About Jean-Pierre is the mastermind behind the Big Data & Analytics team at YMC AG and a true pioneer. As an early adopter he helped to introduce Scrum at Namics AG, the largest Swiss web agency, and also for many of it’s customers. As Head of Technology at MeMo News AG he led the development of an online news and social media monitoring tool built on Hadoop and Solr. As Head of Big Data Analytics at YMC he not only leads a team of skilled developers, but also drives forward the vision and strategy behind the business division. He is a renowned expert and speaker on big data technology and distributed systems. Jean-Pierre is also co-founder of the Swiss Big Data User Group in Zürich.