NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2016) - Sinequa, a leader in Cognitive Search and Analytics, today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of Stéphane Kirchacker who joins the company as Vice President, Sales EMEA. A seasoned software-industry veteran with a strong international background, Kirchacker brings deep expertise in streamlining sales operations, developing new business and recruiting channel partners.
As Vice President, Sales EMEA, Kirchacker will have responsibility for driving sales and expanding channels to accelerate Sinequa's regional growth, capitalizing on the rising demand for the cognitive search and analytics that enable organizations to have greater insight into their diverse data platforms.
"Stéphane's previous success in leading sales teams of high growth, industry-leading software companies will be exceptionally valuable as we evolve our global business," said Fabrice de Salaberry, Chief Operating Officer, Sinequa. "He is an accomplished international sales and management expert with demonstrated success in developing the sales discipline, measurement and motivation that makes for high performing teams. We are pleased to add him to the Sinequa executive management team as we work to execute our short and long term goals for rapid growth and expansion."
With 20 years of sales, project management and business development experience gained in the U.S and Europe, Kirchacker joins Sinequa from ASG Software Solutions where he was Senior Vice President, Business Development Infrastructure Software. While at ASG Software Solutions, he was responsible for accelerating worldwide growth of infrastructure products through an innovative approach to sales and go-to-market strategy. Prior to ASG Software Solutions, Kirchacker was Vice President Sales Worldwide for Active Circle and the Managing Director, Northern/Southern Europe for Atempo. Kirchacker holds an executive MBA from ESCP Europe as well as a Master degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris 6.
"Sinequa is at a very strategic point in its growth as companies worldwide are demanding more intelligence from their growing volumes of data," said Kirchacker. "The company has achieved impressive analyst recognition and continue to be among the most innovative providers of cognitive search and analytics technology. I am pleased to be part of the next expansion phase."
Recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search and other analysts' reports, Sinequa provides a cognitive search and analytics platform for Fortune Global 2000 companies and government agencies. Using advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning algorithms, the solution offers insights extracted from structured and unstructured data. Millions of users in the world's largest and most information-intensive organizations, including Airbus, AstraZeneca, Atos, Biogen, UCB, Credit Agricole, Mercer, and Siemens, rely on Sinequa to put business-critical information at the fingertips of their employees. Sinequa develops its expertise and its business around the world with a broad network of technology and business partners. Sinequa is a founding sponsor of the Cognitive Computing Consortium. For more information, http://www.sinequa.com.