Christophe Shaw & Paolo Zannier join Ponicode

We are taking our team one step further with the arrival of two new members in key roles to scale our team: Christophe Shaw as Chief Revenue Officer and Paolo Zannier as Chief Product Officer. 

They join us to achieve the Ponicode’s goal: reducing time spent on code quality tasks and improving code maintainability. Christophe and Paolo are dedicated to our product, our to our growth and to improving the Ponicode platform to fit developer’s working habits in a corporate environment. 

“We are so proud to welcome to the team such talented and experienced members. Their expertise in software engineering and business development is key to our success.” said Patrick Joubert, CEO and co founder at Ponicode. “It is an amazing opportunity to get closer to our goal of becoming software engineers' best partner.”

Christophe Shaw, a software engineer specialised in business development

Christophe Shaw, CRO
Christophe Shaw, CRO


After founding several companies (Enora Technologies and Altamedia), Christophe Shaw joined Microsoft France in 2004 in the Service Department where he took one role after another, first as Business Developer, then Business Engineer and Marketing & Operation Executive. Fortified by this experience, in 2010 he joined the Developer eXperience Department in Microsoft where he was a key actor in the Marketing and Business Development of Visual Studio. He also worked in Technological Engagement and Business Development in Microsoft France with key software companies for all solutions and services within Microsoft. In 2017 he became a member of the Executive team and took the lead of the Commercial Software Engineering Department for Southern Europe, which deals with Microsofts’ top engineering partnerships projects. 

Christophe Shaw holds two diplomas, one at the ENST in France and another at the Franco-Polish School of New Technologies and Telecommunication of Poznan.

“I’m more than thrilled to be part of the Ponicode adventure and team which is working daily on features designed to support companies and developers in building the best quality code. I have known Patrick Joubert for several years now and I am very happy to join his highly creative and performance-driven team, dedicated to transforming practices and answering actual developers’ challenges.” states Christophe Shaw, Chief Revenue Officer.

Paolo Zannier, a Cloud Specialist to establish Ponicode in the Corporate World

Paolo Zannier, CPO

Graduated from Ecole Centrale Marseille in 1996 with a specialisation in Innovative Product Design, Paolo has spent most of his career in Technology Consulting, working for leading service companies such as CGI, Devoteam and Accenture/Avanade. Over the past ten years, he specialised in assisting companies in Cloud and Digital Transformation. Paolo has already worked alongside Patrick Joubert in his first company, Beamap, acquired by Sopra Steria in 2014. He also contributed to the product strategy of Recast.AI, a success story founded and managed by Patrick Joubert until its acquisition by SAP in 2018. 

As Chief Product Officer, Paolo's mission will be to improve the Ponicode solution for enterprises. He will use his Digital Product expertise and his knowledge of the Enterprise market to support and accelerate the startup’s growth. 

"Ponicode works on a real need and seeks to transform practices in favour of a quality code" underlines Paolo Zannier, Chief Product Officer. "My mission is to transpose the benefits of Ponicode to companies in order for them to integrate the notions of code quality and associated opportunities into their innovation strategy". 

Today, Ponicode assists developers on a daily basis to help them produce quality code and has recently extended its suite of solutions to include documentation generation with the Github Action Ponicode Dogstring. Beyond developers, Ponicode enables companies to achieve economies of scale and productivity gains thanks to better tested and documented code. 

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