Philippe Cudré-Mauroux is full professor at the University of Fribourg, director of eXascale Infolab, and CTO of Scigility AG. He studied at EPFL (where he won the EPFL doctoral prize in 2007), the Eurecom Institute and UC Berkeley. Before joining the University of Fribourg, he worked on data management for IBM Watson Research, Microsoft Research (Asia & Silicon Valley) and for the M.I.T.
He recently won a Google Faculty Research Award, Verisign’s Internet Infrastructures Award, as well as a two million euro research grant from the European Research Council (ERC). His work focuses on software infrastructures for Big Data processing.