Executive Team

One Team Dedicated to Client Success

We Are Synthesio

Synthesio is a team of global innovators with a passion for social technology and successful customers. With offices around the world, we are dedicated to the mission of delivering innovative solutions to our industry-leading customers. But Synthesio is not just about technology – it is about our people, our culture, our team – and our dedication to creativity, collaboration and delivering a unique experience.

Global Leadership

Synthesio is a team of global innovators with a passion for social technology and successful customers.

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Loic Moisand

Co-Founder & CEO

Loic Moisand co-founded Synthesio in 2006 with the original idea of harnessing social media data to provide meaningful insights and build customer driven organizations. Loic, responsible for overall company operations and strategic direction, guided Synthesio from an early start-up to the global leader in Social Marketing software solutions that it is today. Under his leadership, Synthesio built a truly global team, growing revenue and clientele year over year since its initial launch. Now with offices in France, the US, UK, Belgium and Singapore, Loic and Synthesio are continuing to lead and innovate in the social software market. Loic holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School, Paris, and is an international speaker and advisor at conferences and events globally.

Loic Moisand

Co-Founder & CEO

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Thibault Hanin

Co-Founder & VP of Corporate Development

As the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Synthesio, Thibault drives major innovations (which have been recognized by the French Ministry of Research and Development), such as multilingual information retrieval, automated content extraction, data visualization, influencer analytics and natural language processing. Thibault has over 10 years of experience in web monitoring and crawling, and holds an MSc in Computer Science from INSA Lyon and an MBA from ESSEC Business School Paris.

Thibault Hanin

Co-Founder & VP of Corporate Development

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Chris Halvorsen

Chief Revenue Officer

Chris is the Chief Revenue Officer at Synthesio where he oversees business development, sales, account management, and sales operations to support the growing market demand for the Synthesio Social Intelligence Suite. Chris has more than 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 Halvorsen

Chief Revenue Officer

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Chris Vitti

Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Vitti leads the marketing team at Synthesio, and 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 10 years in B2B SaaS, including 4 years at Intralinks, and 6 years at Alfresco. Prior to Alfresco, Chris was at Gartner for 8 years 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 or in the water.

Chris Vitti

Chief Marketing Officer

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Julien Plée

Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer of Synthesio, Julien drives major innovations, such as multilingual information retrieval, automated content extraction, data visualization, influencer analytics, and natural language processing. Julien also ensures that Synthesio’s engineers and developers reach their goals and fulfill the technical and strategic vision for the product. Julien has more than 10 years of experience in leading engineering teams in the French startup space. Prior to joining Synthesio, he worked as a Deputy CTO managing a team of 80 developers. During his spare time, Julien enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, and dancing Latin dances.

Julien Plée

Chief Technology Officer

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André Jones

VP of Client Operations

André is the head of Client Operations. The Client Operations teams are responsible for onboarding new and existing upsell clients, as well as handling their Technical Support and Sourcing needs. These three teams work collaboratively to ensure two simple things, successful implementations, and happy clients. André has more than 20 years in the technology field working for both public companies and startups. During his free time, André enjoys spending time with his 5 kids and dreaming of owning a puppy!

André Jones

VP of Client Operations

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Katie McLaughlin Walsh

VP of Global HR

Katie McLaughlin Walsh leads the global human resources team at Synthesio where she partners with managers to run programs that attract, develop and retain the right people for growing company like Synthesio. She’s passionate about the role of HR in helping growing organizations succeed. Her background focuses on building and managing HR functions for emerging tech and new media organizations. Outside of work, Katie is active within her community and spends time with family and friends.

Katie McLaughlin Walsh

VP of Global HR

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Sacha Vaguelsy

VP of Products

Sacha is the Vice President of Products for Synthesio where he is charged with running the end-to-end product lifecycle. Sacha’s team is the bridge between engineering and the users, running all aspects of the product – from the strategy, speccing and drawing, to the details of the implementation, roll-out, and communication. Sacha has over 7 years of experience working in B2B technologies with companies of all sizes. Outside of work, Sacha enjoys many different activities, including being a movie aficionado, building his own furniture and playing lots of video games.

Sacha Vaguelsy

VP of Products

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Dave McGrath

VP of Sales - EMEA & APAC

Dave is the VP of Sales for EMEA and APAC, where he oversees all new sales executions and revenue growth for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Pacific regions. Before Synthesio, Dave spent 10 years at Kantar Media as a Sales Director. Outside of work, he has three beautiful daughters that keep him busy.

Dave McGrath

VP of Sales - EMEA & APAC

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Sandrine Theveniaud

Regional Head of HR - EMEA & APAC

Sandrine is the Regional Head of Human Resources for EMEA and APAC. She is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management through ownership of HR services, policies, and programs, along with her role as consultant to line management, employee champion, and change agent. Sandrine has been working in HR for 20 years in the service industry, mainly in new technologies and marketing companies, either in SMEs or large groups. She has typically worked in fast-paced, high tech and multi-cultural environments, where talent development and employee engagement are key.

Sandrine Theveniaud

Regional Head of HR - EMEA & APAC

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Margie Strickland

Director 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.

Margie Strickland

Director of Analytics