Gilles is a computer engineer who specialises in embedded systems. A strong advocate of open-source software, this has formed the basis for his passions and work. He works for Savoir-faire Linux, a Quebecois company based in Rennes, and is an expert in open-source technology. On the back of their involvment in the open-source communities and technical expertise in embedded systems, Savoir-faire Linux gives a new dimension to computer services. For over 10 years, his passion for robotics has led him to enter his mobile robot in the “Coupe de France de Robotique” robotics competition. He is also involved in the computer science, electronics and mechanics fields.