Paris, May 16th – Intersec, leading vendor of real-time streaming analytics software has announced today that it has received Runner-Up in the “Innovations in Analytics” category for its GeoInsights solution in the Pipeline Innovation Awards. Marion Choppin, Marketing Director, was onsite in Nice, France to accept the award. The ‘Innovations in Analytics’ category recognizes innovations related to the analysis and visualization of Big Data and business intelligence solutions.
With over 277 selected nominees entering the competition in 17 categories and judges being industry professionals from Telenor, Telstra, MTN South Africa, Centurylink, WOW and ICT Intuition, this nomination is of great value and proves Intersec ranks amongst the main actors of the Big Data Analytics market.
For this award, Intersec competed with its GeoInsights Solution that collects, filters, analyses and presents all types of metadata from different types of networks (Wi-fi, Mobile, LoRa…). Based on its disruptive location platform, the solution processes both historical and real-time data at great speed; providing operators, companies and local authorities with a highly responsive solution to produce heat maps, location-based studies & real-time analysis of massive data -in full compliancy with all legal requirements regarding personal data protection.
These studies can combine analysis of past data to detect patterns with on the fly data and trigger automated actions.
"Each year the Pipeline Innovation Awards recognize the technology companies that are leading the industry with significant technical advancements," said Scott St. John, Managing Editor of Pipeline. "The competition was especially fierce this year with hundreds of nominations being reduced to less than thirty semi-finalists and just two finalists per category. Being a runner-up in the Innovation in Analytics category demonstrates the highest level of innovation at Intersec, which has been validated by key technical executives from within their target market."
Paris, October 30th, 2018 – Intersec, leading provider of fast data solutions that enable companies to use the data they collect to enhance their services, announced today a new financing of $9 million: $2.5 million from Turenne Capital Group (Turenne Capital and Innovacom, an Intersec investor since 2011) alongside Intersec executives, CM-CIC Innovation, Omnes Capital and Highland Capital Europe.
Founded in 2004, Intersec develops business solutions based on the massive amounts of data its software platform collects, stores, processes, aggregates and analyzes in real time from multiple sources. New use cases using location information enable operators and organizations to enhance their user experience and deliver high value-added services to their customers. Due to its worldwide presence, Intersec processes the data of about 630 million mobile subscribers.
In 2017, its order book grew by 60%, mainly thanks to the development of these new, mobile data-based solutions that won over customers in new regions such as Canada or Singapore.
Based in Paris, Intersec has grown immensely under the leadership of CEO Yann Chevalier and CTO Jean-Marc Coic. The Big Data Analytics market accounts for $150 billion in worldwide revenue and the annual growth rate is estimated at 12 percent, which presents exciting opportunities for Intersec’s future.
This operation will act as a catalyst for Intersec’s international expansion, while financing the deployment of its SaaS offering. By supporting the growth of Intersec alongside its executives, Turenne Capital deploys the Innovacom 6 fund strategy, managed by Innovacom, a major financial investor since 2011, as well as its FCPI Techno Numérique & Santé and its FIP PME West 2016.
“This fundraising is good news for all of us,” said Yann Chevalier, Intersec CEO. “It reflects the confidence of our current shareholders, who renewed their commitment; and it allows us to welcome Turenne Capital as an investor. Turenne Capital understood our challenges, our positioning and our growth strategy.”
“We are proud to join the Intersec adventure on this new round of financing and support its talented teams in deploying their new solutions,” said Charles-Henri Booter, Investment Director at Turenne Capital. “Intersec, a recognized leader in Big & Fast Data, is entering a new stage in its development to establish its position abroad while maintaining its technological competitive edge.”
