Leveraging the power of modern Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, Dathena delivers breakthrough, petabyte-scale solutions with unprecedented accuracy, efficiency, and speed that build consumer trust in a digital world and ensure the “privacy and data security protection journey.”
Dathena brings a new paradigm to data privacy and security. In a world of ever-growing information, regulation, and consumer privacy expectations, enterprises around the globe rely on Dathena to identify, classify and control sensitive data, reduce risks, and enhance their data protection framework.
Founded in 2016, Dathena continues to grow with offices in Singapore, Bangkok, Geneva, Lausanne, Paris, and New York City, Dathena employs more than 70 people, including the world’s top data scientists and information risk experts.
Christophe Aulnette has 30 years of experience across Europe and Asia developing and managing global companies within the broad technology sector. Christophe spent 17 years at Microsoft, where he first held enterprise management positions in France before heading to Tokyo in 1998 as General Manager, Asia Business Development and then President for South Asia (7 subsidiaries, $300M revenue) based in Singapore. In 2001, he returned to France to take over as President of Microsoft France, the company’s 5th largest subsidiary with a turnover of $1B. Following his career at Microsoft, Christophe has been CEO of Altran Technologies, a French headquartered, publicly listed Engineering and IT Services company with a turnover of €1.5B, and Netgem, a NYSE/Euronext listed Telcom company.
Christophe holds a Master of Science degree from Telecom ParisTech ("Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications"), one of the top French public institutions of higher education and research.
Christopher Muffat is Dathena’s Founder and CEO. He has over ten years’ experience in information security risk management, including leading the internal SwissLeaks digital forensics investigation for HSBC and thereafter acting as Head of Information Risk Management for Barclays Bank in Europe and Asia Pacific. Chris also acted as a Senior Security Analyst for Emirates Airlines, where he conducted research on cybersecurity risk in safety-critical systems.
Chris holds a degree in Network Administration from ISG and a Bachelor’s in IT from Infosup.
When not geeking out over cool, futuristic technology, Chris enjoys martial arts, snowboarding and walking his dog.
Tania is Dathena’s Chief Science Officer, leading the company’s global R&D team in the design and development of Dathena’s technology vision. In addition to driving Dathena’s R&D capabilities and technical strategy, Tania also manages Dathena’s intellectual property program and maintains Dathena’s scientific standards within the industry.
She holds a Ph. D in Applied Mathematics and has over 10 years’ experience in data analytics and artificial intelligence (ML/DL/NLP/CV).
As an NLP enthusiast, Tania regularly takes part in data science conferences globally as a speaker and trainer. In her free time, Tania loves painting and travelling as well as reading books on psychology and other scientific topics.
As Head of Sales and Operations - Europe, Antoine is responsible for the smooth operations of Dathena’s day-to-day activities. Actively involved in business development, strategy execution and managing hardware procurement and logistics, Antoine also serves as brand ambassador, ensuring global visibility for the company, promoting its team, its culture and its products through public speaking events.Prior to Dathena, Antoine managed operations for high-end brands from Paris to Los Angeles before creating his own strategic consulting business in New Caledonia.
Antoine holds a B.A. in European Economy and Management from Abertay University and a MSc. in International Affairs from ICN Business School.
A seasoned traveller and an aviation aficionado, Antoine likes to travel to remote and untouched places.
Mark leads Dathena’s Sales & Operations team in Asia Pacific, whose responsibilities include all customer-facing activities, from marketing & communications to business development, sales, partnerships and through to implementation & post-implementation support. Mark started his career in finance before spending 10 years in strategic commercial roles across various sectors including renewable energy and commodities. Prior to joining Dathena, Mark led Sales & Business Development in APAC for an aerospace start-up, where he focused on the commercialization of the company’s data products. He is passionate about the applied use of technology and its power to build a better world.
Mark has been living and working across Asia since 2006 and holds a B.A. (Hons) in East Asian Studies from Brown University and an MBA from INSEAD.
A true citizen of the world, Mark has lived and worked across three continents, speaks five languages, and has travelled to over 90 countries.
Philippe serves as President of Dathena Switzerland, and has been a Director of Dathena Science, its parent company, since 2017. Philippe started his career in finance before spending 25 years building, managing and chairing various technology organizations. Prior to joining Dathena, Philippe founded and spent 8 years as Chairman of Nexthink. Philippe is passionate about educating and helping the new generation of entrepreneurs, particularly in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility.
In 2017, Philippe started lecturing about data protection at UCL’s School of Law.
As Dathena’s lead of Product Strategy, Ivan is responsible for translating the needs of Dathena’s target customers into compelling solutions, leveraging our pioneering Artificial Intelligence.
He works with Dathena’s Board and CEO, Chris Muffat, to define corporate strategic initiatives, and implement our company vision through our Product Roadmap. Prior to Dathena, Ivan has 7 years experience in growth strategy and digital transformation for Financial Services, Technology and Government clients.
Gabriel is Dathena’s Head of Product Management, bringing together teams across functions to build products from conception to launch. He bridges the technical and business worlds in order to design products that customers love to use. He works closely with the R&D, design and business teams to bring Dathena to market efficiently.
