Marc-Elian Bégin is CEO and co-founder of SixSq. Marc-Elian holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in Aerospace, from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal and has been working in the software industry since 1994. During this time, he has worked with the Canadian and European Space Agencies, as well as CERN, on distributed software systems, grid and cloud computing development projects. In 2007, inspired by a drive to evangelise cloud computing, he founded SixSq with 2 other partners. His current focus is edge computing technologies, DevOps and hybrid cloud solutions. With software and an amazing team at SixSq, he helps customer build edge-to-cloud solutions to deliver real and tangible benefits to society. He regularly talks at local, national and international events, such as CeBIT, Swiss Open Cloud Day, HPE Discover, etc. Marc-Elian enjoys living and working in Geneva, Switzerland, while trying to keep up with his two fast-growing sons.