Pierre Gronlier has been working for the last 12 years in IT industry with a particular interest on operationalizing and scaling systems in the field of real-time communication and cloud services. With an academic background in real-time embedded systems and applied mathematics in signal processing and machine learning, he started as a research engineer in video compression before joining Skype and Microsoft. He then joined OVHcloud as cloud solution architect, advising and helping key accounts with theirs IT resources architecture and consumption. He participated in the development of the first GaiaX prototypes. Favorite hobbies are software and hardware prototyping and reverse-engineering systems.