Stéphane De Goesbriand
With a university education in geography and business administration, and more than 20 years of experience in the deployment of geographic information systems, Stéphane is an expert in digital mapping. He took part in the implementation of the first French large public navigation solution (on PDAs) in the early 2000s and has managed numerous projects for the production and integration of geographic data repositories (especially roads and networks) on an international scale. Stéphane oversees the company's management and IT strategy.
Pedro De Oliveira
Managing Director, co-founder
Pedro is a Geographer and Urban Planner, specialized in land use planning and urban services management. For more than 12 years, he has been supporting cities in Southern countries in the development and implementation of urban development programs and the implementation of addressing and land management operations. His expertise in these fields is recognized by international institutions such as the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF) and the French Cooperation abroad. He is responsible for the commercial development of Edenmap.
2017 is the origin of the Edenmap project (originally named Air-Nest) through the meeting of the two founders during a World Bank-funded addressing project for three secondary towns in the Nairobi metropolitan area (Kiambu, Machakos and Thika).
That year, a first prototype was developed and presented to the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which invited us to demonstrate it at the Pan African Postal Union Congress in Arusha (Tanzania), with a very positive feedback from the present postal regulators.
Creation of the Edenmap company in November 2019 with the support of the founders' former respective companies, Naomis and Groupe Huit, subsidiaries of the Keran Group (www.groupe-keran.com), whose managers are part on the Edenmap board. Integration into the Village by CA & Atlanpole incubators.
Development of V1 of the solution, and signing of the first contracts for consulting and technical assistance services in France and Africa, and deployment of the first components of our addressing solutions for sub-Saharan cities Incubation by the European Space Agency (ESA BIC Nord France).