Our team

Pierre Marmignon
CEO, Norskale

« L’envie de satisfaire nos clients, de nous surpasser et d’innover est notre devise quotidienne »

Respected as a top European expert for desktop and application delivery, Pierre is a pioneer and a leading voice in the worldwide technical community. Since 2003, he has developed and managed the Citrix team for two Citrix platinum partners, delivering Citrix environments now in use across several French Fortune 100 companies.

Pierre is also internationally recognized for developing indispensible automation scripts and tools that industrialize Citrix integration and management, that are in production today within thousands of enterprise organizations. He runs the popular community site CitrixTools.net (now part of Norskale.com), and is a regular contributor to BrianMadden.com and other cutting-edge industry websites. Pierre is one of the most awarded Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) worldwide, and is currently a CTP Alumni.

The success of and demand for Pierre’s automation technologies led to his vision and establishment of Norskale.

Patrick Lalanne
COO, Norskale

« L’envie de satisfaire nos clients, de nous surpasser et d’innover est notre devise quotidienne »

Patrick holds a master’s degree in Finance and International Business Administration, and has over 13 years of hands-on experience in the IT and Finance industries. After managing Investor Relations at AGF (Allianz Group), he achieved top performer status as Sales Manager and Key Account Manager for Sogeti (Capgemini Group), one of the largest IT service companies in Europe.

Prior to joining Norskale, Patrick was responsible for the business development of App-DNA in France and Switzerland, and with his extensive knowledge of partner management, he helped establish App-DNA as a leader in the application delivery market. Patrick was also heavily involved in the integration of App-DNA at Citrix, a project that eventually led to Citrix’s acquisition of App-DNA in 2011.

Since joining the Norskale team in 2012, Patrick has played a key role in delivering Norskale technologies to enterprise customers worldwide. Prior to his COO role, he headed the company’s Sales and Finance departments, and in two years, he reengineered the Norskale sales methodology, strengthened the go-to-market model, and grew revenue by almost 200 percent.

Bernard Harguindeguy
Chairman, Norskale

« L’envie de satisfaire nos clients, de nous surpasser et d’innover est notre devise quotidienne »

Bernard is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of operating experience in high-technology companies. He is a company builder and a specialist in identifying great products and big markets early. He currently serves on a number of boards, including as Chairman of Norskale and Chairman of Booshaka. Mr. Harguindeguy was most recently the Chairman and CEO of Atlantis Computing, which he built from the ground up.

Prior to Atlantis Computing, Mr. Harguindeguy was the CEO of GreenBorder, a company that he sold to Google in 2007 (technology morphed into Chrome), board member at Sygate Technologies (acquired by Symantec), Chairman of the Board at BorderWare (acquired by WatchGuard), CEO of WorldTalk (NASDAQ – acquired by Tumbleweed Communications), and EVP/GM at Critical Path and Novell. He is also a member of the University of California Irvine School of Engineering Leadership Council.

Bernard holds an MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of California Irvine.

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