The team of Kimind’s consultants is built arount strategic consultants, project managers and advanced developers in web 2.0 technologies. Kimind’s consultant can work on advanced web 2.0 projects like examgeneral.com or on Google Apps implementations, or any other projects like this.
Kimind revolves also around a network of internationally recognized experts in their respective fields. All practitioners and / or founders of new concepts of Enterprise 2.0, they know how to deliver both a vision and strategic support to daily changes in usages, practices and processes necessary for the adoption of this new paradigm.
The Kimind ‘s approach is essentially oriented towards productivity gains and collective effiency that allows the adoption of an organization 2.0 style, it is therefore essential for us to be also true practitioners of these uses.
Miguel Membrado (Kimind), PhD, is a consultant and entrepreneur working in new technologies since 1987. He has been involved in the Internet revolution since its origins through various startups he co-founded (whose Mayetic in France).
Miguel Membrado created Kimind Consulting in 2007 (London – Paris – San Francisco) to help large accounts to appropriate the new dimension of Enterprise 2.0. He conducts strategic consultancy to help these companies adopt this paradigm and reach new levels of productivity and competitiveness.
Miguel Membrado also co-founded in 2006 Netcipia (Palo Alto, USA), a Web 2.0 startup that offers participatory community building and allows experts and amateur-experts to monetize their expertise online.
Miguel Membrado teaches in several specialized MBA in topics such as “Enterprise 2.0 and emerging organizations”, “Digital Identity”, “Management of virtual teams” and leads many international conferences on these subjects.
Andy Mpanda (Kimind), joined kimind in 2009. He has been consulting as architect and software qualification manager for 2 years in a range of domains going from telecommunication to bio-medical field. In each of this fields, proper tools and methods of collaboration has been the common denominator to the success of the projects he has been involved in.
Knowing what Web 2.0. can bring in terms of communication, collaboration and productivity, he is now leading Kimind technical teams and clients through the use of these methods.
Catherine Shinners has held senior director positions in product management, product marketing, business development, and marketing at Integral Development Corporation, WebEx, Compaq and Tandem.
Catherine has worked with clients to help them develop and foster effective strategies for the use of collaboration tools, optimum collaboration practice and methods to transform the way people work, companies partner and service customers, and organizations address the potential for accelerated productivity and innovation. She has consulted most recently with Cisco to help develop new practices with collaboration and to formulate productive adoption and engagement strategies with new tools and online communities.
In her career, Catherine has developed new lines of business in enterprise software for Internet infrastructure solutions for the telecommunications and financial services markets, led go-to-market efforts for Web-based business solutions, identified and structured business and technology partnerships and successfully launched Web 2.0 and SaaS online services for collaboration software.She has blogged on collaboration and Enterprise 2.0 for the past several years at collaboration-incontext.com and been an active blogger and participant and speaker in industry conferences, including Enterprise 2.0 and Office 2.0.
Jean-Patrice Glafkidès is a Project Manager at Kimind. He is in charge of coordinating Large French and international collaborative projects within Kimind.
Previously, he was the Technical Director and later CEO of a European startup company specializing in enterprise social networking. During this period he was responsible for the development of collaborative solutions in line with customers expectations.
As a senior consultant and EMEA Technical Director , Jean-Patrice Glafkides participated for over 10 years in several U.S. software publisher startups such as Access360 (acquired by IBM), Opsware (acquired by HP), and Platinum Technology(acquired by CA).
Nicolas Weber, senior consultant at Kimind and Spanish market manager, specializes in the Google Apps solution and the organizational and managerial changes induced by web 2.0 technologies since 2007 ..
He has an experience of over 25 years in the design, coordination, training and monitoring of projects of new technologies and on the Internet. In addition, he is a Consultant in information technology and communications for the World Bank. He worked regularly for many governments, organizations and international groups such as the European Community, the UNHCR, the IDB and the Government of the United States.
