WHO

/ intelligent sound art /

We Create Smart Listening Objects

Arnaud Perret
Founder / CEO
Sam Hickmann
Advisor
Antoine Level
Advisor
Antoine Chabert
Partner, Sound Engineer
Xavier Houy
Designer
Pierre Voreux
Co Founder / CTO Hardware
Tuyen Pham
Shareholder, Sound Engineer
Benoit Pallandre
Sound Engineer
Vincent Travaglini
DSP Engineer
Laurence Duarte
Strategy & Marketing Advisor
Mathieu Fiorenti
Digital Expert
Alexandre Papuli
Senior Web Product Manager
Guillaume Dumortier
Growth Hacker
Louis Pernat
Shareholder
Jean-Claude Bontaz
Shareholder
Julien Dussaix
Shareholder

Arnaud Perret

Founder / CEO

Musical Vibes: Eclectic and wide-ranging, from Classical to Rap, Jazz, and Electro. Huge fan of Daft Punk and Kendrick Lamar.

Arnaud Perret is the Funky Sound Studio leader and creator of the brand DEBUSSY. He began his career in startups at early age. He has acquired solid knowledge in the field of online marketing, lead acquisition and traffic monetization.

Today at 31, he is specialized and experienced in new technologies. Trendy and ahead of this time, he uses his flair and expertise in new technologies and big data to create disruptive products, both useful and attractive.

With a successful experience in the market of innovative technology products, whether at Startup Maker Studio startups Grenoble, hexo + or iBubble Camera, it gathers all its expertise in hardware, software and data, to offer to passionate music in search of his true revolutionary audio products that combine high-tech, Artificial Intelligence and the best available audio providers.

Sam Hickmann

Advisor

Music Vibes: Sam is a curious, open-minded Music lover. From jazz to rap via electro, R&B, Reggae, indie rock… Recently he became an active listener of white noise; this pleasant buzzing sound helps to sharpen memory, improve focus, and relax.

Sam Hickmann, serial entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Joy, a connected children’s watch startup, who has raised more than $ 2 million in pre-sales through crowdfunding campaigns, is one of our dedicated adviser helping the team and sharing their experience and know-how.

Antoine Level

Advisor

Antoine Level is our second very dedicated advisor, CEO and co-founder of Squadrone System.

Antoine Chabert

Partner, Sound Engineer

Antoine Chabert has been an engineer specializing in ‘Mastering’ for 10 years. In his studio, many passionate artists use his expertise to the best mastering of their album.  He won 3 Grammy awards in 2013, record of the year: Get Lucky Daft Punk, Album of the year: Random Access Memories Daft Punk, Best Engineered Album non-Classical: Random Access Memories Daft Punk.

Xavier Houy

Designer

Music Vibes: As a curious, humanist, open-minded and sensitive designer, Xavier listens to many artists, Daft Punk, Joy Division, Lou Reed, Petit Biscuit, Sophie Milman, Red Hot Chili P, Woodstock, David Guetta, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, The Avener, Féloche… Very heteroclite but so sexy.

Xavier Houy is a product designer sharing his time between Paris, Hong-Kong, and Boston. He is well known in the design of symbolic looking objects like the QOOQ kitchen tablet and the recent connected things like the COGITO watches and the MOTHER for SEN.SE. For his work, Xavier received several international design awards among them: the Platinum A’ Design, the Red Dot Design, the Green Good Design, the Observeur du Design.

Pierre Voreux

Co Founder / CTO Hardware

Musical Vibes: Everything about Rock’n’Roll! Huge fan of bash & Pop and the Rolling Stones of course.

Pierre Voreux is a skillful engineer, development, and industrialization of technological products expert. He has worked for eight years in Silicon Valley.

Tuyen Pham

Shareholder, Sound Engineer

Music Vibes: Tuyen thinks that the best musical instrument is the Voice. He affectionates listening beautiful voices like Adele, Sia, Whitney Houston.

Tuyen Pham is head of A-Volute, a company specializing in 3D audio innovation since its creation in 2004.
He is an expert in audio technologies, technology licensing and connoisseur of the consumer electronics market.

Benoit Pallandre

Sound Engineer

Musical vibes: Brought up in classical music, Blues and Jazz are a must on a daily basis… then… crank up the amps to 11 and play some Rock&RoOoOoll !!
(The 3 Kings, Robben Ford, Gary Moore, Jimi Hendrix, Omar Sosa, Esbjörn Svensson Trio, and countless more…)

Benoit Pallandre is an audio engineer, expert in immersive sound, with a genuine passion for music, sound for picture, and the physics of sound.
Highly creative, he has over 15 years of experience in the sound industry. Starting an early age, recording orchestras, Benoît has since evolved and is today recording, designing and mixing sound on various projects, amongst them major events all around the world.
You can spot Benoît in theatres, on film sets, or in the studio experimenting and developing new innovative techniques… he is an accomplished audio engineer who works to improve the sound experience for everybody.

