The Paperplane Team.

Emeline Cadot

Business Development

Lili is Paperplane's Co-Founder and Head of Business Development and  Marketing.

She is responsible for recruiting, operations, communications and is the primary contacts person for Paperplane. She co-founded Paperplane in September 2016 and has since made Paperplane into the World’s first Augmented Reality Messaging Application.

Prior to founding Paperplane, she was Head of Agency at one of France’s leading event companies Dreammakers. She led the company into new markets and managed over 30 people in her early 20s.

Lili holds an MBA in Marketing from IPAG Business School France.


Luiz Strecker

Strategy & Design

Luiz Strecker is Paperplane’s Co-Founder. Luiz is responsible for strategy, growth, design & user experience.

He co-founded Paperplane in September 2016 and has since turned Paperplane into one of the world’s most user-friendly messaging applications.

All major strategic decisions, such as partnerships, financing, growth are managed by him.

He holds a Bachelor from the University of Greenwich in London and a Master of Science in Innovation Technology from Sorbonne University in Paris.


Ben Chiciudean

A.R.Engineering & Frontend

Ben is Paperplane’s Technological Co-Founder. He is responsible for the Frontend Development of the App and all engineering that concerns Augmented Reality.

Ben worked as an IT Infrastructure Engineer and was responsible for managing IT of architectural companies in London. He wrote documentation, 1st and 3rd line support and set up new servers.

Amir Ben Slimane

Head of Software Engineering

Amir Ben Slimane is Paperplane’s associate and Head of Software Engineering. Amir oversees the development of Android and communication operating system. He is responsible for delivering the application programming interface.
He came to Paperplane in May 2017 to lead API and Android part. He quickly helped at the beginning Paperplane. Prior to his involvement in Paperplane, he worked for Air France, managing airport communication systems.
Amir holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science specialized on Software Architecture from the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, Polytech Nice Sophia in France.


Ana Dalle

Chief 3D Designer

Ana is Paperplane’s Chief of 3D Design. All Augmented Reality objects get approved by her. She started working in the videogame industry as certification tester in titles like The Sims 4, Fifa 15 or Dragon Age Inquisition for Electronic Arts.

She was granted a scholarship for a 3D master degree in Trazos academy (Madrid) she started working as a 3D artist for projects like Calm Night of Snowfall (unpublished), Mobsferatu (2015) and Immortal Redneck (2017).

Bryan Gromy

3D Design

Bryan is Paperplane’s 3D Artist. He is specialised in 3D animation, animation motion picture and special effects. He has developed many characters during his years of experience and focuses mostly on texturing, modeling and animating at Paperplane.

He studied for 3 years at ESRA Sup'Infograph 3D. Bryan is an autodidact, dynamic and creative artist. He is passionate and inspired by the video game industry and new technologies.


Dan Riccio

Senior Vice President
Hardware Engineering

Dan Riccio is senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Dan leads the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod engineering teams which have delivered dozens of breakthrough products.

Dan joined Apple in 1998 as vice president of Product Design and in 2010 was named vice president of iPad Hardware Engineering. Dan has been a key contributor to most of the company's hardware over his career and was instrumental in all of Apple's iPad products since the first generation iPad was introduced.

Prior to Apple, Dan worked at Compaq as Senior Manager of Mechanical Engineering where he was responsible for the mechanical design of Compaq's Consumer PC products. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Phil W. Schiller

Senior Vice President
Worldwide Marketing

Philip Schiller is Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Schiller is a member of Apple's Executive Team. Since rejoining Apple in April 1997 Schiller has helped the company create the best computers in the world with the Mac, lead the digital music revolution with iPod and iTunes, reinvent mobile phones with iPhone and the App Store, and define the future of mobile computing with iPad.

Schiller has over twenty five years of marketing and management experience, including twenty years at Apple in various marketing management positions; as the Vice President of Product Marketing at Macromedia, Inc. of San Francisco, CA; as the Director of Product Marketing at FirePower Systems, Inc. of Menlo Park, CA; as an Information Technology Manager at Nolan, Norton & Company of Lexington, MA; and as a Programmer and Systems Analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.

Schiller graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boston College in 1982.

Bruce Sewell

Senior Vice President
General Counsel

Bruce Sewell is Apple's general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Global Security, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Sewell serves on the company's executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, global security and privacy.

Sewell joined Apple from Intel Corporation in September 2009. At Intel, he was responsible for leading all of Intel's legal, corporate affairs and corporate social responsibility programs, managing attorneys and policy professionals located in over 30 countries around the world. He joined Intel in 1995 as a senior attorney assigned to counsel various business groups in areas such as antitrust compliance, licensing and intellectual property.

In 2001, Sewell was promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel, managing Intel's litigation portfolio, and handled corporate transactions including M&A activities.

Prior to joining Intel, Sewell was a partner in the litigation firm of Brown & Bain P.C. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1986 and to the Washington D.C. Bar in 1987. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Sewell received his J.D. from George Washington University in 1986, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Lancaster, in the United Kingdom, in 1979.


Johny Srouji

Senior Vice President
Hardware Technologies

Johny Srouji serves as senior vice president of Hardware Technologies at Apple, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Johny has built one of the world’s strongest and most innovative teams of silicon and technology engineers, overseeing breakthrough custom silicon and hardware technologies including batteries, application processors, storage controllers, sensors silicon, display silicon and other chipsets across Apple’s entire product line.

Johny joined Apple in 2008 to lead development of the A4, the first Apple-designed system on a chip.

Prior to Apple, Johny held senior positions at Intel and IBM in the area of processor development and design. He earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science from Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.

Jeff Williams

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Williams is Apple’s Chief Operating Officer reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Since 2010 he has overseen Apple’s entire supply chain, service and support, and the social responsibility initiatives which protect more than one million workers worldwide. He also oversees the development of Apple Watch, Apple’s most personal device yet, and is driving the company’s health initiatives including ResearchKit, which is aimed at simplifying medical and health research.

Jeff joined Apple in 1998 as head of worldwide procurement and in 2004 he was named vice president of Operations. Jeff played a key role in Apple’s entry into the mobile phone market with the launch of iPhone, and since 2010 has led worldwide operations for all products. In 2013, he began leading the Apple Watch project.

Prior to Apple, Jeff worked for the IBM Corporation from 1985 to 1998 in a number of operations and engineering roles. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University.

Paperplane’s Wall of Thanks

Paperplane was funded on Kickstarter by over 100 wonderful people who believed and supported us. We wouldn't make it without all of them. Here is a list of all our supporters:
  Wall of Thanks.