Mickaël Graf, 37, is born in Montpellier, France. After obtaining his Masters Degree in Information System and Management, and a short job experience in France, he moved to Sweden in February 1999 and soon started to work as database developer in an Internet advertising company.
In January 2003 he started as database developer for GBIF-Sweden, at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. During his five years at this position, he made Sweden to be the third biggest provider of biodiversity records. He also developped the corporate website, which includes a search engine, a mapserver, news and documents.
Mickaël is also the creator and former main developer of Orage (http://www.xfce.org/projects/orage), a calendar application for the Xfce project (http://www.xfce.org), a desktop environment for various Linux and Unix systems.
He lately created geo:truc (http://www.geotruc.net/), a web based application allowing people to easily find the latitude and longitude of a location, and to encode them in different formats, such as geoRSS, geo (microformat) and machine tags.
Sweden, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm
database and web development