Speaking French, Spanish, English and Arabic, he has accumulated an extensive experience working in multicultural Europe, North Africa, West Africa, Middle East, the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
In March 2012 he was awarded the World Bank and IFC with the “Second Prize Winner” of SmartLessons for his work on the reconstruction of Haiti through collaborative tools and Web 2.0 technologies, particularly the deployment of Google Apps for the Haitian government.
Mathieu Membrado is Kimind’s systems administrator. He is in charge of the technical and user support. He also has extensive knowledge of Web 2.0 services and a very good experience of collaborative practices in business, particularly in the use of Google Apps.
Before that he worked for two years as an assistant in the Multimedia Cellectis, where he supported the overhaul of both their public websites and the development of their intranet.
He was then manager of the company Alt-Tab Productions, in charge of developing their websites, migration and technical support to Google Apps users, the development of their intranet, their GED, their WebTV , and the technical organization of public events (Bataclan, Zenith, Grand Rex, …) broadcast live on the internet.
François Gauchenot, senior consultant at Kimind and head of the Swiss market, assists companies in developing the cross-organizational and operating in project mode.
He has extensive experience in organizational and managerial implications of computer technology and Internet. The St. George Institute was created in Geneva in 2001 , a firm of experts in organization dedicated to improving the functioning of governing bodies and corporate governance. He developed the method and platform BOARDVelocity ™ for the boards.
HEC Graduate, he was a senior executive in companies such as Citibank or Bank Brussels Lambert, and creative companies in various sectors such as leasing of computers, medical equipment distribution, music distribution, and management consulting .
Dominique Hébert is a consultant trainer at Kimind and specialist following Google Apps and organizational and managerial changes induced by web 2.0 technologies.
After a course of fifteen years in the industrial computing and software development, he specialized in the field of remote collaborative work and collective dynamics following a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Communication.
Today, he divides his time between Kimind, Self-scheduling (a startup dedicated to making appointments on the Internet that allows him to stay in touch with the reality of the business entrepreneur) and a significant commitment associative where he tried his vision of participative management.
Andréguy DUBAR, graduated from the ISG, is a senior consultant at Kimind.
Andréguy Dubar is also specialized in providing companies with innovative solutions in SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions that enable and connect them to applications within the company. He focused especially in the last 15 years to help companies enhance their data assets. Since 1995, he created emerging, and innovative business solutions, focusing on efficiency and exceptional price/performance ratios.
Junior Consultant working with Miguel Membrado, Thibault Capestan also coordinates Kimind’s business marketing strategies, and successfully leads the international network of its partners.
Graduated from the Institute of International Education (IFI) in Rouen, he worked for Kimind since 2010 and has specialized himself in the field of Enterprise 2.0 and collaborative working environments.
Network of experts
Luis Alberola (Talent Club), started his career in Tokyo in the world of Art of Living, and continued at AXA in New York and Paris in the department of strategic planning and management audit.
In 1999, he joined McKinsey & Company in Paris where he developed expertise in the practice of War for Talent (Talent War).
In 2001, he joined Singer & Hamilton, Executive Search to develop a range of services parallel to the headhunting (“Talent Pipeline”).
By building on experience that brought him into contact with the motivations and the performance of corporate key men, he founded in February 2004 Talent Club, to support business transformation to a form of organization which gives all its space for talents.
Luis also helps his customers in developing new management practiced to adapt to the social media phenomenon and the development of online social networks. He is particularly interested in the place taken by HRD in the revolution of social networks.
Luis has been one of the leaders of a working group within the AFPLANE about the emergence of new human capital metrics and working on the link between the human capital and other intangible assets of the company. He has published in collaboration with Philippe Masson, “Building Human Capital Metrics and Collective Intelligence” in the magazine RH & M. He is therefore consulted by the HRD on the promotion of investment in staff development.
Luis is also a teacher on talent management at HEC and other training organizations and director of an architecture firm.
Jon Husband (Wirearchy.com) is a systems thinker, researcher / analyst and facilitator engaged in bringing leading-edge concepts into practical application. Most of his life has been spent as a consultant, and worked for a long time with one of the leading global HR and Organizational Effectiveness consulting companies, advising multinational client organizations first in North America and then in the UK and western Europe.
