Daniel Lemire is a computer science professor at the Université du Québec (TELUQ). He has written over 70 peer-reviewed publications, including more than 40 journal articles. He has held competitive research grants for the last 15 years. He serves on the program committees of leading computer science conferences. During the 2016-2017 NSERC Discovery Grant competition, he received a rating of outstanding for the excellence of the researcher.
He is a long-time social media user: his blog has thousands of readers and was featured on Slashdot, Reddit and Hacker News. He was one of the first Twitter users: @lemire.