Raphael Tagliani is currently the CIO of Emile Egger & Cie SA (http://www.eggerpumps.com), a 400 employees group with affiliates in 12 countries and 3 continents. In the last 3 years, he has transformed Egger's IT from a constellation of isolated outdated systems to a fully centralized top-notch information system. This transformation has been supported by a full refactoring of all IT layers, from cabling, switching to a brand new Dynamics CRM and PLM up to the AX 7 ERP system. Thanks to the joint efforts of business and technology, Egger now works as a group, sharing knowledge and better serving customers.
Before working at Egger, Raphael founded SAI ERP (http://sai-erp.net/), a software company where he led a team of 8 engineers to develop and commercialize a JavaEE-based ERP, specialized in the social domain. Raphael also founded Zealots (http://zealots.solar/), steering strategic information system projects. He has a Masters' Degree in Computer Science from EPFL Lausanne, and he is a whitewater kayaking enthusiast.