André Legendre : Founder & CTO


André Charles Legendre is Founder & CTO at Kalima Systems.

Expert in distributed and collaborative technologies, André is born in Le Mans in France and chose technological and telecommunications engineering way. He graduated from the Higher National School Telecom Bretagne.

During several years André worked in MEA offshore oil exploration in Africa and Middle East and in 1983 he created the Hexale company which has since become a group of 12 IT service providers companies in the west of France.

Born successful businessman, André returned to his entrepreneurial adventure in 2000 founding Absynt Technologies company specialized in software and open source, which allows him to leverage his many skills in development and advanced programming.


An Expert in advanced technologies

From 2010 his acknowledged expertise leads him to be a consultant to both 'major account' customers and highly confidential companies.

He has been actively involved in setting up and succeeding major projects at DGA-MI or ex-CELAR (Security data projects for Electronic Armament Center), Yale and Harvard (« OpenIGTLink » project : Open Network Interface for Image-Guided Therapy), Orange (Libon VOIP project), SFR  (« M-Parking » project : digital payment of parking charges), SNCF (Traveler information system), ERDF (Power Smart grid Project : STM software - or Measures Treatment System - adaptable to Linky, the french new generation of electricity meters), …

Failure is not an option.
— N.A.S.A. Principle

Emilie Portier : Communication & Investor Relations Officer


Emilie Portier is Kalima Systems’s Communication & Investor Relations Officer since a year.

Digital era enthusiast, she build and maintains strong relationships with our investors, and with customers and journalists that help advance our work.

Content is King.
— Bill Gates

Our Lead R&D Engineers


Here are Antony Abi Rached and Jérôme Delaire, our Engineers specialized in embedded systems, electronics and IT.

Thanks to them, our projects in Industrial IoT have resulted in real partnerships with well-known companies.

Enthusiasm is a fundamental basis for all progress.
— Henry Ford