Dr. Jean Thomas Acquaviva, Research Engineer (male). Jean-Thomas has obtained his Ph.D in 2000 from CEA, DAM (French Atomic Commission, Military Dept.) and University of Versailles (France). After spending 2 years at Intel Compiler group in Santa Clara, he joined the University of Versailles as a Research Engineer, and afterward joined CEA (civilian department) still as a Research Engineer. Jean-Thomas was one of the founding members of the Exascale Research Centre, a joint lab between Intel, CEA and University of Versailles, where he took the head of the performance group. He’s now actively participating to the development of DDN’s Advanced Technology Center in France. Jean-Thomas is chairing two workshops focused on parallel file systems and performance scalability of file systems. He has authored or co-authored around 20 international publications and coordinates EVOLVE an 14M€ ICT-11 H2020 European project.