Alexandre Storelli

PhD, entrepreneur, AI engineer & fullstack developer

Work experience

2018-present Lead developer at Watcha
We build a collaboration tool for businesses focusing on confidentiality and security.
We fork open source projects and maintain a simplified, polished and turnkey flavor.
2015-present Founding a service of live radio streams analysis: Adblock Radio
Automatically detect advertisements in radio streams and mute them.
Open-sourced components on Github.
Project accelerated at Boost In Lyon (S1 2017) and at Lyon Startup (S2 2017).
2015-2016 Cofounder of Ciconie
Send pictures from your smartphone to your grand-parents' hands.
2011-2015 PhD degree in nuclear fusion research, Plasma Physics Laboratory (LPP), École Polytechnique, Paris.
Compared a phenomenon related to tokamak plasma turbulence between experiments & simulation.
Students representative: chaired regular meetings & contributed to social animation (2011-2013).
Thesis (in French, 2015)Main research article (2015)
2011 (6 months) Work placement with ESTEC (European Space Agency) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
Assessed radio blackout numerically during a high velocity atmospheric re-entry.
Thesis (in English, 2011)
2008 (7 months) Military service with the Parisian fire brigade.
Between emergency interventions, performed the carbon accounting of the brigade.

Languages and computer skills

To chat with other people Français French (native),
USAUK English (fully operational)
Deutsch German (solid background, to be reactivated)
Data science Experience in machine learning (SVM, Neural networks).
Experience of time-frequency signals analysis (FFT, MUSIC, Hilbert-Huang Transform)
Experience in audio fingerprinting.
SW backend Experience with NodeJS, Python, SQLite/MySQL (administration and optimization).
Linux/Debian sysadmin. Email, social media, cloud storage & web self-hosting.
SW frontend Javascript/React, Android SDK.
Some know-how with InDesign/Scribus, Photoshop/Gimp, Catia/FreeCAD and LaTeX.
HW prototyping 3D printing skills, happy hacking with ARM platforms (Raspberry Pi, Chip, Odroid…).


2013 (2 mo.) Stanford Ignite program, Paris. An intensive program to learn the
business fundamentals necessary to succeed in any entrepreneurial venture.
2010-2011 Engineering degree + Research master, Supaero, Toulouse (2010-2011).
Major in aeronautics and fluid mechanics. Master in Dynamics, energetics and transfers.
2007-2011 Engineering degree, École Polytechnique, Paris (2007-2010).
Multidisciplinary Master Degree, major in Mechanical Engineering.
2005-2007 Classes Préparatoires MPSI-PSI*, Stanislas, Paris.
2004-2005 Scientific A-levels, Saint Jean de Passy High School, Paris.

Other interests

Sports Enthusiastic squash player (with some competition)
Telemark skier (fun old-fashioned technique with free heels)
How technology changes society In favor of web decentralization, privacy, ethical design & free speech.
Actively watching cryptocurrencies & blockchain applications.

https://alexandre.storelli.fr – last update on Nov 14 2017