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 Cisco, I am coordinating the Cisco Technology Radar, a company-wide Technology Intelligence program that aims at identifying, selecting and disseminating information on new technological trends, threats and opportunities to decision makers across Cisco. I lead the big data analytics effort, develop scalable algorithms and apply sophisticated statistical techniques to large sets of data, and design infographics for internal and external communication
Check out some of my work at techradar.cisco.com.
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.