Speaker profile

Marc-Elian Beghin


Marc-Elian Bégin is a pioneering figure in the tech industry, best known as the CEO and co-founder of SixSq, a company at the forefront of edge computing technologies, DevOps, and hybrid cloud solutions. His journey into the world of technology began after obtaining a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Aerospace, from the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal. Since entering the software industry in 1994, Marc-Elian has left a significant mark through his work with renowned institutions such as the Canadian and European Space Agencies and CERN, focusing on developing distributed software systems, grid, and cloud computing.

In 2007, driven by a passion for cloud computing and its potential to revolutionize the digital landscape, he launched SixSq alongside two partners. The company has since become synonymous with innovative edge-to-cloud solutions that deliver concrete societal benefits. Under Marc-Elian’s leadership, SixSq leverages cutting-edge software and a dedicated team to assist customers in navigating the complexities of building efficient edge-to-cloud systems.

An esteemed speaker, Marc-Elian regularly shares his expertise and insights at various prestigious global events, including CeBIT, Swiss Open Cloud Day, and HPE Discover. His contributions to the field are not only a reflection of his deep understanding of cloud and edge computing but also his commitment to advancing technology for the greater good.

Beyond his professional achievements, Marc-Elian cherishes life in Geneva, Switzerland, where he resides. He is also a devoted father, striving to keep pace with his two rapidly growing sons. His unique blend of technical expertise, visionary leadership, and personal dedication makes Marc-Elian Bégin a distinguished figure in the technological landscape.