Raphael Bres is Vice President, Product Management for Financial Management at FinancialForce. He is responsible for driving product strategy and working closely with the development teams to deliver on the product roadmap. He also has market-facing responsibilities including Go-To-Market plans, sales enablement and the successful roll out of the Financial Management applications to customers.
Raphael brings to FinancialForce more than 20 years of experience in Business Applications. Prior to joining, Raphael was the Vice President of Product Strategy for Workday Financial Management products. Previously, Raphael was the Principal Program Manager for Core, Public Sector and Global Financials of Dynamics AX at Microsoft. He also led the Microsoft Product Planning team for Dynamics ERP prior to the role, in a rapid business expansion. Preceding Microsoft, Raphael held management positions at PeopleSoft in global financials development and product strategy, then at Oracle as Director of Financials Product Strategy for PeopleSoft-JD Edwards-Oracle products.
Raphael began his career at Deloitte, auditing large and complex financial systems in various industries, and later joined Deloitte Consulting conducting three multi-country ERP implementations.
Raphael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille, and Master of Science degrees in Economics and Information Systems from the University of Paris-Dauphine.