Jérôme Darmont is full professor of computer science at the Université de Lyon, France, and the director of the ERIC laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of Clermont-Ferrand II, France, and then joined the University of Lyon 2 as an associate professor. He became full professor in 2008.
His research interests mainly relate to database and data warehouse performance (performance optimization, auto-administration, benchmarking…) and cloud business intelligence (data security, query performance and cost, personal BI, big data analytics…). He is a member of several editorial boards and has served as a reviewer for numerous conferences and journals. Along with Torben Bach Pedersen, he initiated the VLDB Cloud Intelligence workshop series in 2012.