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Jean-Mickaël Guérin

Chief Technical Officer

About Jean-Mickaël Guérin

Jean-Mickaël Guérin has been a leading contributor to 6WIND’s R&D team since September 2000 and the software development team leader since 2014 before taking the CTO position in 2018.

He was involved in 6WIND’s original development around multicore architectures, fast packet processing and hardware offloads. Jean-Mickaël serves as 6WIND’s advocate for open and high performance Linux networking, supporting open source projects such as userspace library DPDK.org, and routing suite FRR. 6WIND’s flagship vRouter software includes Jean-Mickaël’s team leadership for its next-generation management framework with programmatic APIs and Yang models.


Jean-Mickaël holds a MSc in Computer Science, with a major in Telecom and Networking, from ENSIMAG (a top French engineering school specializing in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics).

Customer Stories

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“6WIND Virtual Security Gateway was able to meet our exact requirements by delivering a highly scalable, high performing, secure and sustainable solution which will provide us with the flexibility to grow cost-effectively. The 6WIND Team continues to help us adopt the solution into our existing environment seamlessly and efficiently.”

Max Urmanov, Director of Networking Engineering at CarrierX

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6WIND’s vRouters have the best virtual packet processing engine we’ve seen on any virtual routing platform. No other products we’ve looked at perform anywhere close to 6WIND

Rick Jenssen, Senior Director of Consulting Systems Engineering

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“We took an innovative approach for an open multi-vendor solution to power our smart city initiative working with 6WIND, ADVA, Advantech, Dell and dacoso. Together we designed a secure open platform that powers edge cloud for IoT, video and next-generation services across our IPv6 network that can further be deployed worldwide across many verticals.”

Volker Bodenbach, head of technology and operations, WiTCOM