We are Vates! The team behind Xen Orchestra

Olivier Lambert (CEO)   

Graduated with a degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science at Oxford and a Master 2 "Expert in Information Systems" from SUPINFO Grenoble, Olivier is one of three co-founders of the company. With an experience of networks/systems administrator and project manager in a multinational company, he was able to have an overview of IT reality. Olivier has also attended to both the technical aspects and the satisfaction of customer needs before launching Vates.

Julien Fontanet (CTO)   

Graduated with a degree in Computer Science and a Master 2 "Mathematics and Computer Science" at the University Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, Julien decided to start as an independent consultant in programming and analysis, before joining the company as Technical Director. Trained in mathematical rigor, he ensures the technical soundness of our projects.

Nithida Keophilavong (CFO)  

Nithida is a graduate of the University Pierre Mendes France of Grenoble, with a degree in "Applied Mathematics and social studies" and a Master 2 in "Engineering Cognition, Creation and Learning." After working in a multinational IT firm, she joined the project for the creation of the company to bring her expertise in user interfaces and ergonomics. Her capacity for organization directly serves the company and its clients.


The story begins long before Vates creation as an official structure. Since 2006, one of its founders has been striving to carry out Open Source solutions in real business situations. In 2012, with the support of two partners, Vates is created with mutual objectives: to offer flexible, powerful and efficient solutions for businesses.

IT must be at your service without being a barrier to the realities of your business. In this context, we are always there to support you before, during and after the delivery of our products.

Vates SAS, a french company with 9000€ in capital. Registered in RCS (Grenoble) under n°752 155 259.

VAT Number: FR 88 752155259.