The company has a good team – professionals experienced in scaling and management of the business.
Mark Palfreeman, CEO, Director & Founder
Mark leads Sales, e-commerce, Marketing, Production, Treasury, and Industrial Design. Mark also holds a board seat on Nixplay Inc. and Nixplay Cayman. Prior to this role, he was CEO of the Creedon Technologies Group founded in 2006, where he led the full development, production, and sales of Nix frames. Mark’s early career was in media where he worked for film studios primarily in the UK. He works full-time at Nixplay.
Joel Durbridge, COO
Joel leads Technology, Product, Corporate Development, and Business Operations including Human Resources and Legal. Prior to joining Nixplay, Joel was the Head of Strategy for Financial Markets Operations at Standard Chartered Bank (December 2019 – January 2021) and completed a number of roles at HSBC (April 2017 – December 2019) in Corporate Innovation, culminating in creating spin-out fintech for the bank where he served as Chief of Staff, leading Delivery across the business. Joel’s early career was in the British Military where he served close to 10 years as an Officer in the Royal Marine Commandos and the Special Forces.
Benoit Le Berre, CFO
Benoit first joined Nixplay in 2015 as the Financial Controller for all of Nixplay. In 2017, he took on the role of CFO for Nixplay. Prior to joining Nixplay, Benoit was a Financial Auditor at Mazars, where he led audit assignments for large, listed corporations including large consumer brands. From this experience, Benoit began to specialize in serving as the head of finance for growing businesses. His main focus has been to structure financial reporting and secure funding. Just prior to joining Nixplay, he worked for a manufacturing group with operations in Asia. He received a Master’s degree in Audit and Financial Advisory from Université Paris Dauphine in 2010.
Philippe Tartavull, Director (Chairman)
Philippe has held the position of Director and Chairman with Nixplay since 2017. He has more than 35 years of experience leading public and private global technology companies in the infrastructure, industrials, payments, and telecommunications, convergence of technologies, hardware, and software sectors. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TKB Capital (May 2021 – present). He is on the board of trustees of American University in Paris and holds an MBA from the Institut d’Administration des Enterprises, Sorbonne University, M.S. in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Pétroles et des Moteurs, and B.S. in Engineering from SUPMECA (previously called Centre d’Etudes Supérieures des Techniques Industrielles).