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Sébastien Rupin - Keepeek CTO

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February 13, 2020
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Sébastien Rupin was appointed CTO in October 2019.

Discover, in his interview, his career history, his role at Keepeek and his challenges in 2020!

Career History

I started working in 1998 as a developer. Pretty soon I became a project manager in a software firm. In 2006, I left to join Pages Jaunes as a programmer within a large team. Three years later, I became the head of the development team, two years after that the integration team, and then also the quality assurance team.

Arrival at Keepeek

This is what attracted Keepeek to my profile: that multi-team aspect. I joined Keepeek to manage only the integration team, but with the aim of managing other entities later on. After three months, I took over the management of the quality assurance team because we needed to start implementing automation. In March 2019, I also took over the support team, which is closely linked to quality assurance.

Role at Keepeek

When I arrived, I took charge of a fairly young integration team that was very focused on the execution of tasks. I quickly started to establish a culture of continuous improvement and reassessement of practices. What could we change to go faster? What difficulties did we face on a daily basis?

I also wanted tobring an overall consistency to the team: where everyone in theteam can do a little bit of everything, help each other, and break down theobstacles. They really liked this idea. It encouragedautonomy, in an environment based on trust.

Regarding quality assurance, I began the test automation work, essential to keep up with the pace of Keepeek's ever increasing velocity.

In October 2019, we decided, along with Keepeek management, to create a technical direction for a better coordination of all the technical teams (integration, R&


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