 

Vincent Travaglini

DSP Engineer

Musical Vibes: Multi-instrumentalist and music lover, Vincent listens to nearly everything following his moods; from classical music to electronica, through hip-hop, ambient, rock’n’roll, and techno. His today’s playlists contain Jacques Brel, Franck Zappa, Aphex twin, the Beastie Boys, Boards of Canada, Tony Allen, The Clash, Air, and many others.

Vincent Travaglini is an expert in Digital Signal Processing and cross-platform programming. His specializations include research of audio/data/image processing algorithms, development of optimized real-time or offline implementations, as well as programming of generic cross-platform applications.

Laurence Duarte

Strategy & Marketing Advisor

Music Vibes: Following her mood, very curious, Spotify addict,   Laurence listens to many Music genres, sound, and beats. Starting her day with some pop (CamelPhat & Elderbrook (Cola)), continuing with uplifting songs  (Our corner of the Universe from K.S Rhoads), enjoying her evening with her favorite American Jazz Singer Billie Holiday.  Her favorite love song? “Ma plus belle histoire d’Amour” from the French Icon Barbara. 

Laurence Duarte is a  Global Strategy Director and High Impact Communication Leader. She has been a business-value adder and idea protector for more than 20 years. She has used her experience and knowledge in strategy and communication to help companies develop, manage, and grow their ideas into a profitable reality. She has done this with businesses across the world—from Europe to China to the United States—and in industries including the NGO and public sector, retail and commercial, arts and culture, luxury and tourism, pharmaceutical industries, high-tech corporations, and automotive industries.

Mathieu Fiorenti

Digital Expert

Music Vibes:  Al Green, Chico Buarque, Daptone, Elza Soares, Vinicius de Moraes, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Lalo Schifrin, Baden Powell, Run D.M.C., The Supremes, Michael Jackson, Sarah Vaughan, … The list goes on and on, obvious for a  Music Junkie like Mathieu. 

Mathieu Fiorenti has been a Digital Marketing expert and a business developer for  15 years. he is the owner of brandTube.fr. a blog and consulting offer helping brands with their YouTube and Branded Content strategy.

Alexandre Papuli

Senior Web Product Manager

Musical Vibes: For me, music is like a travel and I can say that I ‘travel’ almost every day. I mainly listen to electro and hip-hop music. Huge fan of Degiheugi. Chinese Man or Chill Bump …

Aexandre Papuli is senior web project manager. He has expertise in SEO, SEM, affiliate, coding, design and marketing.
He worked in various web agencies before working for an affiliate network.  As an entrepreneur, he also started his own business in order to monetize his own private website network. Today, Alexandre joins the team to devote his skills to the Debussy project.

Guillaume Dumortier

Growth Hacker

Music Vibes:  Guillaume has been a fan of Daft Punk since 1997. He enjoys listening for hours,  the craft and imagination of the French duo’s mixture of electronic genres — techno, house, disco. To move his body in a groovy way, he loves to listen “Music Sounds Better with You” (Stardust/Daft Punk). 

Guillaume Dumortier is a marketing executive with 12 years experience in the tech, telco, retail, and CPG industries. With his company, the Growth Concierge, a growing marketing agency he is helping startups get early traction, find product /market fit, refine and map their ideal user profiles, and activate their acquisition channels.

Louis Pernat

Shareholder

Music Vibes: Louis is a Jazz lover, for him, one the greatest Jazzman is Charles Mingus, the quintessence of a complex jazz both explosive and tender.

Louis Pernat, is an industrial based in Haute Savoie, its Bouverat-Pernat group has its origins in the early twentieth century and in 2011 he received the SAP Award of Industrial Excellence.

Jean-Claude Bontaz

Shareholder

Musical Vibes: Firstly attracted by 60’s rock’n roll, he studied blues and jazz. Former stage guitarist, he has developed his culture around this instrument. Chuck Berry, Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, BB King, Eric Clapton, Richie Blackmore, Dany Gatton, David Gilmour, Paco Lucia, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt, John McLaughlin, Al Di Mola, Biréli Lagrène, … In 2014 he created his record label SINGLE BEL.


Jean-Claude BONTAZ grew up in a family business of a large French industrial who has developed a network of production plants at competitive costs on several continents. In 2008, he also founded a self-storage network on Haute-Savoie.

Julien Dussaix

Shareholder

Julien Dussaix  is an industrial based in Haute Savoie. His company César Vuarchex, one of the oldest in the Haute Savoie region created at the end of the 19th century, supplied pieces and blanks for Swiss watchmakers. In 2010 the company merged with Enricau to become Alpen’Tech.