Management Team

Philippe Motet - CTO

As Chief Technical Officer, Philippe Motet is responsible for managing the technical side of Active Circle including the overall design and development of Active Circle products as well as customer support and professional services. Philippe provides technology and product leadership on identifying new market opportunities, technological trends and customer needs. With more than 20 years of experience, Philippe brings to Active Circle a proven track record in high growth storage software companies and is an expert in assisting organizations transition from traditional storage processes to more agile techniques by designing and developing new approaches in areas such as backup, archiving, HSM and file systems. 
 
Prior to Active Circle Philippe Motet served at Atempo for 8 years as VP of Engineering after spending 9 years at Dorotech as Senior Developer and VP of R&D in optical storage technologies. Philippe Motet holds a Masters Degree from Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (Supelec) in Paris.

Philippe Boyon - Marketing & Business Development

Philippe Boyon joined Active Circle as VP of Marketing in July 2007. His responsibility covers communication, product marketing as well as operational marketing and product strategy. Philippe is a seasoned executive in marketing fast-growing startup companies and brings a strong expertise in leveraging technologies leading to successful OEM agreements. Prior to joining Active Circle, he was leading the marketing department of the OEM division of Microsoft France, where he was in charge of marketing campaigns for pre-installed license business, supporting PC and server manufacturers such as HP, NEC, Toshiba and Acer.
 
Before that, he was VP, Product and VP of Marketing at Atempo, where he gained a strong expertise in the storage and data management market and technologies. He started his career as international presales consultant at Business Objects. Philippe holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris.