CEO and cofounder of CrowdSec. Philippe Humeau graduated in 1999 as IT security engineer from EPITA (Paris, France). He founded his first company at the same time and quickly oriented it towards penetration testing and high security hosting. He was also deeply involved in Magento’s community creation & animation in France and versed into eCommerce (wrote 4 books on the topic). In 2020, he founded CrowdSec, a company editing an eponymous open-source massively multiplayer firewall, leveraging both IP behavior & reputation to create a community and tackle the mass scale hacking problem. His crushes will forever be IT security, Linux, DevSecOps and entrepreneurship.