Management Team


Jean-Noël de Galzain

CEO – Chairman of the Board

After beginning his career in the audiovisual and multimedia production of cultural contents (documentary series, TV / Video, CD Roms) for four years, Jean-Noël De Galzain becomes in 1997 IT manager and CIO of the Digital healthcare portals CLIHOP then Medinweb for nearly three years.
In December 1999, he acquired a small Open Source Agency to create Aurora which will quickly become one of the leading specialists of Open Source software in France. The company is sold in 2003 to the Business & Decision Group (BND). Following, he created WALLIX, the European Cybersecurity leader in the Privileged Access Management, which he is still CEO in the WALLIX Group that he also founded in 1999. The company is listed on Euronext / Alternext since June 2015.

Involved in the ecosystem of Innovation and Investment, Jean-Noël Galzain is also vice president of the Systematic competitiveness cluster, Chairman of HexaTrust which brings together the FrenchTech cybersecurity Champions, Treasurer & Administrator of the “Revital Emploi” Fund and member of the Board of Telecom ParisTech School. He is graduated in mathematics and economics.

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Amaury Rosset

Chief Administrative and Financial Officer – Board member

With responsibility for administration and finance, Amaury Rosset has extensive experience in managing companies of varying sizes. Before joining Wallix, he worked for Hachette Filipacchi Medias from 1995 to 1999 as Management Controller, Asia-Pacific Project Manager (based in Hong Kong) and then Publishing Director for the Group’s Hong Kong and Chinese editions. Since 2000, he has helped to set up and develop a multimedia communications agency, XLAB. Amaury Rosset holds degrees in Economics and Management (ESCMP).


Dominique Meurisse

Chief Operating Officer

- Board member

Dominique Meurisse has joined the management team WALLIX after more than twenty years of operational experience in IT security and new technologies (3Com, Arch / Telindus Infovista, ClarITeam). He was previously Executive Vice President of NETASQ. 
As COO of WALLIX Dominique Meurisse manages the company’s worldwide operations (Sales – Marketing – Support). Dominique Meurisse is ESME engineer and graduate of the HEC Executive MBA.


Serge Adda

Technical Director

Serge Adda has a solid background in the IT and software development world. Prior to joining Wallix, he spent 15 years as Vice-President of R&D at Infovista. He was appointed Product Vice-President at Wallix. He is responsible for oversight of R&D, road maps and product life cycle. Serge Adda is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Mines de Saint-Etienne.


Xavier Lefaucheux

VP Sales South Europe

Xavier Lefaucheux joined the management team in September 2015 to lead Sales and Marketing Operations in Western and Southern European regions. He justifies extensive experience in the sector, he contributed to the development of companies Telindus (Arche Communications), Infovista in Europe, and more recently Stormshield.
Xavier Lefaucheux began his professional career with a large group of international services. In 1991 he joined the integrator Arche Communications as a consultant and holds several technical and commercial functions on large integration projects for prestigious customers. After developing sales on major accounts, he joined the Management Committee at the head of Professional Services. In 1999, the editor InfoVista hired him to participate in the development of its international sales. He takes the responsibility Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa until 2004. In 2005, he is appointed Director of Sales at Juniper Networks responsible for the development of the industry sector, he coordinates global operations for a large French group.
Before joining Wallix, Xavier was Regional Director at Stormshield, he led for nine years strategy and development of French operations, participated and helped in the merger of NETASQ entities, Arkoon and SkyRecon to form Stormshield, a subsidiary of Airbus group.


Julien Patriarca

Support & Services Director

After having graduated in literature and sales studies, Julien Patriarca began his career as a sales representative in software edition (SPSS, Netviewer) then as a presale (NsOne). He’s a Free-Software enthusiast for which he is an active contributor. Julien Patriarca joined Wallix as a presale in September 2009 and has been in charge of the Support and Pro-Services Team since 2011.