LumApps Welcomes Alain Bernard as New CRO for EMEA
LumApps extends a warm welcome to Alain Bernard, our latest prestigious talent to join our executive committee after a leading experience at Microsoft France. Alain Bernard brings new blood to the LumApps team, during our ascension to become the best digital workplace on the global market.
Recruiting Top Talent
Starting on May 6, 2019, Alain Bernard joins LumApps in Paris as Chief Revenue Officer for EMEA.
Thanks to his extensive leading experience at IBM and Microsoft, he will contribute to building LumApps’ name as a universal solution that integrates with major collaborative suites – including Office 365 and other Microsoft solutions!
Alain Bernard holds a diplomas from engineering school ENSIIE and France’s prestigious ESSEC management school. He started his career in the SMB market and the world of entrepreneurship. He founded a few companies before joining IBM as Marketing Director for SMBs and Partners, then becoming Marketing Director for France and Sales Director for Global Business.
After over 10 years at IBM, he joins Microsoft France in 2007 in charge of large accounts for Manufacturing & Professional Services, then returns to effectively head the SMB division. His goal then was to reinforce Microsoft’s strategic positioning in terms of a digital transformation partner for SMBs. He built Microsoft’s Cloud offer as an essential tool for growth and development to open opportunities with SMBs.
After his success at IBM and thanks to his knowledge of the Microsoft ecosystem, Alain is named Head of the division One Commercial Partner in 2017 to keep developing Microsoft’s partner network in France (start-ups, software editors, integrators, managed services, resellers), to help them transform their business and to develop their cloud offers. He guided them to gain more relevance and acuity, to help companies rise to new challenges linked to digital transformation.
Jean-Luc Solans is VP of Sales USA
As our new VP of Sales, Jean-Luc will look over all account managers in LumApps US teams. We trust him to blow some fresh air into our sails as we keep scaling.