Nicolas Michel

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Nicolas Michel, dual CCIE No. 29410 R/S and DC, is a network architect with 10 years of experience in several fields: routing switching, data center, and unified communications. Nicolas is a former Sergeant in the French Air Force and started to work as a network engineer during the time he was serving. He has worked on several NATO-related projects.
He decided to move to Switzerland in 2011, to work for the local leading networking consulting company.
He was the principal UC architect for the UEFA EURO 2016 football tournament.

Nicolas is also an eager reader about emerging network technologies (SDN, Automation/ Network programmability). He blogs at and is also a president for a nongovernmental organization that helps children with autism.
He participates in an open source network simulation project:

Nicolas is actually living in Texas and is slowly becoming Texan…