8 - 9 March 2016

Brussels, Belgium

Cloudscape VII chairs, speakers and roundtable participants.

 

  • Joe Baguley
    Keynote

    Joe Baguley, VMware

    Joe Baguley is VMware’s Chief Technology Officer for EMEA, joining VMware in July 2011. He helps develop and communicate VMware’s strategy and vision with customers and partners...

  • Tjerk Bijlsma
    Keynote

    Tjerk Bijlsma, Cisco

    As Technology Officer of Cisco’s EMEAR Data Center team, Tjerk is focused on evangelizing the Cisco DC vision, strategy and technology to executives, architects and engineers. Tjerk...

  • Kate Craig-Wood
    Keynote

    Kate Craig-Wood, Memset

    Kate founded Memset Ltd in 2002 with her brother Nick. Kate is also a main board member of techUK, chair of thetechUK’s climate change group, and a member of the ministerial Green...

  • Kuan Hon
    Keynote

    Kuan Hon, CCLS

    Kuan Hon, MA (Cantab), LLM (UPenn), MSc (Imperial), LLM (Queen Mary), is consultant to the  Cloud Legal Project  at the  Centre for Commercial Law Studies ,  Queen...

  • Dawn Leaf
    Keynote

    Dawn Leaf, US Department of Labor

    “What we really need to do is build capabilities . . . from the ground up so that our employees in the agencies can go past the traditional data systems that are the typical brick-and...

  • Joe Weinman
    Keynote

    Joe Weinman, Author of Cloudonomics

    Joe Weinman, serves as the Chairman of the IEEE Intercloud Testbed Executive Committee . He is the author of the highly regarded Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing as...

  • Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Lengert, European Space Agency

    Wolfgang Lengert is, since 2001, the Mission Manager of the ERS and Aeolus, Earth Observation satellites of the European Space Agency. In this role, he ensures an utmost exploitation of...

  • Boris Horvat

    Boris Horvat, UP IAM & Abelium

    Boris Horvat is an entrepreneur, a computer scientist and applied mathematician. He is a department head of Center for industrial applications at Andrej Marusic Institute, University of...

  • Bjorn

    Björn Hovstadius, EIT ICT Labs

    Bjorn Hovstadius is a Business Development Manager with experience from working in both large international companies and entrepreneurial organizations. Bjorn brings experience in most...

  • Svetoslav

    Svetoslav Mihaylov, EC

    Svetoslav Mihaylov is a Scientific/Technical Project/Policy Officer in Unit H5 – Smart Cities and Sustainability at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for...

  • Alexa Joyce

    Alexa Joyce, Microsoft

    As Director of Policy, Teaching and Learning for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Alexa Joyce supports national and regional governments and other education bodies in transforming education...

  • John Higgins

    John Higgins, DIGITALEUROPE

    John Higgins was appointed Director General of DIGITALEUROPE, the association for the digital technology industry in Europe, in November 2011 following nine years leading its UK member...

  • Ricardo Jimenez-Peris

    Ricardo Jimenez-Peris, LeanXcale

    Prof. Ricardo Jimenez-Peris is co-director of the Distributed Systems Lab at Univ. Politecnica de Madrid.   He has devoted his scientific career to scale out transactional...

  • Göran Sandahl

    Göran Sandahl, Unomaly

    Göran Sandahl is a co-founder of Unomaly, technical director and original founder of the idea and approach behind Unomaly. Prior to Unomaly, Göran spent 10 years in various...

  • Kevin Doolin

    Kevin Doolin, TSSG

    Kevin Doolin is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Director of European Union at Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG  www.tssg.org ) In his role as COO, Kevin is...

  • Clara Pezuela

    Clara Pezuela, ATOS

    Clara Pezuela is the ARTIST Project Coordinator, she’s the Head of IT market at Atos Research and Innovation unit in Atos. She is a senior project manager of several European projects...

  • Monique Morrow

    Monique Morrow, Cisco

    Monique was the first CTO of Cisco Services from June 2013 to November 2014 where she lead the development of Cisco Services Technologies mapped to Services Customer Solution Reference...

  • Michael Olmsted

    Michael Olmsted, Eurojust

    On 24 February 2014, following his designation by the United States Department of Justice, Michael C. Olmsted was appointed Liaison Prosecutor for the USA at Eurojust. He is Senior Counsel...

