Our mantra:

Simplify everything.
Empower everyone.

We make digital experience simpler so our customers can stack up to create standout digital experiences, faster!

It's your stack

We believe that digital experience platforms are assembled – not bought. That creating personalized experiences should be simpler. Connected. Scalable. Agile. We count corporations, system integrators and developers among our community.

5

offices worldwide

96%

Customer retention rate

120

Customer Jahiants around the world

73%

of marketers prefer best of breed software

The power of community

Jahia is a leading provider of open source content management and digital experience applications.

We believe in the power of collective intelligence and actively giving back to our communities. Jahians have contributed to the Apache Foundation for many years. We promote open standards through our work with OASIS and are members of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO/PC 317 – "Consumer Protection: Privacy by Design."

Michael Tupanjanin

Chief Executive Officer

30+

Years of experience

55+

countries lived in and visited

Michael has spent most of his career helping companies transition and enhance their businesses through the use of digital technologies and devices. He believes that the key to success is simplicity.
 
Together with the team at Jahia, Michael advocates “evolution, not revolution,” helping businesses improve their digital infrastructures one step at a time.
 
Before Jahia, Michael was the Chief Revenue Officer at Sitecore where he led all global sales, services, customer support and partnerships. 
 
Earlier in his career, Michael served as Executive Vice President of FAST, leading its global operations as the company grew from a startup to a global leader in enterprise search. After FAST’s acquisition by Microsoft, Michael remained with Microsoft to lead the commercial integration of FAST, and subsequently head the Digital Marketing & Search Platforms Group.
 
He also has served in senior leadership positions with several high tech and media companies including Metavana, Centra Software, CMP Media and Ziff Davis.
 
Most recently, Michael was the CEO of ArtLifting, where he led the expansion of a commerce platform and marketplace that empowers disadvantaged artists.

His hero is Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer who stood by his conviction and became the first person to reach both the North and South Poles.

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Gary Roberts

Chief Commercial Officer

2018

Jahian since

35+

years of experience

As CCO, Gary manages all of Jahia’s global sales, marketing and commercial activities.
 
Prior to joining Jahia in 2018, Gary served as SVP, EMEA, with Sitecore. He has also held senior sales and marketing leadership positions with Pitney Bowes, Microsoft and ICL/Fujitsu. Gary spent the first 14 years of his career in the retail industry where he held the role of global head for Laura Ashley’s store and back-office IT.
 
After more than 30 years of managing sales and marketing teams in large corporations, Gary was delighted to switch gears and put all of his experience to work in a startup environment where everyone knows everyone.  
 
When Gary is not traveling for work, he spends time with his family and volunteering at Montgomeryshire Family Crisis Centre as a Trustee. His favorite quote is one from Jimmy Dean: “I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

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Gwenola Rebois

Chief Financial Officer

2018

Jahian since

20

years of experience

As Jahia’s CFO, Gwenola leads the company’s financial strategy and execution. She also collaborates closely with other members of the management team to steer Jahia’s corporate strategy.

Prior to joining Jahia, Gwenola served as CFO at Atos, the European number one in cloud, cybersecurity and high-performance computing, with €11 billion in revenue. Gwenola began her career at PwC France, after graduating from EDHEC Business School with a master’s degree in audit and financial control. She then joined Bull, a French software company that was later acquired by Atos, and took on different portfolios during her 16-year tenure.  
 
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring nature and decorating. This quote from Walt Disney is a constant source of inspiration for her: “First, think. Second dream, Third, believe. And finally, dare." 

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Rami Chahine

Chief Product Officer 

2019

Jahian since

14

years of experience

As Jahia’s CPO, Rami leads the company’s product strategy, driving the product roadmap, vision, design and product marketing.
 
With great passion for building products that customers love, he plays a critical role in the company’s path of innovating its digital experience products and commitment to help Jahia customers stack up in order to stand out.
 
Prior to Jahia, Rami was SVP of Products at Altair/Datawatch. He also held a variety of product and marketing positions at technology startups including Sonain, and Vertica Systems. 
 
Rami holds an electrical engineering degree from Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin. He speaks three languages and enjoys traveling and good food.

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Stéphanie Rouaud

Senior Vice President, Product Development

2006

Jahian since

20

years of experience

Stephanie is a hands-on software development leader with a proven record of delivering complex and strategic initiatives. She oversees product development from Jahia’s Toronto, Canada office, where she leads strong teams that deliver results through agile processes, effort, and commitment to tasks. 

