Zapoint Team & Partners


The People Behind Zapoint

Zapoint employs a diverse mix of people, from very clever developers to refreshingly friendly sales advisors. Without their skills and experience we wouldn’t be where we are today.

As you’ll notice, our team spans several continents – hey, it's the internet age and you really don't need to all be in the same office to create amazing results.

Chris Twyman

Chris Twyman – CEO & Founder

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Born in the UK, Chris started his technology career in telecommunications, where he was a financial analyst for Telstra, in Australia. After that he joined Sybase where he defined and managed product development for their telecoms product range. Chris then joined Computer Associates to manage the marketing team for their database products. During this time Chris was on the divestment committee for a business unit that was sold to a Private Equity team in California.

Chris founded Zapoint after seeing an opportunity to improve efficiency in the way everyone manages HR processes. He pulled together a team of Mathematicians, HR and Recruiting executives to build the industry's first objective measurement tool for evaluating people. Launched in 2008, Zapoint has attracted both large and small customers in Europe and North and South America.

Chris has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a Master's degree in International Marketing along with an MBA from the ADL School of Management.

Joe Brooks

Joe Brooks – COO

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Joe joined Zapoint in November 2007 as the second full time employee in the US. Joe was initially working in Product Management and then as COO, overseeing the Product and Commercial teams, based in the US and Europe.

Joe has a Bachelor’s degree from University College London and an MBA from Hult International Business School in Boston.

Paul Basile

Paul Basile – SVP, Predictive Technologies

Paris, France

Prior to Matchpoint Careers, Co-Founder and CEO Paul Basile was involved in three other start-ups.

He has experience in both private and public sector organizations in professional services including strategy consulting and human capital management, as well as in energy, information technology, and aerospace.  He has led six companies or business units, and has lived and worked in seven countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Prior has been President of DBM Europe; Managing Director of I to I Limited, a firm he created that provided outsourced marketing leadership to professional services firms in the UK and the US; President, Asia Pacific Region, for SHL plc; Vice President, Global Marketing and Global E-Business for Hay Group, Inc; Director of Global Marketing at The Boston Consulting Group; and President of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), France and Vice President of CSC Europe.  He has led divisions for a global energy organization, a European business school, and an international research institute.

Paul has written 13 chapters in books and over 20 magazine and newspaper articles. He recently completed a book on the management and marketing of global companies.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with Honors, from Princeton University, a Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT and a Masters from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

Alex Deva

Alex Deva – Head of Development

Tg. Mures, Romania

Over the past couple of years, I've helped turn Zapoint from a small and simplistic site into a complex and powerful web-based tool. And this is still only the beginning!

Raul Radu

Raul Radu – Lead Developer

Alba Iulia, Romania

Raul joined Zapoint in October 2010 as a developer; he also supervises the testing team.

Prior to joining Zapoint, Raul has worked in the telecom industry, as a project manager and product acceptance team leader.

Raul has a Bachelor's degree in Economic Informatics from the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest.