Platform Pioneer Village

Platform Pioneers are..

  • Leaders in the Platform Revolution
  • Catalysts for change and progress, inside their businesses.
  • Visionaries who chose to go beyond the constraints of their business model to launch a platform business.
  • Determined, having taken a new concept from vision to execution, while ensuring alignment and success.
  • Deserving of recognition for their innovation and bravery.

Meet our leading Platform Pioneers


Efrath Zouari, one of our Platform Pioneers, is the eCommerce Project Manager for Carrefour. Their current objective is to accelerate Carrefour's digital transformation, while maintaining their leadership position in the food industry. Get the chance to speak with Efrath and discuss their marketplace project to become the destination for grocery throughout Europe.


Karen Castets is the Head of B2B Marketplace at Astore Shop by AccorHotels. They developed a B2B marketplace in order to allow their clients to buy products, services and food easily. Their goal is to become not only a reference in B2B procurement marketplaces in France, but also internationally, by selecting the best suppliers and negotiating the best prices.


Valérie Strabach-Boivin is the Marketplace Manager at Conforama. She has more than 10 years of experience in the Digital and Marketing field and has been working for Conforama, a leader in French home furniture, since 2019.  Meet with Valérie at the Platform Pioneer Summit to discover how Conforama is providing their customers with the ultimate experience of services, added on to their products.

More will be announced soon!


Mirakl powers your platform business strategy by allowing you to quickly launch an online marketplace. Marketplaces allow companies to easily add products and services by connecting third-party sellers and service providers. The Mirakl Marketplace Platform automates the hard things about marketplace management: Seller onboarding, service quality control, and order distribution; on a turn-key solution that’s easy to integrate into any e-commerce platform. Mirakl Catalog Manager makes it easy to manage product data quality at marketplace scale. Over 200 customers in 40 countries trust Mirakl’s proven expertise and technology.


Read Mirakl’s latest eBook: “Platform Your Business to Win" to learn the different types of platform models, Platform Pioneer stories, and the first steps you should take to kick start your business' platform revolution.