Paris, 24 April 2020 – Ponicode, a startup founded in June 2019 with the aim to generate unit tests in a few clicks in order to facilitate developers’ day-to-day tasks, announces the arrival of Elisa Chen as Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity, her mission will be to lead the operations to enable Ponicode to achieve its ambitions, including international development, starting with Europe and the United States. By putting artificial intelligence at the service of developers and offering low code unit testing, the startup founded by Patrick Joubert, Benedetta Dal Canton, Simon Guilliams and Edmond Aouad plans to deploy worldwide.
Originally from the United States and based in France since 2009, Elisa was previously Chief Strategy Officer of SESAMm, the French leader in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence solutions applied to asset management. Prior to that, she was Chief of Staff to the CEO of Quilvest Private Equity and a Strategy Consultant at Monitor Group. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Northwestern University, she also completed an exchange program at Ecole Polytechnique.
“We are delighted to welcome Elisa to the team,” says Patrick Joubert, CEO and co-founder of Ponicode. “Her knowledge of the American market is a real asset for Ponicode. Her expertise and skills will allow the company to expand rapidly in the United States and internationally.”
“Joining Ponicode is a thrilling new challenge,” says Elisa Chen, Chief Operating Officer of Ponicode. “The technological innovation developed by Ponicode is still in its infancy and will unleash the potential of millions of developers in this era of digital transformation. I look forward to contributing to this adventure.”