Benjamin Allot, Senior Linux Sysadmin/DevOps and Tech Lead is known for his superb dedication to his work and to his colleagues. “He never gives up,” says Thomas Danan, Software Development Director. “When there’s an issue, he works all day long to find a solution. And not just any solution, but the best one.” Benjamin also uses his valuable insights to guide the design and development of the setup framework such that the customers’ experience and ease of use with Scality’s products are enhanced. “He contributes a lot of effort on both the engineering and technical services side to make sure.
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It wouldn’t be much of an exaggeration to say that almost everyone who meets Juan Altamar, Director of Sales in the U.S., finds a friend in him. As a team player who naturally goes the extra mile to form good relations with customers, he has consistently delivered stellar sales results and is a 4th-time Le Club winner. Not only that, but his warm, friendly nature is much appreciated by his colleagues. “I love working with Juan,” enthuses Jérome Lecat, CEO. “He is dedicated, he is proactive, and he takes feedback very well. He also makes a point of saying thank.
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Thomas Fillioud, UK Regional Sales Manager and third time Le Club winner, values doing what’s important to you and doing it well—or else risk having regrets. And the way he’s lived his life certainly shows it. Before building up Scality’s sales presence in the UK, he’d had similar professional experience as Atempo’s first UK-based employee before moving on to a more international role at Sohonet. Having had much experience starting businesses from scratch as well as his share of exploratory travels, he enjoys the challenge and excitement of facing new frontiers. He shared with me his insights on the dynamic.
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Boris Faure, Tech Lead of the connectors team in the Paris office, may be unassuming in his mannerisms but he is widely recognized for his unique and valuable contributions, whether it’s coming up with innovative features and solutions, his willingness to advocate for his fellow developers’ needs, or the outstanding quality of his work. No matter the circumstances, you can count on Boris to stay calm and focused on the issue at hand. His reassuring, positive presence is appreciated by all who work with him. “He always has a smiling face and he’s pretty calm. I’ve never seen him angry,”.
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As Scality’s primary sales presence in Australia, Oleg Kokotovic, APAC Regional Sales Manager, credits his chameleon-like adaptability with enabling him to juggle numerous diverse roles and customers. The hats he wears includes those of sales, pre-sales, managing partners, organizing marketing events, and very importantly, teaching. He explains, “There’s always an aspect of teaching, whether you’re doing presentations and demos or training partners. Part of me is a teacher. I love to share knowledge.” Oleg first discovered his love of teaching at the University of Sydney, where he taught a summer class for mature age students. “I was sharing the wonders.
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Despite her modest attitude, Anne Harper, Release Captain and 2nd time Le Club winner, is widely admired and appreciated for her communication savvy and passion for quality. Her work involves coordinating the efforts of all players—developers, technical services, and management—to put out features and fixes that will make customers happy. According to Pierre Derome, VP of Engineering, Anne is always looking for ways to make things better for the customer and for developers. She shared with me some thoughts about her job and why she loves it. JW:      I read that you originally wanted to be a doctor. AH:      I.
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As Technical Lead in the San Francisco office, Rahul Padigela has a lot on his plate. His main role involves designing a feature and then engaging with a large team of developers to get it built, from start to finish. Rahul also takes on the bulk of training new hires. Shivani Pradhan, Director of Software Engineering, remarks, “When the team was asked about the quality of the mentoring, Rahul emerged as the top favorite mentor.” Rahul seems more than up to the task. For one thing… “I thrive in chaos,” he admits. “I’m kind of bored when there’s no chaos.”.
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This year marks the third time Antoine Patte, EMEA Sales Director, has achieved Le Club status. He is described by others as the consummate salesperson, “a salesperson in CAPS,” as Emilio Roman, Vice President of Sales EMEA, puts it. “It means that customers are at the center of his life,” he adds. While having a long talk with Antoine about his diverse work and life experiences, I also discovered his taste for adventure (and his aversion to boredom). Part 1: Life in the jungle JW:      I understand you lived in Guatemala when you were twenty. How did you end up.
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Scality Le Club 2018: Patric Uebele

In her work, activities, and interests, Michele Lynch is seemingly everywhere at once. Besides her travel, her collaboration with Cisco involves constant network expansion, working to support Cisco’s short and long-term goals including training Cisco employees and facilitating engagement between Cisco’s and Scality’s sales teams.
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Scality Le Club 2018: Meet Michele Lynch

In her work, activities, and interests, Michele Lynch is seemingly everywhere at once. Besides her travel, her collaboration with Cisco involves constant network expansion, working to support Cisco’s short and long-term goals including training Cisco employees and facilitating engagement between Cisco’s and Scality’s sales teams.
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Just five years ago, Serge Halberstadt led the life of a musician... he was on a break from his career in IT management and consulting. Needless to say, he's back in IT, and he's demonstrating the fearlessness that goes with such a radical experiment. Read his story.
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Maxime Lubin: Always Going the Distance

Maxime Lubin is known for his perseverance, from running marathon-length races in extreme conditions to eradicating software bugs. He studied at Keio University in Japan and is now a Software and Data Engineer at Scality.
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Scality Le Club 2018: Meet Emilio Roman

Emilio Roman, VP of Sales EMEA and Global Alliances leads an energetic work life which has him heading to international destinations constantly. As a sales leader at heart Emilio admits to possessing a competitive streak. “I always try to win. If that’s what it means to be competitive, then yes, I am.” This persevering spirit is highly respected by his colleagues.
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Tyna Callahan: The Agile Go-Getter

Tyna Callahan has led a storied professional life. “The start of my career was totally based on being in the right place at the right time,” she admits. Ironically, despite her father’s experience with running data center companies, she didn’t picture herself in the IT field.
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Behind an unassuming exterior is a man who is precise and thoughtful. Rached Ben Mustapha, software engineer and tech lead in the San Francisco office puts a lot of thought and intention into all that he does.
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Scality Le Club 2018: Meet Pierre Gueant

Pierre Guéant: A technologist at heart who goes the extra mile “I’d rather go into something where I don’t know anything than get bored,” admits Pierre Guéant, whose recent success with Scality’s Spanish accounts has furthered his reputation as an outstanding sales engineer. Indeed, when faced with unfamiliar territory, Pierre seems completely undaunted, even fired up. When he first arrived at Scality three years ago, he joined as an email specialist with zero knowledge about data storage. “That was the interesting part—learning about storage, about new technology, just trying to understand how things work.” Beyond expanding his understanding of new.
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