Centile Telecom Applications Executive team has a wide range of expertise from startups to large corporations in the field of telecom and finance.
Gary Kania - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kania serves as President of Centile Telecom Applications, SAS. He was most recently a Partner at Arsenal Group, LLC, a private equity and alternative investment company. Mr. Kania has previously held senior investment-side management positions at GE Capital, Credit Agricole, Natixis, BNP Paribas and Lehman Brothers. Gary has a BS in Economics and an MBA in Finance.
Bertrand currently serves as Managing Director/Head of Sales & Marketing of Centile where he held various positions over the past 10 years. He has been active in the international software industry for over 15 years and previously held positions at Alcatel Space, EADS France and the European Space Agency. Bertrand holds degrees from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris and the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble.
Jose Ruiz Martinez - Chief Financial Officer/Customer Operations Director
Jose has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and Customer Operations Director for Centile where he previously acted as CEO and COO. Prior to Centile, Jose was CEO and founder of several niche telecom providers including Quotex and Global Voice Iberia. As CEO of DeltaThree Europe he developed one of the first VOIP retail networks in Europe and at Ericsson he deployed global carrier networks. Jose has a telecommunications engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an MBA from the University of Economics of Stockholm.
Olivier Chicha - Software Development and Production Director
Olivier has over fifteen years experience in the telecommunications industry and currently serves as Software Development and Production Director for Centile where he leads the development of Istra platform and desktop client applications. He is well recognized in the industry for many accomplishments including the development of the world’s first VOIP phone in Adobe Flash. Prior to Centile he served as technical leader for SIGEX. Olivier holds a degree in Computer Science from Supaero.
Jean-Yves Singery - Software Development and Production Deputy Director
Jean-Yves brings over 15 years of experience in the CTI area to Centile where he leads with Olivier Chicha the development of the Istra platform and desktop client applications. He previously served as R&D director for Vocatex and at the engineering division of Western Telecom. He graduated with a degree in Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Computer Science from E.P.I.T.A.
Ronan Guillou - Customer Operations Deputy Director
Ronan has over 15 years of experience in the telecom industry and has served in various positions at Centile. He currently leads with Jose Ruiz Centile’s customer operations team ensuring Centile’s products exceed industry standards and surpass customer expectations. Prior to joining Centile, Ronan held positions at Intel and SCii Telecom where he was responsible for worldwide telecom approvals. He holds a degree in Electronic and Computer Science Engineering from ENI Brest (Ecole National d’Ingénieur de Brest).