Our leadership team is responsible for setting our vision, mission and goals, as well as dedicated to making Everteam a great place to work.
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 brings a unique combination of startup and venture capital experience to Everteam. Most recently he has been founder of [N]squared Advisory, a consultancy that assisted 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, Mr. Raouf was a founding partner at OpenView Venture Partners, where he led investments in seven high growth expansion stage software companies. Prior to OpenView, Mr. Raouf was co-founder and COO of three startups, in addition to spending time in senior roles at Booz & Company and Eli Lilly. Mr. Raouf earned his BSEE at Northeastern University and an ME in Engineering Management from Dartmouth College.
Annie THIEULENT began her career 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 our first 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 holds a Masters degree from the University of Detroit – Michigan and is currently pursuing a PhD in Management of Information Systems.
Abdullah 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 agency building highly personalized, responsive and engaging web experiences, and Wellington Management, a global investment management institution.
With over 22 years of experience at Everteam and in the ECM industry, Isabelle is in charge of elaborating and defining Everteam’s sales strategy and supervising all of the sales activities. She coaches and manages a 15 person sales team distributed across Europe. Her main mission is to support/accompany them in their success and that of the company.
Ken started his career at Lotus Development, and since then has played a founding and executive role at several software companies. Most recently Ken was the Vice President of Life Sciences at NextDocs, an enterprise content management company focused on delivering SharePoint-based solutions to Life Sciences companies. Ken is responsible for guiding Everteam's marketing and sales strategy in the US, and in his role as Vice President of Customer Success he oversees the delivery of services and support to US customers.
Véronique worked for large organizations like American Express and Groupe Accor within International Sales and Marketing department in France. Involved from the beginning of Everteam success story, she joined the company in 2000 then moved to the Middle East in 2003 to take part in the geographical business development as IT and Administrative Manager. As of 2016, she is developing the Professional Services branch of the group on the French and European market. Véronique is currently completing a Management Business Administration degree from online CSU Colorado State University.