Mr Samuel Kerrien
Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Section Manager
Primary domain: Software Engineering
Organization name: EPFL - Blue Brain
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Geneva - Switzerland
Samuel Kerrien is the section manager of the Neuroinformatics Software Engineering section in the Neuroinformatics Division headed by professor Sean Hill. He has extensive experience with the Java and big data ecosystems, data integration in life science as well as making software development teams more effective using agile processes. As part of Blue Brain, he is mainly focused on developing Blue Brain Nexus platform that lies at the heart of the Blue Brain core activities. Previously, Samuel was a Senior Data Engineer and ScrumMaster at Jagex, a games developer and publisher in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He also worked at the European Bioinformatics Institute in the area of Proteomics (molecular interactions) and data standardisation, as the technical lead of the IntAct project.