Jim Foy, CEO and Executive Chairman
Jim Foy, Talend’s CEO and Executive Chairman, has extensive experience building successful private and public companies. His many successes include founding Constellation Software and selling it to Ardent, which was then acquired by Informix Software, of which he later became President. He later joined Davox as CEO and after a number of successful acquisitions became CEO of Aspect Software.
Bertrand Diard, Co-Founder and CSO
Bertrand Diard is Talend’s Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer. He co-founded Talend in 2006 and was its CEO until 2013. Prior to Talend, he managed a Business Unit for one of Europe’s largest systems integrators. In 1999 he co-founded a software company specializing in real-time 3D animation. He began his career in business development at Manpower Europe. Bertrand has extensive experience managing large integration projects.
Fabrice Bonan, Co-Founder and CTO
Fabrice Bonan is Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer. Prior to Talend, as Technical Director of the integration practice for a large European systems integrator, he managed complex projects for large clients. Fabrice also co-founded an IT Asset Management software company, based in France with offices in the Silicon Valley. Fabrice holds a degree in Computer Science from EPITA in Paris.
Thomas Tuchscherer, CFO and VP of Corporate Development
Thomas Tuchscherer joined Talend in 2010 as Vice President of Corporate Development. He is responsible for driving strategic corporate deals, creating and managing strategic partnerships, and identifying new opportunities to further accelerate Talend’s rapid growth. Thomas joined Talend after successful tenures at companies including SAP, Business Objects, and Cartesis, bringing 14 years of software M&A, investment and business experience.
Mike Sheridan, Executive VP of Sales & Marketing
Mike Sheridan joined Talend in 2013 as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Mike brings nearly 30 years of successful experience in sales, marketing, support and IT for technology companies including Aspect Software, Genesys Telecommunications Labs and Hewlett Packard.
Vincent Pineau, VP of Global Services & Support
Vincent Pineau is Talend’s Vice President of Global Services & Support. He joined Talend in 2007 as General Manager for the Americas. A business intelligence and data management industry veteran, he has also held executive positions with MicroStrategy, a global leader in business intelligence, and Open Solution where he oversaw QA and ran strategic training.
Cédric Carbone, VP of Engineering
Cédric Carbone is Talend’s VP of Engineering. Prior to joining Talend in 2006, he managed the Java practice at Neurones, a leading systems integrator in France. Cédric has also lectured at several universities on technical topics such as XML or Web Services. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and an advanced degree in Document Engineering.
François Méro, VP of Global Sales
François Méro is Talend’s Vice President of Global Sales. He joined Talend in 2007 as General Manager for EMEA, bringing over 15 years of experience in growing and managing sales and operations for software companies in Europe and Asia, including Parametric Technologies, Soamai and ASG. François holds a master’s degree in Business and Economy from INSEEC.
Pat Walsh, CMO
Pat Walsh is the Chief Marketing Officer for Talend, where he is responsible for the branding, promotion and demand generation for all Talend products and services. Pat has spent over 20 years in the infrastructure software industry, including Progress Software, IONA Technologies, and HP. He holds a bachelor's degree in both engineering and economics, and a master's degree in engineering management, from Dartmouth College.