Marc-Elian Bégin is CEO and co-founder of SixSq, now an Ekinops company. Founded in 2007, SixSq helps customers build edge-to-cloud solutions to deliver real and tangible benefits to society. Marc-Elian holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, specialising in Aerospace. Marc-Elian has worked with the Canadian and European Space Agencies, as well as CERN, on distributed software systems, grid, cloud and edge computing projects, at scale.