The executive team

At the root of Kardinal, four mathematics, technology and logistics enthusiasts whose ambition is to revolutionize tomorrow’s Supply Chain.

Jonathan Bouaziz, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Kardinal

As a logistics expert with a passion for technology, Jonathan has acquired substantial experience in transport issues. He founded Kardinal in 2015 with the ambition of creating the first continuous route optimization solution for the supply chain to meet the new needs of the market.

Raphaël de Castilla, Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder of Kardinal

As an expert in route optimization, Raphaël has been working with logistics companies for over 25 years, helping them go digital and reduce their logistical costs. Initially Sales Director of Loxane/PTV Group, he became General Manager for 3 years before joining Kardinal as CRO in 2019.

Hugo Farizon, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of Kardinal

With a strong technical background from the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Hugo started his career as a LeadDev at BENSE and Augusta Reeves. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded several startups in the video game industry before co-founding Kardinal with Jonathan and Cédric.

Cédric Hervet, Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Kardinal

With a PhD in Mathematics, Cédric began his career as Head of Data Science at NP6, where he oversaw product strategy and managed a team of 20 Data Scientists. At Kardinal, he relies on his skills in Operations Research to design the intelligent systems that will optimize the Supply Chain of tomorrow.

Meet the whole team

Our team is our greatest pride. Today, Kardinal is a team of more than 25 experts, united around a project and common values.

Guillaume, R&D Engineer

Frédéric, R&D Engineer

Matthieu, Back-End Developer

Perrine, Head of Marketing

Alexandre, Back-End Developer

Hyoseok, R&D Engineer

Camille, Front-End Developer

Hélène, Content Manager

Clémentine, R&D Engineer

Alexandre, Back-End Developer

Michael, Front-End Developer

Cyrille, Lead QA

Mehdi, Customer Success Manager

Olivier, Back-End Developer


Louis, Front-End Developer


Rémi, DevOps


John, Optimization Consultant


Fabrice, Product Designer

Jean-Baptiste Kardinal

Jean-Baptiste, Sales Account Executive

Simon Kardinal

Simon, Field Event Marketing Manager

Our experts in the spotlight

Meet our talented employees and discover their unique backgrounds and exciting jobs!

Our Advisors

David Binks

With over 35 years of experience, David Binks is a recognized leader in the Logistics industry. Former President of FedEx in Europe and CEO of TNT following the acquisition by FedEx.

Pascal Boris

With 40 years of experience in investment banking, notably as CEO of BNP Paribas UK & Switzerland, Pascal Boris is now a Business Angel and supports startups in their development.

Christophe Chausson

As a pioneer in capital raising in France, Christophe Chausson has over 30 years of experience in venture capital. Founder and CEO of Chausson Finance, he is the Business of over 140 companies.

Bertrand Diard

As a serial entrepreneur, Bertrand Diard was co-founder and CEO of Talend. He is Partner at Serena Capital and help to launch Data Venture, the 1st European fund dedicated to data and AI.

Philippe Hemard

After 17 years at Amazon, notably as Vice President Logistics Europe, Philippe Hemard founded his own consulting company and teaches Supply Chain Management at university.

David Taieb

After founding a holding familiale company, David Taieb created BT Immo Group, specialized in real estate investment and promoter of the e-Valley project, the largest e-logistics park in Europe.