After carrying out various research projects at the University of Aachen in Germany, mainly in the fields of 3D visualization and cryptography, Julien took in 2006 the responsibility of creating and developing the French subsidiary of INT, a company based in Houston and specialized in visualization and data analysis solutions for the geosciences industry. In 2013 he joined Varel as IT R&D manager for the group. Varel is a large company present in more than 60 countries and whose core business is the manufacture of drilling heads. In this industrial context, Julien manages various IT projects for well data analysis or tool design and structures the company's software development centre. Julien is a graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris and RWTH Aachen University.