|Stanford University, MS||1999|
|Ecole Polytechnique, BS||1997|
|Math & Computer Science|
Stephane is the VP of Product at oDesk. He has more than 12 years of high-tech product and general management experience, including leadership roles at pioneering companies such as Fireclick, Zong, Work4Labs, and PayPal. Defining and leading PayPal’s consumer strategy, Kasriel achieved unprecedented growth for the company. He also helped guide Zong in their ascent and rapid acquisition by PayPal, and most recently worked as the COO of the social media recruiting platform Work4Labs.
From 2010 till 2012, Stephane was VP of sales and business development at Zong, where he built a 25+ person team from the ground up and helped grow the business from <$30M to >$250M over 2 years. Stephane was instrumental in selling the company to PayPal for $240M.
From 2004 to 2010, Stephane worked at PayPal, first growing its French business from 0 to $100M in 3 years and then in California, leading its consumer products division (a $500M+ business unit).
Stephane was also a founder of Fireclick (an early web analytics company, acquired by Digital River for ~$30M) and is a co-founder at iFeelGood.
Stephane holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique (France)