Esoptra is the software company behind a refreshing new concept for ultralight information access and integration.

Leveraging a lifetime career of data and storage related innovation, Paul Carpentier and Jan Van Riel founded Esoptra in 2017.

Mission: disrupt the economics of information access by an order of magnitude, while unifying the user experience to boost usability.

Esoptra delivers customized information access and integration solutions as a service. At a fraction of the usual cost, deployed in hours or days instead of weeks or months. Deployed on premise or in any cloud. Rendered on any mobile or desktop device.

Esoptra works closely with a channel of third party professionals to deliver solutions and build the custom, lightweight, secure data sourcing connectors for its virtual file serving platform.

Please call our bluff! - - Let your data start working for you in hours or days!

Management team


Paul Carpentier
Founder & CEO

Founder/CEO/CTO of:

  • Gnosis
  • Filepool (sold to EMC)
  • HyperTrust
  • Caringo

24 patents

Board member REstore
Chairman Bagaar


Jan Van Riel
Founder & CTO

Founder/CTO/VP/Dir of:

  • Gnosis
  • Filepool (sold to EMC)
  • EMC
  • Caringo

31 patents

Partner in crime of Paul for 30+ years


Carl Annicq
Senior Advisor

Leadership roles at:

  • J.P. Morgan & Co
  • Ubizen
  • Euroclear
  • Raet

Founder/Partner at Nova Reperta


Filip Leflot

Leadership roles at:

  • AS Adventure
  • Bencis Capital
  • E&Y

Founder/Partner at Nova Reperta


Jos Keulers
VP Business Development

Co-founder of NVMestorage

VP Business Development

  • Mangstor Benelux
  • Infostrada
  • Caringo

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