Stephanie has spent most of her career building and managing high-performing, multidisciplinary software teams. Prior to Jahia, she held several technical and project management positions at CGI, a leading IT and business consulting services firm.

She holds a master’s degree in computer science from a French engineering school in Paris.

In her free time, she enjoys running and fitness.

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Michel Romy

Vice President, Customer Service and Support and Co-founder

20+

Years of experience

26

age started first company

Michel leads all of Jahia’s support and customer service operations and is proud of the company’s consistently high customer retention. Jahia’s excellent support is often one of the key reasons cited by customers for selecting Jahia. 

Michel has over 20 years of experience in the web content management solutions space. He co-founded Xo3, the WCM software company, with Philippe and Serge. Following Xo3’s acquisition, Michel co-founded Jahia Solutions in 2002. Michel has held key leadership positions in project management, account management and professional services at Jahia and Xo3. 
 
He holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
 
A firm believer in team effort and shared successes, Michel takes great pride in recruiting talented, customer-focused team players. He believes that management is much less about controlling people's work and definitely more about giving them the space to accomplish great things.

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Joe Henriques

President, North America

2018

Jahian since

22

years of experience

Joe is accountable to the growth and success of Jahia across North America. This includes Jahia's North American sales, marketing, partner, and customer strategies and their execution, as well as building and managing a passionate team of people that thinks of customers and partners first.
 
To Joe, the key ingredients to a successful technology company are great, innovative products and passionate people who are not just thinkers but do’ers.  
 
Prior to joining Jahia, Joe was Global Vice President, Incubation Sales and Transformation at Sitecore. In his 11+ years at Sitecore, he took on several leadership roles, including global strategic partnership development and driving global sales strategy and execution for new product and service offerings.
 
Enjoying great food and wine in the company of family and friends, travel, and golf are some of his favorite pastimes.

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Jay M’Bei

Head of Operations, EMEA

7

languages spoken

25

years of experience

Jay leads Jahia’s EMEA sales and pre-sales teams with a focus on new business. He was most recently Senior Manager, EMEA, at Oracle, where he oversaw a team of 32 sales reps to execute an annual sales quota of $89M.
 
He has also led software sales and sales operations at several WCM/ECM companies in the course of his career, including FatWire Software, Attensity, FAST Search and Transfer (now part of Microsoft), and Convera.
 
Jay has always been passionate about personal growth. Just before joining Jahia, he wrote and published a book that helps job seekers define their ideal job and launch their career in optimal conditions. In his spare time, Jay continues to deliver free seminars at universities and colleges around the world to help students kick-start their professional lives.
 
One of the quotes Jay likes best is by Dr. Martin Luther King: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

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Elie Auvray

Head of Business Development and Co-founder

23+

Years of experience

22

age started first company

Elie manages business development for Jahia and is an evangelist for new technologies Jahia brings to market. He engages with customers, the marketplace and partners to share how Jahia helps organizations stack up in order to stand out.

Elie started his first company, Voice, in 1996, together with Jahia Chief Software Officer Thomas Draier, pioneering easy-to-use web application development. Following Voice’s merger to form Reef Internetware, he stayed on at Reef to grow its European and North American sales operations. In 2001, Reef successfully raised 85 million euros in VC funding from Goldman Sachs, 3i and Viventures.

After Reef’s acquisition by Mediasurface in 2002, Elie started Jahia’s French operations and then co-founded Jahia Solutions Group with Serge, Michel, Philippe, and Thomas. Elie helped Jahia emerge as the most flexible and easy-to-use DX technology that protects customer privacy while serving as CEO and now as Head of Business Development of the company.

Elie has a bachelor’s degree in business and tax law and a master’s in contract law, majoring in tech contract.

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Michael Tupanjanin

Chief Executive Officer

30+

Years of experience

55+

countries lived in and visited

Michael has spent most of his career helping companies transition and enhance their businesses through the use of digital technologies and devices. He believes that the key to success is simplicity.
 
Together with the team at Jahia, Michael advocates “evolution, not revolution,” helping businesses improve their digital infrastructures one step at a time.
 
Before Jahia, Michael was the Chief Revenue Officer at Sitecore where he led all global sales, services, customer support and partnerships. 
 
