As CEO and co-founder, François manages Kpler's commercial, financial and product activities. After graduating from business and engineering schools, François spent six years as a Fixed Income Trader at HSBC. With his classmate Jean Maynier (current CTO, Kpler) François decided to return to his engineering fundamentals and try to “build things”. It is from this journey that Kpler was born in 2014.
Jean is Kpler’s CTO and co-founder. He oversees engineering and product developments at Kpler. After graduating from engineering school in Paris, Jean continued his training in Quebec where he grew a keen interest in artificial intelligence and finance, and then worked as a system architect for financial institutions and investment funds. Back in Paris, Jean partnered with his engineering schoolmate François Cazor (current CEO of Kpler). Together, they pooled their expertise in finance and their background as engineers to develop transparency solutions for commodity markets.
Fleur is a Sales Manager covering Europe. This French Londoner studied in Paris and in the United Kingdom, where she helped create the first polo team in her school! Upon graduation, Fleur worked in the fields of Sales / Account Management in various companies, including Third Bridge. She is one of Kpler’s first hires at the London Office, which was launched in 2018. Every single day, she puts in relentless energy at work towards helping Kpler grow in Europe!
Ophélie joined Kpler in 2018 as a trainee, after a Master in Intercultural Management acquired in Argentina. Being from the French island - Reunion, she is passionate about working and living internationally, haven completed a gap year in Budapest where she worked in an international HR consulting firm. At the end of her internship at Kpler, Ophélie joined the team for a full time position as People Operations Specialist! Ophélie is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Creole from the Reunion!
Our NGL analyst Ilya, is a Russian native. He studied in Sweden and the Czech Republic where he obtained a Master's degree in international management. His first professional experience was with Rocket Internet in Munich before joining Kpler in 2016. His journey at Kpler kicked off with his role as an account manager for 18 months, and in 2018, Ilya joined the Analysis squad where he has been specialising in the Natural Gas Liquids market. Within three years, Ilya saw Kpler grow from 25 to 100 employees, and open 4 offices abroad!
After graduating from Sharif University in Tehran as an engineer, Homa continued her studies at the French Institute of Petroleum where she specialized in energy economics. Homa joined Kpler in 2017 as an LPG market analyst before moving to refined products. Thanks to her excellent knowledge of the market, Homa is involved in the constant improvement of Kpler products which includes more and more commodities and features.
Cassie grew up in the UK and moved to Paris in 2016, after studying French & Computing Science at the University of Glasgow. She joined Kpler's Analytics & Delivery team in 2018 as a front-end developer, where she works on the web app, mobile app, and client API to give customers access to Kpler's market information.
Since 2014, Kpler has been a pioneer in using the possibilities offered by modern data technologies to the benefit of commodity market players. Our proprietary algorithms systematically aggregate and process raw data from hundreds of sources, to deliver market players with high-frequency and actionable market information. Our clients span from world-leading trading houses, industrial and shipping companies, as well as financial players. By providing full transparency over commodity movements, Kpler enables them to drive new opportunities and make better-informed decisions for their businesses. Kpler has a footprint in every major commodity market hub and keeps expanding at a fast pace in each region of the world.
Kpler is looking for passionate people who want to put their talents to the service of a growing international and multicultural company.
Do you like working with people from all around the world? Are you passionate about data, predictive models and want to create powerful, innovative and global products? Are you fascinated by international exchanges, and more particularly by the field of commodities? Do you want to progress quickly and take responsibility in a fast-growing company? Join the adventure!
What you would probably like at Kpler
- From a start-up, Kpler has become an international company with seven offices worldwide and over 100 employees. This fast-paced growth has been achieved solely organically, without any reliance on venture capital - a unique case in the data industry.
- Being international is part of Kpler's DNA. Every day, 100 employees of more than 15 different nationalities spread across three continents work together to build a unique product. English is the working language at Kpler, but you will also find Russian, Chinese, Iranian or Spanish speakers and more!
- Kpler places a premium on the location and quality of its offices. Kpler offices are located in the most liveliest and trendiest neighborhoods. Our offices are places of exchange and lively discussions that welcome meetups, aperitifs, yoga classes or even cinema sessions ...