined Akoya in 2019 as a Consultant, and works, among other things, on Strategic Workforce Planning engagements.

#swp #distribution

Allan Pinto

Software Developer

Graduated after an apprenticeship at the ECE in IS Engineering, Allan had a first professional experience in the banking sector. After acting as a developer then an IT project manager at BNP Paribas, he decided to leave the large group to join Akoya in 2018 as a Software Developer. He joined the Genius team, in charge of developing Albert, Akoya’s Strategic Workforce Planning SaaS application.

#akoyagenius #albert #hrtech #swp

Antoine Aubois

Co-Founder & Partner

After completing an Engineering degree at CentraleSupélec, Antoine specialized in Strategy and Management at HEC Paris. He began his career as an Analyst at Accenture and Business Developer at Total, before co-founding Akoya in 2010. Since then, he has focused on issues of strategic transformations of people in companies, including Strategic Workforce Planning, Organizational Design and HR function structuring. At Akoya, Antoine is the privileged point of contact for our clients in the pharmaceutical and food industry sectors.

#pharma #food #swp #organization

Alicja Białas

Business Developer

After graduating from ESCP Europe in Management and from Poznań University of Economics and Business, Alicja adds another string to her bow by taking an entrepreneurship course at Lion by The Family to better understand the startup ecosystem and their methods of innovation. She began her career as a Global Channel Manager and Business Developer at Pradeo, a cyber security startup, where she was responsible for deploying the client portfolio internationally. Alicja joined Akoya in 2019 and is now developing our activity in the Pharmaceutical, Insurance and Scale-Up industries.

#bizdev #pharma #insurance #scaleups #akoyastartyouup

Anne-Sophie Laplanche

Manager

Anne-Sophie graduated from EDHEC Business School with a Master’s degree in Management. Before joining Akoya at the end of 2017, she worked in e-commerce at Aramisauto as a strategy consultant on performance, development and optimization of processes and activities, and then integrated the marketing department as a Digital and Analytics Project Manager.

#digital #optimization

Réhana Saifoudine

Senior Consultant

Réhana graduated from EDHEC with a Master and MSc in Strategy Consulting & Digital Transformation from EDHEC. She started her career as a Human Resources and Transformation Consultant at Sia Partners, where she assisted large groups in the human aspect of their digital transformation. At Akoya since 2018, she is currently working on the sizing and organizational performance of the HR teams of a retailer.

#digital #organizations #distribution

Cyril Siman

CTO

Cyril is an experienced CTO with over 20 years of experience in digital agencies, startups and consulting firms. Before joining Akoya, Cyril has been a CTO in various companies, including an HR tech startup and a digital agency, where he oversaw +80 software engineers. As technical consultant, Cyril worked with major French and international companies such as Orange, EDF and BNP Paribas. Cyril joined Akoya Genius in 2019 to share his product development experience and manage Akoya’s technical team.

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