About us

Normation develops RUDDER, the innovative production-ready automation and conformity solution.

Some customer references

They support us

  • PM'up: Normation has won the PM'UP 2014 contest and has been awarded a grant of 250 000€ on 3 years.
  • Systematic - innovative companies label: Normation is member of the Free Software theme group of the Systematif competitiveness cluster and has been awarded the "Innovative company" label after evaluation by a jury of experts and investors in the field, that recognized the potential and pertinence of the Rudder technology and Normation's business model.
  • Black Duck: Rudder was awarded the Rookie of the Year label by Black Duck, that seeks every year for the most promising open source projects. Rudder shares this label with great names of IT innovation, like Docker, Twitter Bootstrap, OpenStack or Clound Foundry.
  • And more to come...

Management team

François Armand

François Armand

R&D - Product

Specialized in development and software architectures, as well as agile methodologies, his expertise leads innovation and R&D teams of RUDDER.

Alexandre Brianceau

Alexandre Brianceau

Business Development

Alexandre manages sales and marketing matters, thus bringing his business vision to the management committee.

Nicolas Charles

Nicolas Charles

Advisor - Professional Services

He supports RUDDER customers and users in the complex deployments of RUDDER.

Pierre Vilpoux

Pierre Vilpoux

Advisor - Partnerships and Investors

Investor, member of the Systematic cluster board, and President of IT Angels, Pierre supports RUDDER in its growth.

Jonathan Clarke

Jonathan Clarke

Advisor - Events activity

Jonathan advises the team on "devops" approaches and manages the company's event activity (devops REX).

Product team

Advisory Board

Our company is followed by an advisory board of entrepreneurship and it operation experts, accompanying its growth in France and abroad.

  • Jean-François Chédru – Senior Business Advisor. Guides and strenghtens its business strategy.
  • Mark Burgess – Scientific advisor, visionnary researcher, creator and thought leader of the ITOM domain since 1993.



Company creation

2010- 2012


2013 - ...