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July 25, 2017 09:00 ET

Upstart Backend Unifying Solution Kuzzle Selects Jacques Le Conte as New CEO

Platform-agnostic solution tabs new CEO from European digital accelerator group to manage continued growth of newly launched backend developer platform

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE--(Marketwired - July 25, 2017) - Kuzzle, a powerful backend platform that helps companies build and connect their various infrastructures for seamless development across all mediums and devices, today announces the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer Jacques Le Conte, previously the Managing Director of French South Digital, a digital acceleration cluster comprised of over 200 tech startups focused on digital innovation and transformation. In officially settling in as CEO of Kuzzle, Jacques Le Conte will be responsible for driving the global development strategy of Kuzzle, a visionary backend that allows to develop the innovative applications of tomorrow in record time.

Recognized on the digital market for his know-how, Jacques Le Conte has demonstrated throughout his career his ability to drive enterprise projects with very high added value where innovation occupies a prominent place. He brings more than 20 years of experience in management positions in international companies like Walgreens Boots Alliance, Oracle and Altran Technologies, and has lived and worked in Paris, San Francisco and London before coming to Montpellier in 2012 for Mars group. Back-end development consumes 60 percent of overall project budgets, and IDC predicts that half of all applications will need to be rewritten by the end of 2017 to accommodate the ever-evolving landscape of the platforms hosting the applications. With the increasing need for businesses to maintain and upgrade existing applications, enabling customers to implement Kuzzle to streamline and future-proof the backend infrastructure of software is a mission Jacques Le Conte is excited to take on. Since launch, having heard from developers and IT teams at technology conferences around North America first hand, finalizing opening an official office in the United States this year to serve North American customers will be a priority as well.

"Our innovative backend solution revolutionizes the world of development and is a perfect solution to face today's digital transformation challenges." said Jacques Le Conte, CEO of Kuzzle. "Having received numerous praise and feedback on the product from our users, I am proud to drive the development of this new project, which demonstrates our ability to offer a real alternative to legacy solutions."

Jacques Le Conte earned his Master's Degree in Computer Science (Diplôme d'Ingénieur) at Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information (EISTI).

About Kuzzle

Kuzzle is the most comprehensive backend platform available today, working with virtually any other platform to build or extend the backend for mobile, web, desktop, IoT and more. Kuzzle's clients include global banks, media publishing, healthcare and tech companies. Based in Montpellier France, Kuzzle is the spinoff of a two-year R&D effort by a senior engineering team from French consulting firm Kaliop Group. For more information, visit http://kuzzle.io/.

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