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Nicolas Dessaigne, CEO

Nicolas Dessaigne

CEO, Algolia

Nicolas Dessaigne is the CEO and Co-founder of Algolia, a hosted Search-as-a-Service platform. Seeing search as a great touch point 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. Over 3,000 customers are now using Algolia to deliver instant, relevant search results to their users anywhere in the world.

Nicolas is a firm believer of “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.