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The Executive Team

Benjamin Carpano – CEO

Cofounder. Bordeaux Business School (France)

In charge of operations and product development Benjamin cofounded ReportLinker in 2001. He is responsible for strategy, product roadmap and day to day operations.

Benjamin earned an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Bordeaux Business School.

Prior to cofounding ReportLinker, Benjamin held a position of Product Development Manager at Ciao.com, an internet start-up focused on consumer reviews. Prior to this, he was also a consultant in Strategic management services at Ernst & Young.

Nicolas Bombourg – VP Sales

Cofounder. Aix-Marseille Institute of Business Administration (France)

In charge of business development, Nicolas Bombourg Cofounded ReportLinker in 2001. He is responsible for customer acquisition and retention, and managing the team dedicated to offline and online communication.

Nicolas earned his MBA in Marketing and Statistics from the Aix-Marseille Institute of Business Administration and completed his undergraduate studies at Lyon’s catholic University where he earned his BA in Management.

Prior to ReportLinker, Nicolas held several positions in a webmarketing agency, Australis (France) for 2 years. The company’s main missions were Search Engine Optimization, for large French groups such as Vivendi and Thales and charity organizations such as the Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction.

Julien Gonçalves – VP Research

Partner. EPITECH European Institute of Technology (France)

In charge of research and development, Julien Gonçalves joined ReportLinker in 2001. He is responsible for semantic/text-mining analysis and software development.

Julien earned his master’s degree From The European Institute of Technology (EPITECH), he developed a semantic search engine.

Karim Cadi – VP Technology

Partner. Centrale Lyon School of Engineering

Karim joined us in 2008 and is now head of our web & mobile development team, in charge of our customer products and major internal tools for our marketing and sales teams.

He graduated from a Master's Degree of Science, at the Centrale Lyon School of Engineering in 2002. He worked for 6 years as a software architect at Logica (now CGI) on large fixed-price/time projects.



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