Frédéric has more than 20 years of experience in programming. He started programming in Java in 1996 while still in College. In 1998, he joined the Swiss Java Center in Zuerich and has been working for Sun Microsystems for a couple of years. Since then, Frédéric has been working for major banks in Europe and currently holds a position as a Senior Java Architect at the financial markets department of ING in Brussels. Frédéric is a blockchain enthusiast and is also working on the concrete application of the blockchain technologies to derivative instruments.