Guided and championed by a deeply experienced international management team, the combination of Everteam’s award-winning ECM and Intalio’s customer-validated BPM solution will allow the company create a new generation of workflow improvement solutions. Each team member has demonstrated success in driving strong growth in competitive markets.
After several years teaching and researching at several universities in Europe & the Middle East, Béchara Wakim founded his first IT company in 1982, providing solutions for the Investment Management Decision Support market. He then became a major shareholder and the Managing Director of one of the document management software pioneers. Béchara successfully exited from the company, and built a merger and acquisition business for 4 years, until the founding of Everteam. Béchara has been the Chairman and CEO of Everteam since 1992. Béchara is a Mathematics graduate and has a PhD in Applied Mathematics and IT.
Firas Raouf has a unique combination of startup and venture capital experience. Most recently he has been founder of [N]squared Advisory, a consultancy that helps non-US based software startups get established in the US. In that role, Mr. Raouf provided hands-on support with building company operations in the US, including transitioning the headquarters and founders, and advised organizations such as ProofHQ, Xink, GetApp, and Panorama9. Prior to [N]squared Advisory, Mr. Raouf was a founding partner at OpenView Venture Partners in Boston. While at OpenView, Mr. Raouf led investments in seven high growth expansion stage software companies, three of which were acquired successfully and four continue on a high growth track. Prior to OpenView, Mr. Raouf was co-founder and COO of three startups based in California including eEye Digital Security, eCompany, and eHook. Before his startup days, Mr. Raouf was a senior consultant at Booz & Company, and Senior Engineer at Eli Lilly. Mr. Raouf earned his BSEE at Northeastern University and an ME in Engineering Management from Dartmouth College.
Annie Thieulent was an International Sales Manager with a company operating in the field of Document Management, where she successfully set up a worldwide partnership network. A co-founder of Everteam in early 1990, she was involved in the development of sales and marketing strategy. In 2005, Annie took on the role of Chief Operating Officer. She holds a Masters degree in foreign languages applied to scientific translation & documentation from the University of Strasburg.
Antoine Hraoui founded TeamTech, a successful multi-national IT Services Company based in France. Antoine joined everteam in 2000 following the acquisition of TeamTech by the Ever Team. As CEO of everteam mea, Antoine is behind the recent development that brought the company to a leading position in IT Business Solutions in the Middle East. Antoine joined everteam mea in January 2004. Antoine holds a Masters degree from the University of Detroit – Michigan and is currently pursuing a PhD in Management of Information Systems.
Stuart Finn brings more than 20 years of successful sales and channel leadership to his role at Intalio as senior vice president of global sales. He joins Intalio after spending the past 8 years helping Internet and software companies create operational excellence in the areas of sales, customer service, and marketing. Prior to the founding of his consultancy, he spent 18 years building, training and motivating process-driven sales organizations to delivering rapid revenue growth. He has been responsible for building teams and processes that grew revenue from zero to $12 million, $9 to $47 million, and from $64 to $120 million – in both large and small organizations. He was the founding sales & marketing executive at comScore Networks (NASDAQ: SCOR) where he helped build the company. The majority of his tenure was with Lotus Development / IBM (NYSE: IBM) where he was a leader in field sales from the early days of Lotus Notes through its growth to a Billion dollar business. Mr. Finn holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Abdullah Daoud leads the ongoing development and strategy for Everteam’s comprehensive ECM and BPM products. Most recently, Abdullah served as CTO at CrowdComfort,a mobile communication platform for employees to collaborate in real-time regarding everyday issues and concerns at the office. Prior to CrowdComfort, Abdullah held leadership roles at Digital Bungalow, an interactive digital marketing agencies building highly personalized, responsive and engaging web experiences, and Wellington Management, a global investment management institution.