Meet our founding team

At Tandem, we're a group of passionate innovators dedicated to revolutionizing SaaS user experience. With over 20 years of combined experience in AI and tech, our team is uniquely positioned to tackle the challenges of product adoption.


Christophe Barre

Co-founder & CEO

3x founder, YC S20, Stanford, Columbia launched AI startup before GPT

Christophe brings a wealth of experience in AI, product, and B2B sales to Tandem. With two masters in mathematics from Columbia University and Ponts ParisTech, as well as a genomics degree from Stanford, he combines deep technical knowledge with entrepreneurial spirit. As a 3x founder and Y Combinator alumnus (S20), he has a proven track record of launching successful startups, including an AI venture before the advent of GPT. His diverse interests in martial arts, storytelling, hardware, genomics, and AI contribute to his innovative approach to solving complex problems in the SaaS space. Christophe's multidisciplinary background uniquely positions him to lead Tandem in creating AI-driven solutions that truly understand and address user needs, revolutionizing product adoption.


Manuel Darcemont

Co-founder & CTO

2x founder, 1 exit, VP engineering & data at series B MadKudu

Manuel brings over a decade of engineering and data expertise to Tandem. As a 2x founder with one successful exit (Scribay, the biggest creative writing platform in Europe) and former VP of Engineering & Data at MadKudu, he excels in building and scaling complex technical systems. His expertise in data engineering, machine learning, and cloud infrastructure, combined with his experience in leading engineering teams, makes him ideal for driving Tandem's technical vision. Manuel's creativity, nurtured through his passion for creative writing and architecture, fuels his innovative approach to technical challenges. His deep understanding of technology and user experience positions him to integrate cutting-edge AI into Tandem's offerings, enhancing product adoption and engagement.

Join our mission

We're always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our passion for AI and user-centric design. If you're excited about shaping the future of SaaS, we'd love to hear from you!

Check out our Careers page for current openings.