Before joining Couchbase Tugdual was CTO of eXo the company behind the revolutionary online development tools Cloud-IDE and the open source social platform eXo Platform. Earlier Tugdual has work as Product Manager and Developer on the Oracle Middleware focusing on Java EE platform.
Tug has spoken at number of conferences including Devoxx, Open Source Day Poland, Google I/O, JavaOne and many meetups and user groups. He is co-founder of the Nantes JUG (Java User Group) that holds since 2008 monthly meeting about Java ecosystem. He also writes a blog available at http://tugdualgrall.blogspot.com and available @tgrall Finally when he finds the time to do it, he develops the site www.resultri.com a Google App Engine based application.