Alexandre Julliard

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Alexandre Julliard
Alexandre Julliard at Wineconf, 28 September 2009.
Born1970 (age 53–54)
Project leader of Wine

Alexandre Julliard (born 1970) is a computer programmer[1][2] who is best known as the project leader for Wine, a compatibility layer to run Microsoft Windows programs on Unix-like operating systems.

Julliard studied computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne.[3][4] He spent most of the 1990s working on embedded systems.[5] He now works full-time on Wine for CodeWeavers.

Julliard enjoys astronomy and lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.


  1. ^ (in French)Alexandre Julliard (Wine) "Wine n'amène aucune perte de performance par rapport à Windows" 24/04/2006 "..Alexandre Julliard, 35 ans, est le mainteneur du projet Wine depuis 1994. /1999 CodeWeavers, Chief Technology Officer / 1996 Lightning Instrumentation, chef de projets / 1994 Elca Informatique, ingénieur de développement"
  2. ^ New York Times: Little-Known Project Developing Alternative Software to Windows - By JOHN MARKOFF Published: January 18, 1999 - " the person of a 28-year-old Swiss programmer, Alexandre Julliard."
  3. ^ CodeWeavers - Alexandre Julliard "..graduated in 1994 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland with an MS in Computer Science."
  4. ^ Open Source and Community Licensing Summit Participants (Partial Listing) March 10, 1999 - "Alexandre Julliard is the leader of the Wine project. In his other life he is managing the embedded software development at Lightning Instrumentation in Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds a diploma in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology"
  5. ^ OLinux interview, April 2000 - A Fantastic Interview with Wine's Man Alexandre Julliard - By Fernando Ribeiro Corrêa and Luis Strano Archived 2004-07-06 at the Wayback Machine - "..I've been working in software development for the last 10 years, mostly in embedded software (routers, payphones, etc.)"

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