My name is Yannik and I am a passionated and creative technology professional. Passionated not for technology’s sake, but for its ability to elevate people and empower our life. I'm a native of the swiss mountains but travel a lot. I am...
At Esri's R&D Center, we develop and implement the future of the geographic information systems, or at least softwares that consume GIS in new and innovative manners. I contribute to the design and development of Esri’s default 3D web viewer using public and private APIs. I am also respisnible to implementing user interface components for Esri's public 3D API. Finally, I also conceptualise, design, develop and test innovative web app prototypes on top of our it.
Check out some of my work on Esri's 3D map webviewer.
In addition to or throughout my daily job, there are technology advances and areas that interest me particulary, on which I try to put my focus on:
Natural Language Processing
Docker & Linux Container
On the shores of Lake Geneva, I have graduated from the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Interesting internship positions have notably brought me in other renown universities, like the Technion. During my studies, I was a teaching assistant for courses like "Graph Theory", "Signal Processing for communication" or "Computer Network".
If I don't have a rugby match during the weekend, you will probably not see me. I seek solitude in remote hikes. Sometimes I paint, sometimes I photograph.
If I speak english fluently, I keep a nice French accent. French, yes. Oh, I should explain here that Switzerland has no Swiss language. However, the country is split in three main regions: 60% of the population speaks german, 30% french, 6% italian. More
Why the blacksmith theme? Because I dreamed of becoming a blacksmith when I was a child. I'm sure now I became a blacksmith of the internet, a websmith.