– Education: MSc Engineering
– Background: CTO at France IX for the past 6 years, R&D and network manager at RENATER, the French NREN for 10 years
– Helping the technical deployment of IXs in West Africa (Morocco, Senegal, Congo )
– Representing a broad internet exchange: France IX, member-based organisation with local presence in Paris and Marseille (+400 connected ASN, local infrastructure in 11 DCs, additional services: route servers with RPKI/IRR filtering, blackholing service, web portal with flow statitics, etc) connecting some African players
– Working on different projects to improve France IX services (automatic provisioning, SLAs, using peeringDB API) and reduce its costs (new backbone deployment planned in 3 months).
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