Leadership

Leadership2018-11-13T16:58:38+00:00
Loic Moisand
Loic MoisandCEO & Co-Founder
Loic is responsible for overall company operations and strategic direction. Under his leadership, Synthesio has grown from a startup to the leading Social Listening Platform that it is today. Loic and Synthesio continue to grow customers and revenue by leading and innovating in the social media intelligence space. Loic holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris and is a speaker and advisor at conferences and events globally.
Chris Halvorsen
Chris HalvorsenChief Revenue Officer
Chris oversees business development, sales, account management, and sales operations to support the growing market demand for the Synthesio Social Intelligence Suite. Chris has 15 years of sales leadership experience and has held multiple sales leadership positions at both startups and public companies. Outside of work, Chris likes to spend time with his wife and three great kids.
Chris Vitti
Chris VittiChief Marketing Officer
Chris works globally to ensure potential buyers are aware of Synthesio and can find the information they need to make a smart buying decision for their company. Chris has spent the past ten years in B2B SaaS, including four years at Intralinks, and six years at Alfresco; plus eight years at Gartner managing their websites, intranet and content management systems. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends, music and sports, a good Stout or Bourbon, and anything on the water.
Julien Plée
Julien PléeChief Technology Officer
Julien drives innovation, including multilingual information retrieval, automated content extraction, and natural language processing. He ensures Synthesio engineers execute on the product roadmap and vision. Julien has ten years experience leading engineering teams in the French startup space. Before Synthesio, he worked as a Deputy CTO managing 80 developers. During his spare time, Julien enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, and dancing Latin dances.
Katie McLaughlin Walsh
Katie McLaughlin WalshVP of Human Resources
Katie partners with managers to run programs that attract, develop and retain the right people for a growing company like Synthesio. She’s passionate about the role of HR in helping growing businesses succeed. Her background focuses on building and managing HR teams for emerging tech and new media organizations. Outside of work, Katie is active within her community and spends time with family and friends.
André Jones
André JonesVP of Client Operations
André is responsible for on-boarding customers and handling their technical support and data sourcing needs. These three teams work collaboratively to ensure two simple goals: successful implementations, and happy customers. André has 20 years experience in the technology field working for both public companies and startups. During his free time, André enjoys spending time with his five kids and dreaming of owning a puppy!
Sacha Vaguelsy
Sacha VaguelsyVP of Products
Sacha is in charge of running the end-to-end product lifecycle. Sacha’s team is the bridge between engineering and customers, running all aspects of the product including product releases, roadmap and vision. Sacha has seven years of experience in B2B tech with companies of all sizes. Outside of work, Sacha enjoys many activities, including being a movie aficionado, building his furniture, and playing lots of video games.
Dave McGrath
Dave McGrathVP of Sales, EMEA & APAC
Dave oversees all new business and revenue growth for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Pacific regions. Before Synthesio, Dave spent ten years at Kantar Media as a Sales Director. Outside of work, he has three beautiful daughters that keep him busy.
Sandrine Theveniaud
Sandrine TheveniaudHead of HR, EMEA & APAC
Sandrine is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in EMEA & APAC. She does this through ownership of HR services, policies, and programs. Sandrine has been in HR for 20 years, working for technology and marketing companies, both small and large. Sandrine enjoys a fast-paced, high-tech and multi-cultural environment, where talent development and employee engagement are critical.

Our Speaking Experts

Margie Strickland
Margie StricklandDirector of Analytics
Margie heads up our strategy division providing Synthesio customers with best practices for building sophisticated social intelligence programs. She does this by applying traditional market research methodologies to social data. Margie has over 22 years experience as a versatile market research statistician and storyteller with a focus on cross-media, social media, sampling, multivariate statistics, and digital research methodologies.