Benoit joined Verisign in 2010 and took the technical lead of the Computing Cluster early 2013. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science from EPFL Switzerland awarded with the second best average grade. Benoit is operating Verisignís Compute Cluster platform on a daily basis, ingesting, storing, processing and retrieving Internet scale data sets. He is Cloudera Administrator Certified and fluent in French, java.util.concurrent, Hadoop, Pig and snowboarding :) In addition to being a father of two lovely children, he is an Apache Committer, NoSQL enthusiast co-leading the Swiss BigData User Group and frequent speaker at Swiss and European Tech Conferences.