Zentyal, developer of easy IT solutions for small business, has announced today that the lead developer of the OpenChange project Julien Kerihuel joins the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, Kerihuel will be responsible for defining and driving Zentyal’s technology strategy to ensure the fulfillment of the company vision of bringing SMBs and their local IT providers all-in-one IT solutions that are easy to use.
“Julien brings to Zentyal unique insight and experience in technologies such as MS Exchange Server, Active Directory and Samba 4.0. Both his background and vision are essential to our business strategy and expansion plans. I am thrilled to have him on board” said Ignacio Correas, CEO of Zentyal.
Most recently, Kerihuel was the CTO of OpenChange Ltd. and the lead developer of the OpenChange project, that provides a portable open source implementation of Microsoft Exchange Server and Exchange protocols. Previously, Kerihuel was Project Manager and Information Security Professor at the Open Source Laboratory of EPITECH (L’Ecole de L’Innovation et de L’Expertise Informatique) in Paris, France.
Julien Kerihuel was born in Paris in 1981. He received a degree in Computer Engineering and Masters in Information Technology from EPITECH in 2005. During his studies he worked as a Kernel developer and Security auditor as well as a software developer.