François Roulin

Senior Partner at Skylab

Paris, France


Experimented , with a worldwide experience and a deep knowledge on information System, supply chain from production to logistic, and digital transformation recognized for his ability to innovate and deliver on time. Worldwide experience on the 3 continents LATAM, Europe and Asia Deep experience in IT Strategy, IT Carve-out, M&A, and Integration projects during binding phase, Due Diligence or implementation post acquisition; PMI Projects and Build-Up from an IT point of view. Competences in Operations and Information System Strategy. Specialities: Team Leadership IT Strategy, IT Carve-Out, IT M&A, Acquisition, Due Diligence, Post Merger Integration (PMI) Operations, Project Management, Program Management including Business and information System Issues, Innovation, Logistics, Supply Chain Information System Department Audit, Outsourcing, Offshore International Environment and exposure Innovation

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 27 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Commercial and Professional Services Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders IT Services Transportation


Skilled in: Technical Due Diligence

Languages: Spanish, English, French

Work Experience


Senior Partner



- Now

Currently in charge of IT Strategy offer development including IT Aligment with Business Strategy, IT Organization, ERP Selection and project implementation. As part of the offer, I'm in charge of all IT M&A projects and offer from IT Due Diligence to IT post acquisition project - TSA negociation, Integration projects, Build-Up from an IT point of view

CGI Business Consulting

Vice President Consulting Services



- 31/10/2023

In charge of the IT M&A Offer for CGI Business Consulting Consulting for Private Equity and Group CIO Carve-Out IT Due Diligence TSA negotiation and follow-up IT Transformation and integration


Business Consulting Director



- 30/9/2022

Head of Paris Office - 30 consultants - 4,7 m€ Turn Over IT Strategy, Post acquisition It projets management, Audit of testing Team Development of specific IT M&A offers dedicated to Private Equities

kobaltblau Management Consultants

Senior Manager - Head of Business Process Design and Digitalization - Carve out - M&A



- 30/6/2021

Key offers dedicated to carve out and M&A, with a powerfull methodology focusing on IT during Binding Phase, Due Diligence and implementation after acquisition. IT TSA negociation. Tender management up to the selection of the right partner and follow-up of the migration project. Process digitalisation for FM actors (Facilities Management Business) - development of mobile applications to support the relationships with the client and optimize technicians day to day work


Board Advisor



- 31/8/2017

Contribution to the definition and the implementation of Innovation Process within the company Management of STEAM'App project from the scope definition to the publication of the application, including the Back-Office for internal team and processes. Management of the development provider Web-Isi

Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services

Operations Director - Directeur des Opérations France



- 31/12/2016

In charge of all Operations including the supply chain and supervision of our internal plant. Main responsibilities : Issue control, quality, production supervision and control, logistic and delivery, reimbursement processes, contribution to all process optimization, high focus on security for deliveries. Main tasks done : Set-Up of a new plant from the validation of location based on several criteria to the startup - number of employees from 30 to 70, in addition to external providers

Sodexo Pass International

IT & Operations Director - Western and Southern Europe



- 31/7/2010

Coordinate the Area's subsidiaries (France, Belgium, UK, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Tunisia) for IT and Operations . Member of Board of Area Directors reporting directly to the Area CEO Contribute to the Global IT Strategy and translate it in each country Budget optimization Support the country to ensure the alignment of IT and Operations with the business needs and strategy Development of new business based on technology and innovation

Sodexo Pass International

International Projects Director



- 31/1/2007

In charge of a project of development and implementation of a new Back Office system for all subsidiaries. This system was developped in Argentina in Offshore Mode, and implemented locally. Definition and Implementation of new principles for development and deployment System managed remotly and allowing to open a new country in less than 2 months for the IS part Reduction of maintenance costs for the country Flexibility of the application contributing to the development of new services without any development - only parameterization. Other responsibilities : Audit and support of local Subsidiaries for specific subjects

Cap Gemini Consulting




- 30/9/2003

Specific Comptences : Transformation Program Management based on New Information System implementation IT Strategy Alliances / Outsourcing / Externalisation Strategy, and management of outsourcing project / Offshores Development Project Management

Cap Gemini Consulting

Senior Consultant



- 31/12/2000

GEMINI CONSULTING Consultant in the BIS Department : Business and information Strategy Focus on Outsourcing Strategy and management IT Strategy and implementation of new system

Credit Immobilier et Familial

Sales Manager



- 1/12/1996

During this first professional experience, I was responsible for leading the sales team in charge of selling the offered apartments and houses, as well as overseeing the deployment of the new IT tool covering all sales processes. I also had the responsibility of establishing the real estate agency subsidiary of the company, as well as handling property management activities


Ecole centrale de Nantes



- 31/12/1992

Ecole supérieure et d'Application du Génie



- 31/12/1993

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