Wilfried de Kerchove de Denterghem

Wilfried de Kerchove de Denterghem

CTO in Paris

Work Experience

2022 — Now

Building the Beam Widget, a gentle way to share the latest cool links you find online directly to your friends’ home screen.

2022 — 2022

We’re building a new way to collect your thoughts and experience the Internet.

2021 — 2021
2019 — 2021

Preligens develops pioneering technology to enhance operational decision-making to build a safer world. Its artificial intelligence solutions are based on an automated analysis of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) workflows.

Powering state-of-the-art Machine Learning and Computer Vision, Preligens aggregates information from multi-intelligence sources (Multi-INT) to provide its Defence and Intelligence customers with strategic knowledge regarding mission critical areas of interest ensuring a more insightful operating picture.

2015 — 2018
CTO & co-founder at Blasty

Designed the whole technology stack (Rails-based). Teamed up with our developers to implement it. Assisted our data scientist in building our machine learning algorithm.

Blasty continuously monitors Google for illegal copies of your copyrighted content. Each time a suspected misuse is found, you can get it taken down automatically.

2013 — 2015
CTO at Yala Music

Oversaw platform technology to grow the multimillion userbase of this music streaming service by leveraging AWS.

2003 — 2014

Provided Mac OS X architecture & Cocoa development courses to third year students.

2011 — 2013

Designed and implemented a scalable Ruby on Rails backbone for the online reputation management system.

2008 — 2011
Lead Developer at Coladia

Worked as a lead developer on porting several PC games to the iPhone & Macintosh.

Also developed some innovative yet unfortunately cancelled app prototypes in time for the grand iPhone App Store opening.

2007 — 2008

Development of a Mac application suite for catalog production, from ERP data ingestion to automated page layout & print proofing.

2002 — 2006
Owner at Daedale

Just focusing on creating innovative and user-friendly software for Mac OS X.

Brought to market several products such as the award-winning MacReporter news software, and managed the process from the first design drafts to the final packaging stage.

MacReporter got demoed on stage during an Apple Keynote by Phil Schiller, Apple VP of Worldwide Product Marketing: youtu.be/jX4LkpaXqzc?t=…


1997 — 2002