Jon helps clarify how the new set of conditions the Web has created is changing our lives and how we think and work. His main focus is on how interactivity and collaboration is informing and changing work and organizational design and group processes, and notably how today’s digital interconnected environment is having impact on leadership, management and the process of making decisions.
During the past two decades, Jon has helped people and organizations equip themselves for emerging futures using tools and techniques like competency analysis, strategic planning, scenario planning, Open Space, Appreciative Enquiry, coaching, and anthropological observation.
Jon has worked with managers and leaders in North America, Europe and Central Asia using these tools and approaches to addresses strategic issues, leadership development and organizational change.
Jon has authored various white papers on knowledge management, new organizational models and ways of organizing peoples’ activities, and most recently co-authored the book “Making Knowledge Work – the arrival of Web 2.0″. Jon speaks on a regular basis about the interactivity, new media and the emerging future of work.
Jon believes that the traditional dynamics of hierarchy are changing in important ways, and continues to explore the emerging characteristics of wirearchy: a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority, based on knowledge, trust and credibility, enabled by interconnected people and technology.
Nicole Turbé-Suetens (Distance Expert) is an expert at the European Commission and a consultant specializing in introducing and supporting new forms of work using ICT in organizations.
After an international career of 16 years at IBM (France and Europe) and several years of management consulting , she has created DISTANCE EXPERT ™ in 1996.
Nicole Turbé-Suetens has participated in preparing the government report on Telework (BRETON’s report in 1993/1994) and the recent report by the Mission eWork (Rights Forum on the Internet in 2003-2004) and is an expert for the Information Society and Media General Department of the European Commission and has been involved in several European projects since 1996.
She was instrumental in the organization and success of the 9th European Telework Assembly in Paris in September 2002 as part of her association activity. Among her main references, she has major companies such as IBM France, France Telecom, British Telecom, France, EDF Gaz de France, Danel, AFPA, etc..
She is also coauthor of “Practical Guide to Telework” published by Editions de l’organisation, of the Book “Teamwork and Groupware” published by Editions Wiley and of the book “Work and Activities in Distance” by Editions de l’organisation.
Her words and ideas have been widely relayed by the press for many years and is regularly sought as a speaker on both the French plan and internationally.
Nicole has also taught postgraduate degree in Marketing at IAE de Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and for the Graduate Diploma in Management Technology and Innovation at the Technical University of Compiegne.
Bruno Urquiza (Soliluna) is a Senior Consultant and Project Manager in Enterprise 2.0. For the past 11 years, he has developed strong competences in the field of organization, collaboration and new technologies through many experiences in managing web projects for large companies.
He began his career at Cap Gemini in 1998 as an engineer and project manager, integrating the Lotus Notes/Domino Groupware pole. He participated in the set up of the first commercial networks working offline (Heineken Breweries, Groupe André) on collaborative solutions integrating validation processes (workflow).
He then joined the company Mayetic in 2001 as a project manager and consultant for major accounts in France and abroad in collaborative and intranet projects (mayeticVillage). Among his references, Bruno has companied companies such as PPR, France Telecom, Aegis Media, Cegetel, ClubMed, France 3, Astrium (EADS), SES Astra.
Bruno, also an entrepreneur, has founded in 2005 and developed an online retailer in the field of cosmetics. By making this company a market leader, he is developing skills in the business development of commercial sites, webmarketing and the organizational, human and financial management of a company.
In 2009, Bruno decides to create Soliluna Consulting to assist companies in their research of performance, innovation and agility required by the adoption of new practices and usages of participatory solutions. As part of his mission, Bruno acts as a consultant and trainer on the needs, practices and solutions 2.0 (social networks, desktop collaborative Web 2.0 applications). He also acts as a consultant in project management and support to change management related to the adoption of new practices and organizational transformation. Bruno is also BlueKiwi Software Certified Partner.