Paul Borgermans holds a Masters degree in Science and a PhD in Applied Physics. He became involved with high-performance computing from the start of the 90s while doing plasma physics research. From then on, computing has always been an important part of his job, which gradually involved the integration of large databases, computations, and operational management in R&D. The birth of the World Wide Web also marked the start of projects around intranet developments. Recently, he started a knowledge-management program with his current employer, the Belgian Nuclear Research Center.