Kalray S.A.

Dr. Benoit Dupont de Dinechin

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Benoit Dupont de Dinechin is the CTO of Kalray. He is the Kalray VLIW core main architect, and the co-architect of the Multi-Purpose Processing Array (MPPA) processor. Benoit also defined the Kalray software roadmap and contributed to its implementation. Before joining Kalray, Benoit was in charge of Research and Development of the STMicroelectronics Software, Tools, Services division, and was promoted to STMicroelectronics Fellow in 2008. Prior to STM, Benoit worked at the Cray Research park, where he developed the software pipeliner of the Cray T3E production compilers. Benoit earned an engineering degree in Radar and Telecommunications from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace (Toulouse, FR), and a doctoral degree in computer systems from the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris) under the direction of Prof. P. Feautrier. He completed his post-doctoral studies at the McGill University (Montreal, Canada) at the ACAPS laboratory led by Prof. G. R. Gao.