Gabriel holds a MSc. in Automated Systems Engineering from CentraleSupélec, a top tier engineering school in Paris. He also holds a Master’s degree in Management & Business Administration from IGR-IAE Rennes.
In his free time, Gabriel likes to play tennis and wakeboard. He is also a big fan of Mölkky, a Finnish throwing game.
Prisca is Dathena’s Lead Field Data Scientist, specializing in writing software in Scala and coordinating between Dathena’s backend and R&D teams to bring research projects into production. She joined Dathena in Singapore after her studies and has since moved back to Switzerland to open the company’s Lausanne R&D office. Prisca leads key workstreams that help continuously improve the company’s proprietary classification prediction systems by implementing new A.I. techniques, as well as detecting anomalies hidden in a large amount of data.
Prisca holds BSc. and MSc. degrees in Computer Science from Lausanne’s EPFL school, with a specialization in internet information systems.
Prisca is an avid skier and loves spending her weekends in the mountains. She also enjoys playing her favourite classical pieces on the piano and is currently learning jazz.
Jeremie is Dathena’s Solutions Architect, operating at the intersection of technology, product development and project deployment: he designs and leads the implementation of the company’s cybersecurity products. Combining Dathena’s research and development capabilities, he helps address each client’s challenges in unique and innovative ways. As a cybersecurity subject matter expert, he’s responsible for the software engineering, infrastructure and security teams while providing ethical hacking mentoring and guidance.
Jeremie holds a Master’s of Engineering degree in Computer Science, with a specialty in system, network and security.
In his free time, Jeremie enjoys skydiving and exploring new areas of technology, related or unrelated to his daily work.
Lylian Kieffer serves as Dathena’s Chief Technology Officer, where he oversees platform development efforts and infrastructure. He is a technical leader experienced in building and operating large SaaS platforms.
He served as EVP Engineering and Operations at App Annie, market leader in analytics and market data for the global mobile app economy, where he was instrumental in scaling up the company to reach 100MM USD ARR. Prior to that, he acted as Director of Engineering at Compuware, focusing on building and deploying the mobile part of their Web monitoring platform. From 2000 to 2008 he occupied several engineering roles in different start-ups in Paris. Originating from France, where he obtained a degree in computer science, Lylian has lived in the USA, China and now resides in Singapore.
Lylian is a avid runner and is an active participant in events. He has finished 4th in the 2018 Greatwall half-marathon.
Previously a trade officer for the Embassy of Israel, Thomas worked closely with startups from the Start-Up Nation. Thomas holds a BSc. In Economics and a Masters of IT in Business Analytics from the Singapore Management University.
Thomas enjoys learning about new technologies and his break-dancing moves, beginning with the Flare, are sure to impress anyone.
Pavel works as a Client Solutions Manager out of Dathena’s Geneva office, where he uses his experience, knowledge of Swiss regulations & data protection laws and technical background to gather client needs and provide them with tailored solutions to solve their specific problems. Prior to joining Dathena, Pavel worked for Barclays Bank, in their Risk Management & Cybersecurity department.
Pavel holds a BSc.in Information Technology from HEIG-VD and an MSc. from EPFL in Computer Science.
Pavel has always been interested in cybersecurity, AI and innovative technologies. In his free time, he enjoys playing football and basketball. Pavel is a big fan of the Philadelphia 76ers, and in particular their All-Star center, Joel Embiid.
Olivier is Dathena’s Group Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for all financial functions including accounting, audit, tax as well as corporate finance, financing strategy and investor relations. Olivier started his career in investment banking, working successively for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Ernst & Young (EY) and Charcot Capital, advising on mergers & acquisitions, capital structuring as well as fundraising strategies.
Olivier holds an engineering degree in Optical Sciences from the Institut d’Optique and an MSc. in International Finance from HEC School of Management.
Olivier is a passionate diver and, when not focused on monitoring Dathena’s financial performance, he enjoys exploring the Pacific Ocean’s underwater world.
Girija is Dathena’s Executive Vice-President for Sales & Partnerships. Based in Singapore, she has over two decades of leadership experience in Sales, Business Development, Strategy & Transformation and Service Delivery, having led large global teams across multiple geographies.
Prior to Dathena, Girija spent 16.5 years at Hewlett Packard Enterprise where she focused on driving new business around Hybrid Cloud & Digital Transformation for large enterprises.
She has also successfully launched next-gen business models and scaled new revenue streams in areas like DevOps and managed services.
She is passionate about mentoring women and upcoming talent and has built high performing teams that are diverse & inclusive.
Eleonore leads the Client Solutions team in APAC & Europe – in this global role, her responsibilities include to foster the relationship with the client, in order to ensure a smooth delivery, and a high-quality support post-implementation.
She has over 11 years' experience in Financial Services, from trading activities to leading technology project deployments at a large scale. With a consulting background, her different roles has also led Eleonore to establish a regional office and operations in Asia for a large corporation, working closely with start-ups in the region.
She has lived in Japan and the Philippines and have been working in Singapore for the last past 7 years.
Eleonore is also the co-founder of Live With AI think tank, which gathers thought leaders, researchers, decision-makers, from Asia and Europe, to lead working groups and research projects on the positive impacts of artificial intelligence on our society.