Prior to joining CloudFlare, Jérôme helped build large Internet Service Providers in France including Tiscali and Telecom Italia, as a Network Engineer there, he deployed one of the largest Local Loop Unbundling network during the 2000 market deregulation in France. Then, from 2005-2007, he managed the Telecom Italia backbone in France before joining the newly built French internet exchange -FranceIX- as a technical manager.
While with FranceIX he enjoyed facilitating the rebirth of peering in France.
Since 2013, Jérôme has been discovering the world of globally distributed CDN network management with CloudFlare. He’s a licensed private pilot on the side.
Jérôme received a BS in Telecoms from Ecole supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Génie des Télécommunications. He’s a French citizen currently living in San Francisco, California.