A2iA's senior management team reflects the global diversity and business acumen of its client base.
Comprised of subject matter experts and seasoned executives representing 5 continents, A2iA's executive team embodies and advances the same innovative, entrepreneurial and "practical solutions through applied science" approach that has made the company the acknowledged leader in recognition technologies worldwide.
Jean-Louis Fages, CEO & Co-Founder of A2iA S.A. & President & Chairman of the Board of A2iA Corp.
Jean-Louis Fages initiated A2iA's American subsidiary in 1999 and is actively involved in the company's international expansion. He received a diploma in engineering from the ESICI in Bordeaux and worked for 10 years as a business engineer at Unisys, in the banking finance sector. While at Unisys, he launched some of the very first ICR projects.
Olivier Baret, General Manager, A2iA S.A. & Senior Vice-President Research & Development for A2iA Corp.
Olivier Baret received a degree in engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique and a Ph.D. from the University Paris 6 in Paris. In 1991 he joined A2iA S.A. where he currently oversees product design, research, development, maintenance of A2iA product lines and a R&D team of 30 individuals.
Nikolai Gorski, R&D Director
After graduating from the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1976, Nikolai Gorski received a Ph.D. in Engineering Cybernetics in 1981 from the Leningrad Electrotechnical Institute. In 1989, he was awarded a Doctor of Science degree from the Russian Academy of Sciences. He joined A2iA in 1992 as a specialist in Probabilistic Information Processing.
Valery Anisimov, R&D Director
After graduating from the Leningrad State University in 1984, Valeri Anissimov received a Ph.D. from the Institute for Informatics and Automation at the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1993. From 1987 to 1993, he worked for this Institute in the field of Pattern Recognition, and joined A2iA in 1993.
Stéphane Matringe, Product Director and EMEA & Asia Pacific Support & Maintenance Director
Stéphane Matringe heads the Presales, Support & Maintenance Team for EMEA, India and Asia Pacific regions. He is also in charge of the development and integration of A2iA software and is Head of Informatics and Telecom. Stéphane graduated with an MBA from Edhec, Paris, and also received a French Master's in Project Management from HEC and SUPAERO (National Aerospace Engineering School) in Paris. Stéphane joined A2iA in 1997.
Yuriy Okrugin, Pre-Sales, Support and Maintenance Director, Americas
Yuriy Okrugin heads the Pre-Sales, Support and Maintenance Department for North and Latin Americas. Prior to joining A2iA in 2000, Yuriy held senior software engineering and technical director roles in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as well as a scientific/research position at The Institute for Informatics and Automation at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Yuriy holds a Masters Degree in Mathematics from Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) State University.
Jorge Tavares, Sales & Marketing Director, Latin America develops and manages sales, marketing and business strategy initiatives for all of Latin America. Before joining A2iA in 2002, Jorge worked at various New York based IT firms and consultancy groups in which he fostered sales and customer relationship management practices. Jorge holds his Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Masters in Organizational Leadership, both from Mercy College New York.
Ati Azemoun, Sales Director, North America
Ati Azemoun is responsible for sales activity within the United States and Canada and leads the North American Sales Team. Prior to joining A2iA in 2008, Ati worked in the United Kingdom with mailflow, print-to-post solutions and the telecommunications industries. After moving to the US, he focused on business development and account management within the document services industry. Ati graduated from the University of Brighton, Sussex with a BSc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences.
Pascal Cuzon, Sales Director, Europe
Pascal Cuzon is in charge of the business for Europe and Turkey. He has great experience in the software industry after working for large software companies like Microsoft, Peregrine Systems and most recently, Nuance Communications, where he spent 9 years as the Sales Manager for Southern Europe, specializing in document capture, document management and print management solutions. Pascal holds a degree as a Management Controller.
Stéphanie De Luca, Corporate Administrative Director
Responsible for both A2iA SA and A2iA Corp administrative departments, Stéphanie De Luca heads a team of 3 persons. She manages outsourced departments - accounting and legal services - and coordinates relations between A2iA's executive management and A2iA's shareholders. She received a master's degree in Modern Literature and graduated from a BTS of Personal Assistant. Stéphanie joined A2iA in 1999.