Earlier in his career, Michael served as Executive Vice President of FAST, leading its global operations as the company grew from a startup to a global leader in enterprise search. After FAST’s acquisition by Microsoft, Michael remained with Microsoft to lead the commercial integration of FAST, and subsequently head the Digital Marketing & Search Platforms Group.
 
He also has served in senior leadership positions with several high tech and media companies including Metavana, Centra Software, CMP Media and Ziff Davis.
 
Most recently, Michael was the CEO of ArtLifting, where he led the expansion of a commerce platform and marketplace that empowers disadvantaged artists.

His hero is Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer who stood by his conviction and became the first person to reach both the North and South Poles.

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Mario Kaloustian

Private Equity, Europe, Invus

Mario is a Managing Director at Invus (www.invus.com), based in Paris. He is on the board of several European technology and software companies. Prior to joining Invus in 2008, Mario had ten years of management consulting and operational experience, including in software development. He has an engineering degree from Telecom ParisTech and an MBA from INSEAD.

He joined Jahia’s board in 2015.

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Victor Doussineau

Private Equity, Europe, Invus

Victor is part of the European Private Equity team at Invus. Since he joined in 2016, he has been working on new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies, especially in the technology and consumer industries. Prior to that, Victor was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in Paris. He is a graduate of HEC Paris and also holds an MSc in Economics and Social Sciences from the Bocconi University in Milan.
 
Victor became a Jahia board member in 2019.
 

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Patrick Hoffstetter

Founder and CEO, Newmedia360

Patrick is a senior executive with nearly 30 years of experience managing international teams, strategic, business and marketing developments in various sectors and global digital expertise. He joined Jahia’s board as an independent board member in 2017.

As founder and CEO of Newmedia360, Patrick provides strategic consulting on digital transformation in various sectors for major corporations, SMEs and technology pure-plays.

As consultant and/or business angel he has also supported more than 40 startups. Patrick is also a highly sought-after international conference keynote speaker, and is a senior advisor to Bain & Company EMEA, Viva Technology, and Capital Croissance.

Prior to Newmedia360, Patrick was Chief Digital Officer at Renault Group, where he established and ran its Digital Factory among other key programs. A recognized international digital transformation expert, Patrick was named the first EU Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2015 by the CDO Club, the world's first and largest community of C-suite digital leaders.

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Elie Auvray

Head of Business Development and Co-founder

23+

Years of experience

22

age started first company

Elie manages business development for Jahia and is an evangelist for new technologies Jahia brings to market. He engages with customers, the marketplace and partners to share how Jahia helps organizations stack up in order to stand out.

Elie started his first company, Voice, in 1996, together with Jahia Chief Software Officer Thomas Draier, pioneering easy-to-use web application development. Following Voice’s merger to form Reef Internetware, he stayed on at Reef to grow its European and North American sales operations. In 2001, Reef successfully raised 85 million euros in VC funding from Goldman Sachs, 3i and Viventures.

After Reef’s acquisition by Mediasurface in 2002, Elie started Jahia’s French operations and then co-founded Jahia Solutions Group with Serge, Michel, Philippe, and Thomas. Elie helped Jahia emerge as the most flexible and easy-to-use DX technology that protects customer privacy while serving as CEO and now as Head of Business Development of the company.

Elie has a bachelor’s degree in business and tax law and a master’s in contract law, majoring in tech contract.

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Michel Romy

Vice President, Customer Service and Support and Co-founder

20+

Years of experience

26

age started first company

Michel leads all of Jahia’s support and customer service operations and is proud of the company’s consistently high customer retention. Jahia’s excellent support is often one of the key reasons cited by customers for selecting Jahia. 

Michel has over 20 years of experience in the web content management solutions space. He co-founded Xo3, the WCM software company, with Philippe and Serge. Following Xo3’s acquisition, Michel co-founded Jahia Solutions in 2002. Michel has held key leadership positions in project management, account management and professional services at Jahia and Xo3. 
 
He holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
 
A firm believer in team effort and shared successes, Michel takes great pride in recruiting talented, customer-focused team players. He believes that management is much less about controlling people's work and definitely more about giving them the space to accomplish great things.

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Elie Auvray

Head of Business Development and Co-founder

23+

Years of experience

22

age started first company

Elie manages business development for Jahia and is an evangelist for new technologies Jahia brings to market. He engages with customers, the marketplace and partners to share how Jahia helps organizations stack up in order to stand out.