  • Davide Salomoni

    Davide Salomoni, INFN

    Davide is a Dirigente Tecnologo (Director of Technology) at the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN). His role is Head of the Research and Development team at CNAF (the...

  • Mario Campolargo

    Mario Campolargo, EC

    Mario Campolargo is Director for "Net Futures" in DG CONNECT responsible for Research and Innovation on what lies beyond the current Internet architecture, software and...

  • Jesus Garcia Luna

    Dr. Jesus Luna Garcia, CSA

    Jesus is the Research Director of the Cloud Security Alliance (Europe). His main responsibilities include the internal scientific/technical management of CSA’s funded projects (EC FP7...

  • Corinna Schulze

    Corinna Schulze, SAP

    Corinna Schulze is Director, EU Government Relations, Global Corporate Affairs at SAP. In her current position she is responsible for public policy matters related to Data Privacy and...

  • Mark Lange

    Mark Lange, Microsoft

    Mark is Director EU Institutional Relations, Microsoft and was previously Senior Policy Counsel in the Microsoft Law and Corporate Affairs department in Europe. Mark works on...

  • Alexander Lefebvre

    Alexandre Lefebvre, UShareSoft

    Alexandre Lefebvre (PhD) is Project Manager at UShareSoft, in charge of UForge customer delivery. He has more of 25 years of experience in R&D in the middleware, open source and...

  • Patrice Chazerand

    Patrice Chazerand, DIGITALEUROPE

    Patrice Chazerand is Director in charge of Digital Economy and Trade Groups at DIGITALEUROPE.    Prior to joining DIGITALEUROPE, Patrice Chazerand was the Secretary-General...

  • Massimo Villari

    Prof. Massimo Villari, University of Messina

    Massimo Villari received the Laurea degree (bachelor's degree + masters) in 1999 in Electronic Engineering, University of Messina Italy and in 2003 he received his Ph.D. In 2002 he was...

  • Daniele Catteddu

    Daniele Catteddu, CSA

    Daniele Catteddu, is the Managing Director, EMEA, in Cloud Security Alliance, where he is responsible for the definition and execution of the company strategy in EU, Middle East and Africa....

  • Ian Walden

    Ian Walden, CCLS

    Ian Walden is Professor of Information and Communications Law and head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University...

  • Luc Hendrickx

    Luc Hendrickx, UEAPME & CloudingSMEs

    Luc Hendrickx has been the Director of Enterprise Policy and External Relations at UEAPME since 2000. He is responsible for SME policy, better regulation, legal affairs, internal market...

  • Ilias Spais

    Ilias Spais, ATC

    Ilias Spais is Electrical and Computer Engineer and PhD degree in Analysis, Design and Development of Processes, Systems and Computer Engineering. He is working as an IT consultant in the...

  • Bram Pellens

    Bram Pellens, SPIKES

    Bram Pellens is a senior researcher on cloud-based systems and real-time context aware applications. After obtaining his PhD in Computer Science with topics in semantics and modeling, he...

  • Fabien Schmitz

    Fabien Schmitz, Gayatech

    Fabien Schmitz is CEO at Gayatech. Gayatech is a company specialized in the supply of educational software solutions accessible to students and teachers at anytime, anywhere and on any kind...

  • Giorgio Aprile

    Giorgio Aprile, AON

    Giorgio Aprile is principal consultant at AON's Financial Institutions business unit. Aprile focusses on supporting financial services clients, predominantly banks, investment firms and...

  • Dalibor Baškovč

    Dalibor Baškovč, EuroCloud Slovenia

    Dalibor Baškovč is vice president of EuroCloud Europe's general assembly where he focusses on startups and innovation in Europe, supporting the value chain and financing of R...

  • Andreas Weiss

    Andreas Weiss, EuroCloud

    Andreas Weiss has over 30 years of experience in the IT branch and offers management and project consulting to support the modernisation of IT processes. His experience as a leader of...

  • Jonathan Sage

    Jonathan Sage, IBM Governmental Programmes

    Jonathan is a member of the global technology policy team within IBM’s Governmental Programmes. He is the policy lead on cloud computing and cyber security for the EU. In this role he...

  • Dirk van Rooy

    Dirk van Rooy, EC

    Dirk van Rooy is Head of Sector, European Cloud Partnership, DG CONNECT, European Commission. He has been working for the European Commission since 1993, in the Directorate-General CONNECT...

