The team



Sylvie Graumann is President of “Digital Collaborative Schools” which she founded in April 2021 with the purpose of carrying out the project of the creation of the first digital school in Laos which name is XiLearn.

Sylvie is the founder and President of the French company Xifab which manufactures interactive furniture with BtoB software. Its core business is to facilitate the digital daily life of companies and administrations. Since its creation in 2014, the company has expanded its profits and has been able to assist dozens of partners with their digital issues.

Appointed foreign trade advisor for the French government for over 10 years, Sylvie is regularly in contact with business leaders wishing to establish themselves in Asia. Aware of  post-Covid internet developments, they are likely to call on young professionals trained on site and relay information on the existence of the Collaborative Digital School.

Sylvie is the author of the “Practical Guide to International Trade” and contributor to the “Smart Watch Internationally” on intellectual property. She was also a professor of international marketing in  various renowned French structures (CNAM, BPI, CCI, ADETEM, etc.)

Worlwide  traveller, Sylvie Graumann has, for many years, taken great interest in Asian cultures, particularly  the Chinese. She is  constantly improving her skills in Chinese and is learning Thai and Lao.

Eager to share and offer up her knowledge and experience, Sylvie has  structured this non-profit project around the fields that have always been her passion :  international exchange , digital development and  education.


Thomas YOYO

Head of digital

Graduate of the European School of Internet Professions founded by Xavier Niel, Marc Simoncini and Jacques-Antoine Granjon.

Entrepreneur and passionate about digital and innovations. Thomas ensures with his teams the strategic planning, management and development of the digital tools

He is responsible for creating and implementing a organisation-wide digital strategy supporting the corporate objectives and ensuring the mission, message and brand are used professionally and effectively.

Stéphane GESLIN

Design director

Trained as an architect and graduated in graphic art, he is the creator of many B2B product lines in the digital field.

He also designs custom furniture for a large number of customers.He designs, integrates technical manufacturing constraints, manages production and directs the application part of software solutions embedded in interactive kiosk and more generally in digital media.His experience of the complex process between customer demand and the product delivered, allows him to develop sophisticated solutions and uses his “thrifty pencil stroke” common thread throughout all of his creations.He channels his teams into the culture of the essential and the efficient.


Massessilia FENNICHE


Massessilia joined us in October 2021 to add a second designer to the team. She is an apprentice web and print designer, with website design skills and a range of creative skills extending far beyond digital design.

Massessilia shares design responsibility with Thomas and Stéphane, designing the logos, branding and website layout. She also works on the visual identity of the products.


Valentin GESLIN

Photo & video


VP In charge of partnerships

Are you a foundation ? A company ? A school or a university ? An international organization?  An individual ? A digital nomad ? Another entity?  

Do you have skills ? Money ? Time ? Computers ?  

Do you want to donate ? To share ? To finance ? To help ?  

Well we definitely need you ! We are open to all kind of partnerships, wherever you are in the world in order to provide Xi learn Laotian students in Luang Prabang decent working conditions and a brighter future with digital skills and jobs. 

Please contact us.



Office manager

Leuth is Lao, he assists the President and is responsible for the efficient functioning of the association. 

He adapts the association’s activities to the specificities of Lao PDR, identifies opportunities to improve our development in the country, contributes to the recruitment of the students. 

He is also the link with the mentors and all the partners of Xilearn in Laos. 

Charlotte RIALLAND

Secretary of Digital Collaborative Schools


Treasurer of digital collaborative schools