CCM: Who we are

CCM: Who we are

Welcome to CCM! We are the number one tech website in France ( Every day, millions of users worldwide read our news, tips, and reviews on downloads and participate in our forums. CCM stands for Comment Ça Marche, or "How It Works" in French, and we are here to show you just that.

CCM runs on the spirit of sharing. That’s why you can find comprehensive content on all things high-tech in 11 languages: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Hindi, Indonesian, and Russian. You can also find multilingual content on health and legal issues. CCM content is under the supervision of a professional team of international editors.

CCM is a website of the French Figaro CCM Benchmark Group.  


Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.



Dana Elfenbaum - Editor-in-Chief

After studying Philosophy and Cinema in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Dana came across the publishing world, working in Berlin and Paris on numerous research projects. For her, the passion for technology and cinema, music, photography, plastic arts, and literature have always gone hand in hand. Thanks to her experiences in different fields and her international background, she is used to working in several languages.

At CCM, Dana is in charge of all international editions, including CCM News, CCM High-Tech, CCM Health, CCM Recht & Finanzen, A Revista da Muhler and Magazine delle donne, coordinating a team of journalists, editors, content producers and translators at CCM International.



David Webb - Content Editor, Translator & Community Manager

Born in the UK, David now lives in the French Alps. He is passionate about the outdoors and is interested in how tech can be used to promote healthy lifestyles and improve quality of life. When he's not working, he's probably cycling, hiking with his cat Orphee, or cooking!


Natalia Kudryavtseva - Content Editor, Translator & Community Manager

Originally from Moscow, Natalia studied international journalism and cultural management. She is interested in the history of technology and how it is closely intertwined with other disciplines, such as art, psychology, and social sciences.


Yoann Noail – Content Editor & Translator

Born and living in France, Yoann is a low-level programming engineer. He worked in the video game, simulation, and manufacturing industries. Eager to constantly learn new things, he is passionate about science and mathematics to find new solutions to technical problems and provide a good user experience. But he is also fond of Chinese culture, cuisine, and cinema. At CCM, he helps to translate and improve all kinds of content.


Irene Burn - Technical Support & Copywriter

Irene is an Electronic Engineer interested in computer science, electronics and telecommunications. This, combined with her knowledge of different programming languages, allows her to design simple solutions to complex problems. Passionate about music, cinema, painting, and video games, at CCM she provides technical support and works as a copywriter.


Bob Dijks - Content Editor & Social Media Manager Back in the early 90s, Bob fell in love with the high-tech world from the first time his family purchased a PC. More than twenty years later, he is a passionate content writer at CCM EN. Bob holds a degree in Communication and is very fond of traveling, video games, and basketball.


Maxim Silva-Vega - Content Editor Maxim has lived in Poland, Germany, Russia and Spain. He has taught at the State University of Moscow and worked as a journalist and cultural manager. He is now a Content Editor for CCM EN. Maxim's other interests are history and urbanism.


Anna Hartley - Content Editor & Translator Anna is an experience writer, editor, project manager and all-round storyteller. She is hot for words and loves dabbling in all manner of creative digital arts including video editing, graphic design, and digital art. 



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