benjamin rouger

New York, New York, US

Looking for a CTO co-founder, ideally based in France
benjamin's Skills
Rock Climbing
SAP Pre-Sales
Technology Pre-Sales
Pre-Sales Consulting
Product Management
Business Development
Open to networking with people holding these skills
Full Stack

Age Group


About benjamin

French living in NYC, my last startup run out of steam in the middle of a pivot.
In MVP phase to validate my business idea, looking for co-founders to make selling and purchasing software a much better experience for everyone.

In my free time, I spend time with my family and enjoy running, climbing, and playing squash.

Work Experience

Global Director, Value Engineering and Presales


January 2016 - April 2020

In 2016, my responsibilities were expanded to include global oversight of Value Engineering and presales across North America, France, and Switzerland. • Built the presales and value engineering team from the ground up • Defined key components of our SaaS product strategy and roadmap • Designed financial models and enterprise value maps in our Value Management SaaS product, helping close $17 million in sales • Built sales & value engineer enablement programs for internal & external resources • Coached the presales team to assist our account executives (reaching $5 million of annual recurring revenue) • Coached value engineers (internal + partners) advising business executives on their IT strategy and digital transformation (> 100 clients including various Fortune 500 companies) • Industrialized partner onboarding with processes such as training kits and a partner portal • Top speaker for the company in public events

US Managing Director


September 2014 - April 2020

• Responsible for US operations, business development, and go-to-market strategy • Managed a team of 15+ SAP consultants and account executives in the US and Canada • Sold & managed the successful delivery of our SaaS product and SAP services (> $1.5 million annual revenues) • Organized 3 large marketing events (SAPPHIRE, >20,000 attendees) and multiple smaller events (100 to 4,000 attendees) • Developed & managed strategic alliances (e.g. ATOS, Capgemini, Bain & Company) • Clients: Medium and large enterprises (included GE, ArcelorMittal, Safran, Energir and Cascades)

Manager & SAP Architect


April 2012 - September 2014

• Opened & grew the Paris office to 20 consultants • Sold & managed the successful delivery of SAP Services (> $2 million annual revenues) • Clients: Medium & Large enterprises (e.g. Schneider, Total, GE, LVMH)

SAP Team Leader

Groupe KPF

July 2009 - April 2012

Responsible for starting a new service offering; recruited, trained the team and grew the business to $700,000 in annual revenues.

SAP Consultant


July 2007 - July 2009

SAP consultant for large corporate clients in France and Spain including LVMH, Alstom, Casino, SFR and Areva.


Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique-Electronique-Automatique (ESIEA, Paris, France)

Master's and bachelor’s degrees in engineering (Computer Science)

2001 - 2006