Patrick Van Deven has more than 30 years of experience with leading software companies, such as SAP and SAS, where he held executive positions. His last role was General Manager EMEA for C3.ai, a leading enterprise AI software provider. He holds a Master's degree in Applied Economics and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Vlerick Business School.
Jean de Crane is the CEO of the Isabel Group, a company specialising in the B2B payments, identity, e-invoicing & securing payments and financial transactions. He has more than 30 years of experience with multinational groups active in software for the financial industry. His areas of expertise include high-growth business management, strategic and operational management, business development, product strategy and project management.
Édouard Fourcade is French. He was in charge of France and then of the whole EMEA region for the Californian group Anaplan. He also has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, including 5 years as General Manager France of the SAS Institute, before that 13 years at BMC Software, where he held various positions such as Vice President France and Vice President of Sales EMEA.
Matthias Vandepitte joined Fortino Capital in March 2016 and is now a partner. His contribution to the Sigma Conso Board of Directors is rooted in his industrial background and rare experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity. Mathias holds a degree in electronic engineering from the KUL and an MBA from the prestigious London Business School.
Allen developed the first consolidation software application for Société Générale de Belgique in 1980. He created his own company in 1985 to provide consolidation consulting and develop financial and legal information systems for groups. He is the author of many consolidation reference books and leads training courses and seminars. Allen White left his position as Member of the Board of Directors a couple of years ago already and had kept an advisory role. He is now taking a well-deserved retirement after having delivered a final consolidation course at the end of 2019.
With a Master's degree in Mathematics, Annie started her career at Générale de Banque as an analyst in the R&D department, responsible for the administration of International Credits before taking charge of strategic marketing for SMEs. In 1986, Annie joined Allen White as co-founder of Conso Services and was at the origin of the creation of Sigma Conso, for which she oversaw strategic and international development.