Sid Touati is currently Professor at University Nice Sophia Antipolis in France. His research interests include code optimization and analysis for high performance and embedded processors, compilation and code generation, parallelism, statistics and performance optimization. His research activities are conducted at the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatisme (INRIA) as well as at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).
Benoit Dupont de Dinechin is currently a Chief Technology Officer for Kalray in France. He was formerly a researcher and engineer at ST-microelectronics in the field of backend code optimization in the advanced compilation team. He has a PhD in computer science, in the subject area of instruction scheduling for instruction level parallelism, and a computer engineering diploma.