Damien DEFER

Global Sales Director at Kadiska

Damien DEFER has extensive work experience in sales and network performance management. From 2023 onwards, they worked as the Global Sales Director at Kadiska, where they focused on problem resolution, optimizing network and infrastructure performance, and monitoring customer and employee experience. Prior to that, they served as the Director of Sales for EMEAR at LiveAction - Network Performance Management from 2018 to 2023. Damien also held the position of Sales Director at LivingObjects, which later became part of LiveAction, from 2016 to 2018. During their time at LivingObjects, they led a global sales organization and specialized in providing reporting solutions for large enterprises and service providers. Before that, Damien worked at Ipanema Technologies as a Sales Manager and Pre-sales Engineer from 2008 to 2016. At Ipanema, they closely collaborated with sales executives to showcase the value of the company's product to U.S. companies. Prior to their roles at Ipanema, Damien worked as a Network Engineer Consultant at PSA Peugeot Citroën in 2007 and as a Network and System Engineer intern at Saint-Gobain in the same year. Damien also gained experience as a Development Engineer intern at Lafarge in 2006.

Damien DEFER completed their education in a chronological order. Damien started by earning a DEUG Mathematics degree from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI) between the years 2001 and 2003. Following that, from 2003 to 2005, they pursued a Master's degree at Avignon Université, though the field of study for this degree is not specified. Afterwards, from 2005 to 2006, they attended the University of Preston - Lancashire and obtained a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Telecommunications. Lastly, from 2006 to 2007, Damien DEFER returned to Avignon Université to pursue a Master's degree in Computer and Mathematic Sciences.

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  • Global Sales Director

    April, 2023 - present

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