Passionate About Speed, Results

And having fun along the way

Meet the team

Who we are

Accelize is a leading provider of FPGA Acceleration-as-a-Service.

Spinoff of PLDA Group, we are focused on bringing the benefits of FPGA acceleration to the Cloud industry.

For this we operate a Marketplace of ready-to-use Accelerator Functions running on FPGAs provided by a broad ecosystem of FPGA IP providers, FPGA design houses and ISV’s.

We also develop and maintain unique technologies that ease the development of FPGA Accelerator Functions and their monetization to benefit the entire FPGA supply chain.

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Our Mission

Bring FPGA Acceleration to the broadest set of Cloud and Enterprise users through a Collaborative Store of ready-to-use Accelerator Functions running on FPGAs and a comprehensive framework that enables the Production, Distribution and Monetization of these Accelerator Functions.

Management Team

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Jean-Yves

Jean-Yves Brena – CEO

Serial Entrepreneur, started with PLDA in 1996, ReFLEX CES in 2000 and Accelize in 2010.

Serial sportsman : kitesurfing, running, tennis... but never reaches the point where he can make money from it, so he will continue to create and grow Start-ups.

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Gael

Gaël Paul – CTO

Work : Out-of-the-box thinking, disruptive innovation and start-ups. Key technical roles at Achronix, Synplicity and Cadence. Innovator with several patents and inventor of the IEEE 1735 encryption standard.

Mantra : perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away

Hyperactive : drumming, live music, deep powder skiing, padel, and red wine amateur

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Hugues

Hugues Deneux – VP Engineering

Seasoned R&D manager, fan of innovative and challenging projects. 

Previous held multiple Sr. management roles at IBM, AMCC and PLDA.

Yoga teacher, he can assist managing the stress in case of tedious development of applications

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Stephane

Stephane Monboisset – VP Marketing

Technology enthusiast and passionate about launching new innovative and disruptive products.

Previously held various Marketing, Sales and Technical roles at FPGA leader Xilinx, STMicroelectronics and startup Triscend. 

Skier, runner and amateur magician, practicing hypnosis for fun … Promise, he does not use tricks at work.

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Philippe

Philippe Meimoun – VP Sales

Passionate about growth and innovation, Philippe has held several Sales and Business Development leadership roles with startups and large tech companies like Verizon, Level3, SFR and Outscale acquired by Dassault Systemes.

Philippe is a French Championship karate gold medalist, an actor and producer, an avid skier and currently a soccer coach for his son and his daughter in NYC.

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Whole Team

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Alexandre

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Alexis

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Antonio

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Christophe

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Damien

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Daniele

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Edouard

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Francesca

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Gaëtan

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Giorgio

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Jean-Baptiste

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Jean-Paul

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Jérôme

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Magali

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Nadia

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Nicola

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Paolo

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Sandrine

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Stéphane

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Rocco

Careers

Accelize is a fast-paced company poised for growth. We are always looking for talent to augment your teams. Please check our careers page or send us your resume with a brief about your motivation