Benoît is the Kalray VLIW core main architect, and co-architect of the Kalray Multi-Purpose Processing Array (MPPA®). He is also a direct contributor to several components of the AccessCore software development environment.
Before joining Kalray, Benoît was in charge of Research and Development for the STMicroelectronics Software, Tools, Services division. He was promoted to STMicroelectronics Fellow in 2008. Prior to STMicroelectronics, Benoît worked at the Cray Research park (Minnesota, USA), where he developed the software pipeliner of the Cray T3E production compilers.
Benoît earned an engineering degree in Radar and Telecommunications from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (Toulouse, France), and a doctoral degree in computer systems from the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris) under the direction of Prof. P. Feautrier. He completed his post-doctoral studies at the McGill university (Montreal, Canada) at the ACAPS laboratory led by Prof. G. R. Gao.
Benoît has published over 60 conference papers, journal articles and book chapters, and holds 15 hardware patents.