  • Pearse o'Donohue

    Pearse o'Donohue, EC

    Pearse O’Donohue is the new Head of Unit E2, Software & Services, Cloud Computing, European Commission. Prior to this he was Head of Cabinet of Vice President Neelie Kroes at...

  • Rüdiger Dorn

    Rüdiger Dorn, Microsoft

    Rüdiger Dorn is part of Microsoft CTO office and leads the Public Sector Cloud Strategy for Microsoft in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He is responsible for driving the cloud...

  • James Mitchell

    James Mitchell, Strategic Blue

    "By establishing a transparent value for commodity cloud services, businesses will be able to put a price on innovation." Dr James Mitchell is Co-founder & CEO of ...

  • Nikolaos Isaris

    Nikolaos Isaris, EC

    Nikolaos Isaris is Deputy Head of Unit, Future Internet Experimental Platforms at the European Commission - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.  ...

  • David Bernstein

    David Bernstein, Cloud Strategy Partners & IEEE

    David Bernstein is Managing Director of Cloud Strategy Partners in Silicon Valley, California, serving clients in Cloud Computing related Communications, Networking, and Security areas....

  • Gabriella Cataneo

    Gabriella Cattaneo, IDC

    Gabriella Cattaneo is Associate Vice President, IDC European Government Consulting providing research and consulting services to governments and policy makers on the development of ICT...

  • Dimitra Liveri

    Dimitra Liveri, ENISA

    Dimitra Liveri has been working in ENISA (second time) since March 2013 as a Networks and Information security officer, focusing on cloud computing by managing the ENISA Cloud security and...

  • Robert Jenkins

    Robert Jenkins, CloudSigma

    Robert Jenkins is the co-founder and CEO of CloudSigma. Until February 2013 he was the CloudSigma CTO responsible for leading the technological innovation of the company’s pure-cloud...

  • Ignacio Blanquer

    Ignacio Blanquer, UPV

    Ignacio Blanquer, Ph.D in Computer Science, is professor at Valencia University of Technology and member of the Institute of Research in Molecular Imaging. He is currently the European...

  • Cedric Thomas

    Cedric Thomas, OW2 Consortium

    An IT industry veteran with twenty-five years of experience in strategic and marketing consulting for IT vendors and systems integrators, Cedric Thomas has masterminded the launch of the...

  • Tua Huomo

    Tua Huomo, EIT ICT Labs

    Dr. Tua Huomo brings over 20 years of experience, research and leadership in the ICT sector. She was appointed Action Line Leader for EIT ICT Labs’ Future Cloud Action Line in 2013....

  • Robert Bohn

    Robert Bohn, NIST

    Robert Bohn, of the Applied and Computational Sciences Division in NIST/ITL, serves as the Reference Architecture Lead for the NIST Cloud Computing Program. In this role, he works with...

  • Michel Drescher

    Michel Drescher, EGI.eu

    After graduating in Computer Science and Biology in 1997, Michel's career started by providing the entire client side of the first UNICORE stack for HPC. Since then, distributed...

  • David Wallom, Oxford eResearch Centre

    David Wallom, Oxford eResearch Centre

    Dr David Wallom is the Associate Director – Innovation of the Oxford e-Research Centre, where he leads three different activities, Energy and ICT, Cloud Computing and Volunteer...

  • Evangelos Floros

    Evangelos Floros, GRNET

    Evangelos Floros currently works as a Project Manager in GRNET, Athens, Greece, where he is coordinating the PRACE-GR national-funded project whose goal is to procure, deploy and operate a...

  • Silvana Muscella

    Silvana Muscella, Trust-IT Services

    Silvana Muscella CEO & founder of Trust-IT Services, focuses on high-level strategy building, business acquisition, & strategic marketing communication developments in researching...

  • Alan Sill

    Alan Sill, OGF

    Dr. Alan Sill is currently Senior Scientist at the Texas Tech University High Performance Computing Center and serves as Vice President of Standards for the Open Grid Forum (http://www.ogf...

  • Philippe Massonet

    Philippe Massonet, CETIC

    Philippe Massonet is scientific coordinator at CETIC. His research interests cover the areas of software, service and security engineering, applied formal methods and distributed systems...