Christophe Antoine joined Talend on May 2006 (Employee#4) as a R&D Engineer lead to design/develop the first public release of Talend Open Studio (October 2006). Christophe was the first moving from the R&D to the Sales team as Solutions Engineering manager. He was the only one who wanted to shave his beard; dress up and get out of the garage J. He helped in the staffing of our US office (2007) along with expending our footprint in EMEA. His role today is to secure adoption, enablement and prove of values for our customers regarding complex architecture and solutions which include all of our domain of expertise : BigData, Data Management, Cloud, Enterprise Service Bus, and Master Data Management.