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Oct 15, 2019

Nicolas is the CEO and Co-founder of Algolia, the leading Search-as-a-Service solution for websites, mobile sites and mobile- and voice-first apps. Today, over 8,000 customers use Algolia to deliver instant, relevant search results to their users anywhere in the world. 
Seeing search as a great touchpoint to optimize user engagement, Nicolas launched Algolia in 2012 with CTO and Co-founder Julien Lemoine to help developers connect their users with what matters most. 
Nicolas is a firm believer in “culture-first” companies and is focused first and foremost on building just that at Algolia where ownership is the path to accomplishing their goals. 
Prior to Algolia, Nicolas spent over 12 years working on information retrieval at Exalead and Thales.