The Akeneo team is extremely proud to announce that Roy Rubin, co-founder and former CEO of Magento, the world leader in e-commerce platforms, is joining us as our dedicated board advisor.
After the opening of our office in Boston, we are really happy to prepare for further US developement with Roy Rubin’s knowledge and expertise in the field.
Frédéric de Gombert, our CEO, is proud of this recent addition to the team and predicts a healthy and valuable market ahead:
“It is an amazing opportunity to be able to receive the best advice from an e-commerce and open source expert such as Roy Rubin. Magento has always been a great inspiration for Akeneo. We are extremely proud to have the two founders on our team. It also confirms that product information management is becoming a key part of building a multi channel retail platform.”
Roy Rubin is also very excited to join the team: “Akeneo’s progress has been remarkable and I couldn’t be more excited to join the team as an advisor. The opportunity for an open source, enterprise class PIM solution is tremendous and Akeneo has delivered to the market an exceptional product to address the needs of businesses around the world.”
Having Roy Rubin on our side is great and we are really excited to benefit from the expertise of THE e-commerce and open source leader. He will be involved in the strategic decisions for Akeneo, specifically the company’s short-term goals which include further U.S development.