Benjamin is an entrepreneur with a scientific and technical background. He obtained a PhD in computer science and is an expert in data processing (data integration, analytics, search engines, machine learning). After initially working in academia, followed by a couple years working for a software editor, he co-founded with two associates his first startup, 109Lab, where he had the role of CTO. Active in the tech startup eco-system, Benjamin has taken part or co-organised different entrepreneurships and/or innovation-related events (WWW’2012, Blend Web Mix, IoT hands-on workshop, Digital Open Labs Startup Weekend, fHACKtory, MuseoMix). Understanding both business needs and technological possibilities he has an excellent understanding of how innovative projects can be lead to success. He is co-founder of Boot-Start where he plays the role of CEO.