About Anevia

Anevia is a leading OTT and IPTV software provider of innovative multiscreen solutions for the delivery of live TV, streaming video, time-shifted TV and video on demand services.

Anevia offers a comprehensive portfolio of video compression, multiscreen IPTV head-ends, Cloud DVR and CDN solutions to enable viewers to enjoy a next-generation TV experience – anywhere, anytime and on any screen – including 4K UHD content. The solutions have been widely adopted by globally renowned telecom and pay-TV operators, TV broadcasters and video service providers in hospitality, healthcare and corporate businesses.

Founded in 2003, Anevia has a track record of being first to market with advanced video technologies. The company is a member and active contributor to several TV, media and hospitality industry associations. Headquartered in France, with regional offices in the USA, Dubai and Singapore, Anevia is listed on the Paris Euronext Growth market.

What we do

Anevia is committed to providing innovative TV and video content distribution solutions that meet your specific needs – whether TV and video are your business, or support your business.

Our mission is to reinvent TV as we know it, allowing current and future viewers to control their TV experiences without limits: anywhere, anytime and on any device.

Management

Laurent Lafarge Chief Executive Officer
Laurent Lafarge has served as Chief Executive Officer of Anevia since April 2015. Laurent has extensive experience in the high-tech industry and has held a succession of leadership positions in organisations such as Lucent Technologies, HP, or more recently Monaco Telecom. He is non-Executive Director and Co-Founder of Niji. Laurent earned an MSc in Finance from the Institut de Haute Finance Paris, an MBA from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion Paris, and completed an Executive Development Program at the Wharton School.
Damien Lucas Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Co-founder of Anevia, Damien Lucas is an expert in video streaming technologies for fixed and mobile networks. Damien, who is currently the CTO of Anevia, was part of the VLC Media Player original development team. He earned his degree from the Ecole Centrale Paris.
Grégory Samson Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Grégory Samson is EVP WW Sales. Before joining Anevia, Grégory was a Senior VP Sales at Arkena (formally TDF Media Service/Cognacq-Jay Image) and was Sales Director Europe at NDS (now part of Cisco). Grégory has more than 20 years of experience in selling technologies for Media and Telecom markets. He received an Engineering degree in semiconductors and electronics from ENSI Caen (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs).
Véronique Coulmann Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Véronique Coulmann controls all financial operations of Anevia Group, including investor relations. With over 20 years of experience as a Finance Manager in the high tech industry, she was formerly CFO at Ipanema and AMDAHL. Véronique graduated from ESCEM Poitiers and received her MBA in finance from Seattle University; she has a DESCF and is a Certified Public Accountant.
François Le Crom Vice President of Research & Development
As Vice President of Research and Development, François Le Crom leads Anevia’s R&D teams and provides the technical vision for Anevia’s mid- and long-term strategic roadmap. François has over 20 years of experience in the digital TV industry, and before joining Anevia held leadership roles at Ateme, Logiways and Canal+ Technologies. François has an Engineering degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rennes.
Stéphanie Pignal Director of Human Resources
Stéphanie Pignal has a strong background in providing consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development and labor relations. As Anevia’s HR Director, she also takes a leadership role in developing a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance to Anevia’s objectives and ambition. Stéphanie was formerly HR Manager at Ipanema, Lawson and Novell.
Jérôme Blanc VP Products
Jerome Blanc is VP Products at Anevia, where he drives the product roadmap and ensures market readiness. Before joining Anevia he was COO at Keepixo, an Allegro DVT spin-off recognised for its video technology expertise, which was acquired by Anevia in 2018. With a strong technical background and in-depth knowledge of video compression, he co-developed Genova’s first H.264 video transcoder engine. Jerome holds an Engineering Degree and a PhD in computer vision and image processing.
Alexandre Nitu VP Operations
As VP Operations, Alexandre Nitu leads Anevia’s Operations teams to ensure customer satisfaction. Over his 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, he has consistently led operations teams towards continuous improvement and innovation. Before joining Anevia, he was VP Customer Operations for eServGlobal. Alexandre earned his engineering degree from the Politehnica University of Bucharest.  

Board

Michel Artières President
Michel Artières is a co-founder, President and CEO of ATEME. Previously, Michel had directed R&D in Image Processing and Compression at the French Ministry of Defence. He specifically directed research works in the field of progressive lossless compression for very high definition images, and blurred image restoration in noisy environments. Michel received his engineering degree from Supelec, Paris, with a specialisation in signal processing.
Laurent Lafarge Chief Executive Officer
Laurent Lafarge has served as Chief Executive Officer of Anevia since April 2015. Laurent has extensive experience in the high-tech industry and has held a succession of leadership positions in organisations such as Lucent Technologies, HP, or more recently Monaco Telecom. He is non-Executive Director and Co-Founder of Niji. Laurent earned an MSc in Finance from the Institut de Haute Finance Paris, an MBA from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion Paris, and completed an Executive Development Program at the Wharton School.
Tristan Leteurtre Board member
Tristan Leteurtre co-founded Anevia with Damien Lucas. Prior to Anevia, Tristan led the development of the now-famous VLC Media Player and graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris, France.
Laurent Cadieu Board member
Laurent Cadieu is Founding Managing Partner of Largam, an investment boutique located in Luxembourg. Laurent served as Head of European Equities of BNP Paribas, and managed BNP Paribas entities in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. He served as Member of the board of Nasdaq Europe and Easdaq from 2001 to 2007, and as a Director of small technology companies in Europe. Laurent graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENST.

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