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Intersec reinforces its investments in the US with the recruitment of a US-based VP Technology and hires a VP Engineering for its Paris-based head office
Sept 10th, 2018 – Paris, Intersec (https://www.intersec.com/en/), a leading provider of fast data solutions enabling companies to use the data they collect to enhance their services, announced today the appointment of Jean-Christophe Huc as VP Engineering. Directly reporting to Jean-Marc Coïc, CTO, Jean-Christophe will organize the work of the R&D team and make sure the company continues to honour its DNA by developing extremely fast products for its customers.
Jean-Christophe is a seasoned IT professional, who has previously worked at ifrSKEYES and ADN Strategy & Innovation. As the CTO of ifrSKEYES, he transformed the organization and culture, deploying Agile/Scrum and DevOps methodologies and breaking down the barriers between teams to increase productivity. He also created an ISO9001-certified Quality Assurance Department within the company. After becoming Director of Innovation and transformation, Jean-Christophe rolled out two new products based on Big Data & research operations. He then created ADN Strategy & Innovation, where he coached leaders in the field of innovation and digital transformation, before joining Intersec.
Intersec also hired Andrew Harteveldt as VP Technology for its American subsidiary, to join the company’s existing sales and presales teams. His vast experience in telecommunications, product and application development, internet and wireless technologies gives him the unique ability to work both with customers—designing creative solutions to complex problems—and executives and developers. Andrew has worked in companies like and LogicaCGM where he was a system engineer before joining Mavenir as Director Technology North America. He was then hired by Acision, where he started as a Solution Architect before climbing the ranks to become CTO North America.
This new talent acquisition underscores Intersec’s commitment to always striving to better serve their customers, and to extend its footprint across the globe. “We see an impressive traction from the market on our Geo-Intelligence Suite, natively embedding Subcell, it is very exciting.” Says Frederic Gonzales, SVP Sales Americas.
Intersec designs innovative software enabling operators to leverage their network Big Data. Our disruptive technology crunches and consolidates huge amounts of data coming from heterogeneous network equipment and IT and turns them into actionable insights in real-time. Applications range from Contextual Marketing, to mass-scale Location-Based Services, Smart Cities and Business Analytics.
Paris—October 19, 2018— Yann Chevalier, Intersec CEO received the Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Award for Business for 2018 Executive of the year. The organization’s annual program was launched to reward companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.
Founded by Yann Chevalier in 2004, Intersec is a leading provider of fast data solutions.
People communicate, travel, and conduct business transactions more than ever. With the launch of new public and private networks, technology is diversifying accordingly. As the stakes and investments grow, the resulting data amounts to a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes a day.
Led by Yann, the Intersec vision lies in the belief that society can benefit from massive progress, innovative services and remarkable quality of experience by enabling data mining and leveraging mobility and activity data. This data exploitation makes people’s lives easier, safer, and more enjoyable.
Intersec therefore provides its customers with a single software platform, able to sustain very high throughputs of data, to develop value across multiple areas of their business:
• by enhancing their core capabilities around customer knowledge, contextual engagement, behavioral analytics, or fraud
• by increasing safety, enabling emergency communication, and providing studies for urban planning to the benefit of communities
• by upgrading advertising thanks to location, audience, or footfall measurement
• and by leveraging their brand equity to become the trusted escrow of consumer data, introducing certified partner services into the home or into a mobility context.
It is because of this ground-breaking work in the technology sector that Yann was named 2018 Executive of the year.
“I am very honored by this award. Really, it is rewarding a whole team rather than an individual. I am very proud of our employees and how, together, we manage to innovate, better serve our customers and grow the company,” said Yann Chevalier.
“We are so proud to reward Yann Chevalier for Intersec’s outstanding 2018 results,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nomination officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “This year’s group of winners is clearly leading by example in the global business community.”
Intersec designs innovative software enabling companies to leverage their Big Data. Our disruptive technology crunches and consolidates huge amounts of data coming from heterogeneous network equipment and IT, and turns them into actionable insights in real-time. Applications range from Contextual Marketing, mass-scale Location-Based Offerings, Smart Cities, and Business Analytics.
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