Didier Botella

  • RUEIL MALMAISON
Didier Botella

Objective

Integrate a dynamic and exciting company with a promising future as a senior consultant or professional services manager. 

Summary

With more than 10 years of experience in software industry and services as consultant, professional services manager and now presale, I have acquired expertise about access, search and delivery information (search engine, big data, portals and mobile device access), entreprise content management (Entreprise Content Management, Web Content Management, Document Management, collaboration) and Internet, Intranet, ecommerce site development and management. I have aslo acquired expertise in team management. Follow me at LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/cXNqemViadeo: http://bit.ly/f9tuHd Twitter: http://bit.ly/d0huziFacebook: http://bit.ly/aDvn0yPlaxo Pulse: http://bit.ly/bCnMLwSpecialties: Web development.Search engine, big data.Enterprise Content Management, Web Content Management.Managing teams, recruitement, software sales, software demonstrations, solution selling.Technical Java, Javascript, C++, Perl, Objective-C, Shell scripts.SQL Server, Oracle.JSP, J2EE, servlet, HTTP, REST, XML, XSLT.SharePoint, Documentum, UCM, Alfresco, SDL TridionLDAP, ActiveDirectory, SSO.FAST ESP, Fast for SharePoint, Verity VDK & K2, IDOL,Exalead search engine.VmWare.

Work History

Work History
May 2013 - Present

Consultant

Coverity
Oct 2011 - Apr 2013

Pre-sales consultant

SDL Tridion

As a pre-sales engineer, I provide technical support to sales representatives, and I participate in the pre-sale process. I’m working also to develop partner relationships with integrators and consulting companies. My activities include: • participating in pre-sales calls, developing client centric demonstrations, delivering value-based customer presentations and demonstrations. • working with Business Managers to respond to RFI/RFPs, develop business proposals and Proof of Concepts (PoCs) instances. • participating in on-line webinars and regional trade shows in order to demonstrate the value of the productsMain subjects- Internet, Intranet, ecommerce development and management; - Web Content Management (WCM, WEM, CXM, Internet, Intranet, ecommerce);- Multicanal communication;- Mobility;- Social Networking; - Video management.

Oct 2008 - Sep 2011

Manager - Business Consulting

Sopra Group

As the consulting manager, I’m in charge of:- the presales proposition writing : startegy, architecture design, planning ; - the business assessment and strategy definition assistance ;- the technology assessment and selection assistance ;- the design and the management of customer IS architecture. Main subjects- Internet, Intranet, ecommerce development and management; - Entreprise Architecture (Vision, Roadmaps and Strategy for printing architecture, cloud computing, virtualization architecture, storage architecture, data management, etc.); - Content Management (ECM, WCM, collaboration); - Information access : portal, search engine and mobile device access ; - Text mining.Main customers- distribution: Oxylane/Décathlon (France); - public sector: Ministry of Health (France), CNAM TS (France), AP-HP (France); - industry and services: Total (France), Vallourec (France), Snecma (France)Conferences speaker- FASTForward 2010 : Search Engine's Perspective - Technet 2010 : Indexing Strategy

Oct 2006 - Jun 2008

Professional Services Manager

Exalead

As the professional services manager, I was in charge of the creation of the service, the relations with the sales, the billing and the customer and the integration and coaching of the consultants. Responsibilities include: - recruiting (pre-sales, consulting and technical support);- creating, organizing, adapting and applying business processes; - creating best practices, reporting and auditing processes;- creating of the consulting offer around Exalead technologies;- managing professional services team;- training of partners;- coordinating project and ensuring of the respect of the deadlines;- managing customer relationship for consulting and technical support.Main technologies- Search engines (Exalead);- Text mining (Temis, Lingway);Main subjects- Internet, Intranet, ecommerce development and management; - Search engine; - Big data; - Search based application;- Data quality;- Text mining;- Knowledge management; Main customers - distribution: Lapeyre (France), 3 Suisses (France), Manutan (France); - Media: Lagardère (France), IDG (France), Le Nouvel Observateur (France), Editions Francis Lefèvre (France); - public sector: CNDP (National Education, France), CEA (France), DCNS (France), BRGM (France); - Industry and services: Alstom (France), Air Liquide (France), Louis Vuitton (France), Sanofi - Aventis (France), Deloitte (France), PwC (France), 118 218 (France), S21Sec (Spain), Rightmove (UK), ViaMichelin (France), Splitgames (France), Gefco (France); - Telecom: France Telecom (France); - Bank and insurance: BNP Paribas (France), Coface Services (France), Société Générale (France), Rothschild & Cie (France).

Achievements

Improvement of the rate of number of billable days.Creation of complete processes for planning, billing, reporting and auditing the professional services activity.

Jun 2005 - Aug 2006

Consulting manager

Verity and Autonomy

As the consulting manager, I was in charge of the business management for consulting and training, the relations with the sales, the layers, the billing and the customer. Responsibilities include:

–managing consulting business (consulting proposal, planning, reporting and billing);

–managing consulting team (3 peoples);

–coordinating projects and ensuring customer satisfaction;

–managing customer expectations;

–selling high added value services.

Main technologies- Search engines (Verity, Ultraseek, Autonomy);- Business process management(Cardiff);- developpement (Java, C/C++, Perl);Main subjects- Internet, Intranet, ecommerce development and management; - search engine; - Big data; - Search based application;- data quality;- Text mining;- knowledge management; - business process management;Main customers - distribution: Lapeyre (France); - public sector: Ministry of Health (France), CNDP (National Education, France), Department for Work and Pensions (UK), EDF (France), GDF (France); - industry and services: BP (UK), Schneider Electric (France), ST Micro (France), Renault (France), Peugeot (France), Sanofi-Aventis (France), Air France (France); - telecom: Alcatel (France), France Telecom (France), SFR (France); - bank and insurance: MorganStanley (UK), Société Générale (France), MACIF (France).

Mar 2000 - Jun 2006

Consultant

Verity

As the consultant, I was in charge of the audit, the project delivery and the training using Verity technologies. –    knowledge management expertise;–    process management expertise;–    development of sellable components for the world wide consulting team; –    author of “best pratices” and “white papers” for the world wide consulting team.

Awards

–    Verity - President's club - Major contributor – 2001; –    Verity - President's club - Major contributor – 2005.

Aug 1997 - Feb 2000

Project manager

a2c

–managing projects for multimedia CD-ROM and e-commerce Websites;

–writing specifications and proposals;

–coordinating project and ensuring of the respect of the deadlines;

–managing developer and creative teams (up to 6 people).

Achievements 

All the projects that I have managed have been profitable.

Oct 1995 - Jul 1997

Software engineer

a2c

Software engineer (from October 1995 to August 1997)–    development of CD-ROM for Windows and MacOS using search engine; –    development of client-server application for Windows and UNIX.

Education

Education
1991 - 1994

Engineer

EPSI

Software development and network.

Skills

Skills

Open source, APIs

Log4j, Ant, SAX, DOM, JDOM, Xalan, search engines (Verity VDK and K2, Autonomy IDOL, Exalead one:enterprise), GWT.

Internet development

JSP, J2EE, servlet, XML, XSLT.

Systems

Windows NT, Unix (Solaris, Linux, BSD), MacOSX.

Languages

Java, Javascript, C++, Perl, Shell scripts.