Elie started his first company, Voice, in 1996, together with Jahia Chief Software Officer Thomas Draier, pioneering easy-to-use web application development. Following Voice’s merger to form Reef Internetware, he stayed on at Reef to grow its European and North American sales operations. In 2001, Reef successfully raised 85 million euros in VC funding from Goldman Sachs, 3i and Viventures.

After Reef’s acquisition by Mediasurface in 2002, Elie started Jahia’s French operations and then co-founded Jahia Solutions Group with Serge, Michel, Philippe, and Thomas. Elie helped Jahia emerge as the most flexible and easy-to-use DX technology that protects customer privacy while serving as CEO and now as Head of Business Development of the company.

Elie has a bachelor’s degree in business and tax law and a master’s in contract law, majoring in tech contract.

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Michel Romy

Vice President, Customer Service and Support and Co-founder

20+

Years of experience

26

age started first company

Michel leads all of Jahia’s support and customer service operations and is proud of the company’s consistently high customer retention. Jahia’s excellent support is often one of the key reasons cited by customers for selecting Jahia. 

Michel has over 20 years of experience in the web content management solutions space. He co-founded Xo3, the WCM software company, with Philippe and Serge. Following Xo3’s acquisition, Michel co-founded Jahia Solutions in 2002. Michel has held key leadership positions in project management, account management and professional services at Jahia and Xo3. 
 
He holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
 
A firm believer in team effort and shared successes, Michel takes great pride in recruiting talented, customer-focused team players. He believes that management is much less about controlling people's work and definitely more about giving them the space to accomplish great things.

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Philippe Vollenweider

Co-founder and Senior Support Engineer
 

20+

years of experience

2

nonprofits co-founded

Philippe is a co-founder and an initial developer of Jahia. He is now part of the support team, where he uses his intimate knowledge of Jahia to help our customers and partners come up with ingenious solutions to the trickiest issues.
 
An expert at all aspects of web development, from web design ergonomics to the full integration process, Philippe is a real Swiss Army knife to Jahia developers, helping them turn project specifications into the live production sites they envision.
 
Philippe is passionate about volunteering his time and talent to causes he cares about. He is President and Co-founder of Casa Alinaza Switzerland, a Geneva-based nonprofit he started in 1997, to support children living on the streets. He also records and mixes music for local bands.

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Thomas Draier

Chief Software Architect and Co-founder

24

years of experience

2

companies founded

Thomas manages Jahia’s global software architecture as well as oversees the implementation of chosen standards and frameworks. He is currently a committer at the Apache Software Foundation and a PMC member for Apache Unomi and Apache Jackrabbit (Content Repository reference implementation).
 
Prior to Jahia, which he co-founded in 2002, he co-created the company, Voice, with Elie Auvray, pioneering easy-to-use web application development. Following Voice’s merger in 1999, he joined the new entity, Reef Internetware. After Reef’s acquisition in 2002, he started Jahia together with Elie, Serge, Michel and Philippe Vollenweider.
 
Thomas has more than 20 years of experience developing WCM software and business process management solutions. He has a master’s degree in computer science, majoring in artificial intelligence, from the Pierre and Marie Curie University.
 
His personal interests include reading classical and modern books, watching movies (in a real movie theatre), cooking for friends and family, rock climbing, skydiving, and yoga.
 
“Don't talk, just act. Don't say, just show. Don't promise, just prove,” is a favorite quote of Thomas.
 

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Serge Huber

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

25+

years of experience

7

age developed first app

An initial developer and co-founder of Jahia, Serge now oversees the technical development of all Jahia software offerings and connects with integrators and partners to help them leverage Jahia solutions. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and Chair of the Apache Unomi project management committee as well as a co-chair of the OASIS Customer Data Platform specification. Before Jahia, he co-created Xo3 and MyComponents, serving as CTO & Co-founder at both companies.

With more than 25 years of experience developing WCM, CMS, portal and DXP solutions, Serge constantly strives to find new ways to build high quality, high performance software. His motto is: “I strive to do the impossible.”

Serge’s software development skills range from assembly language to high-end data modeling tools. He is very comfortable on stage in front of a large audience and has spoken or keynoted at many tech events, including ApacheCon, Oracle/Java One and Devoxx.

Serge has a master’s degree in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne). In his free time, he develops multi-platform mobile applications and helps the fearless flying seminar given in Geneva, Switzerland.
 

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