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Sylvain Kalache

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Senior Site Reliability Engineer, LinkedIn and Technical Advisor, Momo Networks Inc..

Senior Site Reliability Engineer, LinkedIn and Technical Advisor, Momo Networks Inc..

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Instaply, Inc.
Momo Networks Inc.
Instaply, Inc.


Co-founder TechMeAbroad May 2015 - present
Co-founder while42 December 2012 - present
Senior Site Reliability Engineer LinkedIn May 2014 - May 2015
Technical Advisor Momo Networks Inc. March 2013 - March 2015
Technical Advisor Instaply, Inc. October 2012 - August 2014
Site Reliability Engineer SlideShare March 2011 - May 2014
TypePad French Helpdesk Six Apart May 2008 - December 2011
System and Network Administrator Intrinsec August 2009 - May 2011
Network Administrator Carrefour July 2008 - October 2008
System Administrator Ambika August 2007 - October 2007
Windev 9 Developer Carrefour July 2007 - July 2007


Dominican University of California Management and marketing of information technology 2009 - 2011
SUPINFO - The International Institute of Information Technology Information Technology 2006 - 2011
Hebei University of Technology Computer Science 2008 - 2009

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Green
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home

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Romain Serman
They're my friends  •  Previously Consul general, French Consulate in San Francisco.
Sylvain is super creative, full of energy, disruption-driven and has all the skills for leadership. Plus he's passionate !
Guillaume Jeoffrey Charmes
We worked together  •  Principal Software Engineer, Citrix and Co-Founder,
Sylvain is a great mentor, with a lot of experience to share. He started already a couple of project including the well known HNWatcher and ... While42. He has a lot of ideas, a large network and the will to make his ideas a reality.
Guillaume Decugis
We worked together  •  CEO & Co-Founder, and Board Member, GameTube SAS. Stanford grad.
On top of being a top gun tech guy, Sylvain is great at making connexions. He started a network of engineers in SF which quickly grew to doz ... ens of cities in the world.
Jae Shin
They're my friends  •  Founder & CEO, Head of Product & Design, Momo Networks, Inc ( ) MOMO Board is community message board platform.
He's a very reliable and trustworthy colleague one can find, advising in breath and depth on various subject matters, overseeing not only w ... hat is at stake but also what will be at stake in the future. He advices are always helpful and comprehensive.
Amit Ranjan
We worked together  •  Director of Operations, SlideShare (a LinkedIn Company). Previously Co-founder & COO, SlideShare.
Sylvain is energetic, resourceful and driven by ideas. He can come up with a concept and drive it passionately from ideation to completion. ... I've been a firsthand witness to his creative instincts while at SlideShare. He played a key role in building Skynet - an internal cloud based controlling & monitoring system that the SlideShare dev-ops team uses extensively. He is also well connected in the startup community... attends/organizes conferences & talks. Overall he has what it takes to be a successful startup entrepreneur.
Edouard Swiac
They're my school  •  Software engineer - traveler - musician - trader.
Sylvain has helped build HNwatcher, a hackernews keyword watcher, and co-founded While42, a worldwide network of french software engineers. ... Sylvain is a builder; a software builder and a community builder.
Anne Leconte-Degenne
We worked together  •  Press and Communication Officer, Consulate General of France in San Francisco. Previously Journaliste multim├ędia, CCMC.
Because he is very resourceful, he has good ideas and he makes waves... !
Nicolas Bassand
They're my friends  •  Digital Strategist, Rebellion Lab and Co-editor, Silicon
Sylvain is both a creative mind and a dedicated person: he combines an incredible ability to come up with great ideas/projects and execute t ... hem. For example, Sylvain has co-founded while42 besides his work projects, the International French Tech Engineers Alumni Network. I've witnessed his passion and enthusiasm in the way he leads the network's fast growth and also his communication skills during the San Francisco chapter monthly gathering.
Rudy Rigot
They're my current cofounder  •  Software Engineer, Localization Automation, Apple. Previously Developer Evangelist,
Sylvain is the fearless go-getter full-of-energy kind of guy that just knows how to get great stuff done!
Laetitia Faure
We worked together  •  Writer, Influencia Magazine, Web&Luxe and Founder, Urban Sublime.
Sylvain has all the skills required to be a great entrepreneur: he is a wonderful engineer but also has a very smart, business-oriented mind ... . He knows how to adpat his product to a specific target. He is a great team member, very helpful but also a leader. I highly recommend him.
Julien Barbier
We worked together  •  Founder, while42 - French Tech Engineers Alumni Network and Senior Director of Growth, Marketing and Community, Docker.
Sylvain is a problem solver. I worked on several side projects and he faced all difficulties with his entrepreneurial spirit. Nothing seems ... to discourage him. He works hard, and in the right way. His technical skills also permits him to execute fast, even on very complicated challenges. For sure, Sylvain would be the best addition to your team.
Jon Boutelle
We worked together  •  Director of Technology, SlideShare / LinkedIn. Previously CTO, SlideShare Inc. Brown grad.
Sylvain has strong technical AND social skills. He's very capable operations guy who can build and own infrastructure and mentor junior memb ... ers. But he's also very good (top 1%) at recruiting, biz-dev, and networking.

Edouard Swiac
They're my friends  •  Software engineer - traveler - musician - trader.
Edouard is a smart guy, I'm sure he can come up with great technical insights.

Romain Serman
Previously Consul general, French Consulate in San Francisco.
Romain has is a serial networker, he understand very fast business visions and possibilities and is able to bring value very quickly.

Guillaume Jeoffrey Charmes
Principal Software Engineer, Citrix and Co-Founder,
Guillaume is a very good developer but also see business opportunities very quickly. He is able to understand complicated mechanisms from co ... mputer science to finance and is able to improve them in a snap.

Guillaume Jeoffrey Charmes
They're my current cofounder  •  Principal Software Engineer, Citrix and Co-Founder,
Guillaume has a lot of resource and is able to work very fast, get things done and also understand the vision of a product/business.