FOundeR & CEO

Executive Mentoring & Head Hunting

Sector Expertise

IT & Telecom

Digital & Web



Personal Expertise

Executive Search

Executive Mentoring

Strategic Business Development


HR Strategies


  • 25 years of professional experience in Sales Management and General Management.
  • 17 years in the IT sector (software, services, networks/telecom).
  • 13 years within North American companies including 7 years at an international level and notably VP Europe at Quick Eagle Networks (a US manufacturer).
  • Founder and CEO of ALCANDRE.


  • Olivier has created and developed 3 companies (a software editor, an American start-up in Southern Europe, and an executive search agency).
  • He has managed business development activities in France and Europe, created sales offices in Germany and in the Netherlands and has directed an EMEA business unit.
  • Olivier conducts executive search missions, advises entrepreneurs and ensures the professional reorientation of senior managers; he is also a senior mentor for the HEC network.

Companies and positions held

Olivier started his carreer by creating the software publishing and IT solutions integrator named Hardware Engineering. He then:

  • Joined the software publisher Evolution France (a subsidiary of IBM France) and
  • Worked successively for three North American Networking/Telecom manufacturers
    • as Key Account Manager at General DataComm
    • then became BU Director for Telco/Carriers at Nortel Networks 
    • then Director of Southern Europe 
      and finaly Vice-President Europe at Quick Eagle Networks.
  • In 2006, Olivier began a new career as an executive search consultant.
  • In 2009, he created ALCANDRE, an international executive search agency.

Olivier is a graduate in Computer Engineering (MSC from ESIEA) and has an Executive MBA from HEC.