Andreas de Blanche is an associate professor in computer engineering at the department of engineering sciences at University West, Sweden. During the last two years Andreas has been working as the high performance specialist at AB Tetra Pak’s engineering excellence department. Andreas received his M.Sc. in informatics from Gothenburg University and has a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. His research interests lie primarily in the intersection between high performance computing, co-scheduling and industrial simulations. More recently his focus has shifted to include blockchain technologies.