Francois Koutchouk
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  • Las Vegas,
  • Nevada,
  • United States
Member Since: 2003/10/06
Industry: Computer & IT
Top Skills:
Lotus IBM
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CEO
EscapeNotes
June 2010 – Present
The only independent application assessment and point-to-point migration engine for Lotus Notes.  Move to the cloud.  Get mobile.
Over 1 million Notes apps assessed over 14 years. Over 5 years of automated migration to Salesforce and other platforms for some of the largest companies around the world.
Acting CEO
Cap Epsilon
2007 – Present
The world's smallest and fastest search engine, capable of finding any pattern in any character set such as Arabic, DNA sequences or Fourier transforms of sound and images.  Three patents.  Runs without degradation on mobile phones, routers and micro-Linux instances.
Chairman
TaDah Corp
September 2003 – Present
Parent corporation of a family of companies at the delicate intersection of electronics and software:  
- EscapeNotes: proprietary software to get off Lotus Notes and into the cloud and mobile computing
- TaDah IoT: Internet of Things (IoT) expertise born of years developing electronics to manage lighting (LED) and energy
- Atlantic Decisions: deep practical custom software development services for many of the largest corporations around the world
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Education
Northeastern University
M.B.A.
MIS
1984 – 1986
Paris IX Dauphine
M.S.
Applied Economics
1980 – 1984
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Full Biography

A creative, curious, highly intelligent, slightly maverick technologist who specialises in turning technology into practical and profitable business uses. A long, strong combination of business and technology experience means Francois can bridge business and technology to design and implement solutions which answer business needs without crippling IT departments.
Possesses industrial-strength leadership skills, honed in positions including Chief Technology Officer in newly funded companies including PrimeStreet (commercial lending), First2File (intellectual property), Chart Links (health-care), PromoGuide (retail marketing), Expo2.net (trade shows), and Powerphone (emergency response systems).

A small sampling of Francois' portfolio of deliveries includes:
* Complex, high-volume data migrations e.g. Lotus Notes to Salesforce, Azure, Office365, AWS etc.
* Bringing to market of Steve Jobs vision at NeXT and Ray Ozzie’s at Lotus Notes
* Mission-critical projects e.g., Powerphone 911 response system, Citibank Worldwide Home Banking, and IBM Intellectual Property
* Consulting on business impact of a variety of technologies, including communications, security
* Collaboration technology, starting with Lotus Notes beta 1.0 in 1989

Specialties:
* Cloud & mobile apps, security, patents, enterprise infrastructure, technology valuation and M&A.

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Languages
English
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French
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

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Current: Level 2
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