Conferences - Seminars

  Tuesday 13 November 2012 12:00 - 14:00 Forum Rolex

Venture Ideas @ EPFL: Two great entrepreneurs at EPFL on Nov 13: Edouard Bugnion (VMware, Nuova) and Sacha Labourey (CloudBees)

By Edouard Bugnion - Sacha Labourey

Before joining EPFL, Edouard spent 18 years in the US, where he studied at Stanford and co-founded two startups: VMware and Nuova Systems (acquired by Cisco). At VMware from 1998 until 2005, he played many roles including CTO. At Nuova/Cisco from 2005 until 2011, he helped build the core engineering team and became the VP/CTO of Cisco’s Server, Access, and Virtualization Technology Group, a group that brought to market Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) platform for virtualized datacenters. Edouard Bugnion joined EPFL in 2012, where his focus is on datacenter systems. His areas of interest include operating systems, datacenter infrastructure (systems and networking), and computer architecture.

Sacha Labourey is the founder and CEO of CloudBees, Inc., a startup in the fast growing cloud computing market. He is also advisor and investor in several other ventures, including eXo Platform and Wallix. In 2003, he founded JBoss’ European headquarters and, as General Manager for Europe. In June 2006, JBoss, Inc. was acquired by Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), leader of the Linux Operating System, for $420m. In 2007, Sacha became co-General Manager of Red Hat’s middleware division. He left Red Hat in April 2009. Prior to JBoss, Inc., he was the founder of Cogito Informatique, a Swiss IT consulting firm

You may not know Edouard Bugnion and Sacha Labourey, two impressive Swiss high-tech entrepreneurs, with a background in global start-ups. But even if you do, you should not miss the next venture ideas @ EPFL on November 13, 2012 at noon, in the Forum of the Rolex Learning Center
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