Florent is principal Developer Technology Engineer (Devtech) at NVIDIA. He graduated with a PhD in applied mathematics at INRIA in 2005. After graduation, he consulted for several financial institutions, mainly investment banks in electronic markets and then quantitative research teams. An early adopter of CUDA, he enabled several institutions with GPU computing, in Finance, Insurance and Oil and Gas. Today, Florent is working on optimizing CUDA implementations for quantitative finance and energy simulations.