Alexandre Julliard was one of the first developers of Wine when it started in 1993. In 1994, he assumed the responsibility for maintaining the Wine project, and has led the project ever since.
Alexandre graduated in 1994 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland with an MS in Computer Science. He then worked for various companies developing embedded software for devices like payphones and routers, all the while maintaining the Wine project in his spare time.
In 1999 he joined CodeWeavers to work full time on Wine, assuming the role of CTO in 2003.