Who we are

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We are BIM and modeling experts dedicated to empowering construction and manufacturing professionals to digitize and industrialize their processes to improve performance and build a sustainable tomorrow.

At Graitec, we work with our customers to power their projects with digital transformation from the design to the construction phase.

Our goal? To walk by your side every step of the way so that you can work faster, smarter and more efficiently, making your organization future-proof.

 

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Our metrics

270 000 users

GRAITEC is customer obsessed and active in 18 countries: as a VAR and as a leading BIM applications developer and expert.

$300 million in revenue

Thanks to its organic growth and to numerous acquisitions in Europe and North America, Graitec is experiencing exponential international growth.

700 experts worldwide

With more than 300 BIM consultants and 100 new hires in 2021.

Discover our story

With more than 30 years in the industry, we know how to be your partner in a world where change is the new normal, and we always strive to enable our customers to gain an increased competitive advantage thanks to BIM and modeling.

GRAITEC Executive Committee

Who we are | GRAITEC Group

Manuel Liedot – CEO

Having graduated with a structural engineering degree from ESTP in Paris, I joined Graitec in 1993 to pursue my passion for not only the industry, but how I could bring technology into the workplace and help companies work more effectively.

I was co-inventor of the French leading Rebar design and detailing software Arche (together with the founder of Graitec, Francis Guillemard and the now V.P of AEC at Autodesk, Nicolas Mangon).

Having worked in software engineering, customer support, product management, and business development I now lead Graitec globally. I am extremely proud to serve as CEO, as Graitec has a high industry vision for the future, extremely loyal clients, and over 700 highly skilled staff.

Alexis Cornu Thenard – CFO

Alexis has 25 years of experience in the Tech & Software industry in various functions and countries (France, Gabon, US, Hong-Kong, UK).

He started his career at PwC as an auditor before starting or contributing to the successful growth of several international start-ups and PE-backed companies such as Arkadin (NTT Group).

He’s also an Investor and Board member.

At Graitec he leads Finance, M&A, and Operations.

Who we are | GRAITEC Group
Who we are | GRAITEC Group

Edouard MAUREL – Chief of Staff

Edouard joined Graitec in 2021 as Chief of Staff.

With his team of Transformation Officers, Edouard supports each function to harmonize Graitec’s ways of working to deliver complex and transversal projects.

Before joining Graitec, Edouard worked for almost a decade at McKinsey and Company.

Ionel Dragu – CTO

Ionel joined Graitec in 2000, with academic and professional achievements that include completing a PhD in Electronics and Communication, working as Lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest.

His journey at Graitec started with his role as R&D Manager, leading the development of Graitec software, such as the star-product Advance Design, Advance PowerPack, and Advance Steel (bought by Autodesk, in 2013). Today, Ionel is Graitec’s CTO, with a team of more than 100 people split between Software Engineering (R&D) and the IT Department.

Who we are | GRAITEC Group
Who we are | GRAITEC Group

 Audrey Beauvillard – CHRO

Audrey is a passionate HR leader whose goal is to make a deep business impact through our employee value proposition.

After graduating in Social Laws & HR in France, she honed her HR expertise over a long career with Microsoft where she spent almost 20 years navigating from local to global HR roles, moving from expert positions in Comp & Ben, Organization Capabilities,

Talent Management or Acquisition, to generalist roles with true HR Business Partnership where she supported global teams around the world to realize their potential. After such a long time in the same organization, she wanted the challenge of culture transformation  and elected Graitec as the place to make it happen !

Laurent Laforest – CMO

Laurent joined the company in June 2021 to create the central marketing function at Graitec and build a young and talented marketing and communications team.

Prior to joining Graitec, Laurent had a long career in marketing in sectors as different as banking with BNP PARIBAS, tourism with TRANSAT, cosmetics with L’OREAL, and retail with CARREFOUR.

As Chief Marketing Officer or Chief Digital Officer, he worked on digital transformation and adapting brands to new online topics.

Who we are | GRAITEC Group
Who we are | GRAITEC Group

Joseph Pais – CPO

Structural engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in the AEC industry, Joseph started at GRAITEC in 1997, as a structural engineer doing presales and projects on the internal calculation software’s (finite elements and reinforced concrete design software’s) and went through different jobs positions. He worked also on the specifications of Advance Design, an international FEM software.

Today, as Chief Product Officer, he defines the global GRAITEC IP products strategy in order to help professionals to digitize and industrialise their projects. He has been teaching dynamic analysis and reinforced concrete design for more than 15 years at the French university, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), in Paris

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