Philippe Gless

Chief Growth Officer at LumApps


Philippe Gless is the current Chief Growth Officer at LumApps. Prior to this, they spent six years at Google as the Head of Retail sector. During their time at Google, Philippe was responsible for managing the vertical sector and increasing the company's presence in the retail industry. Philippe was successful in this role, and by the time they left Google in 2016, more than one fourth of all retailers in France were using Google apps.

Before joining Google, Philippe worked as an account manager at Exalead, a global provider of software that specializes in information search and retrieval. Philippe was with Exalead from 2007 to 2010 and was responsible for managing the Telco, Retail, and Services sectors.

In 2002, Philippe joined PowerQuest as the Sales Manager Enterprise France. Philippe was with PowerQuest until 2003 when it was acquired by Symantec. Philippe then spent four years at Symantec as a Strategic Account Manager before moving on to Veritas Software in 2000 where they spent two years as a Major Account Manager.

Philippe Gless received a Bachelor of Science in Business/Commerce from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI), a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI), and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI). Philippe also has a certification from Coursera in Créer et développer une startup technologique.

They are on a team with Chris Mclaughlin - Chief Marketing Officer, Géraldine Bothier - VP, People, and Noam Ktalav - VP, Partners. Some direct reports include Gilles Meiers - VP, Operations, Melinda Cormier - VP, Growth Marketing. Philippe Gless reports to Sebastien Ricard, CEO.



  • Chief Growth Officer

    January, 2020 - present

  • SVP Sales

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