2013 Speakers

Luc Frieden
Minister of Finance, Minister for Communications and Media, Luxembourg

Minister of Finance
Minister for Communications and Media (more…)

Chiseki Sagawa
Corporate Vice President, Fujitsu Limited

Chiseki Sagawa has been with Fujitsu Limited for more than 25 years and is currently the Head of Global Software Center, Service Platform Business, responsible for cloud computing strategies, its platform development, as well as business executions worldwide. (more…)

Chad Woolf
Director, AWS Risk and Compliance

Chad leads the global compliance program at Amazon Web Services. His efforts focus on enabling enterprise and government adoption of cloud computing by supporting integration of the AWS environment into customers’ risk and control frameworks. (more…)

Greg Spicer
Senior Cloud Architect at Dimension Data – Global Cloud Business Unit

As a member of the Dimension Data Cloud Business Unit, Greg Spicer leads the Global Architecture team that is responsible for creating transformational Cloud solutions. (more…)

Ken Ducatel
‎Head of Unit, Software and Services, Cloud Computing at DG Connect

Ken Ducatel, British, aged 56, holds a PhD in economic geography from Bristol University and an MSc in transport policy from Cranfield University in the UK. He has worked on information society policy for more than twenty years.


Alain Garnier
CEO, Jamespot

Mass entrepreneur, Alain is 26 when he creates ARISEM, software’s editor specialized in the processing of semantic information. Resold at Thales in 2004, he restarts a new entrepreneurial adventure and co-founded EVALIMAGE, a department of measure and analysis of the web world centered on the brand and consumers, company evenly resold a few years later to theCRMCompany. (more…)

Alexandre Steiner
Development Director, Numergy and Eurocloud France Board member

Alexandre Steiner founded OiO Ventures in 2012, a financing support and development structure in open innovation between start-ups and key clients. (more…)

Amal Choury
President EuroCloud Luxembourg. Founder and Managing Director e-Kenz

Amal Choury is the President of EuroCloud Luxembourg and the founder and managing director of e-Kenz, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that enables SMEs to reduce the cost of their enterprise resource planning (ERP) activities and allows them to focus on their core business. (more…)

Dr. Andreas Tegge
Vice President EU Government Relations, SAP AG

Andreas Tegge joined SAP in 2005 as Vice President for EU Government Relations. In this role Andreas heads up the SAP EU Representation Office in Brussels and is in charge of managing the company’s relations with the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council and other stakeholders. (more…)

Andreas Weiss
Director EuroCloud Germany

Andreas Weiss is acting since nearly 30 years in the IT sector. He has managed several medium-sized IT companies in various countries and led IT projects for international corporations in the field of business process and workflow management. (more…)

Andreas Dangl
Managing Director, Fabasoft

Andreas Dangl is a Managing Director and Head of Software Development at Fabasoft, a leading European vendor of software products for the consistent and efficient handling of electronic documents and business records. (more…)

Bernard Paques
Cloud Solution Architect, Dimension Data

Bernard Paques is Cloud Solution Architect at Dimension Data. The company has been recognized as a major cloud service provider, specialized into enterprise requirements. (more…)

Bjorn Tremmerie
Head ERP-EIF Dachfonds, European Investment Fund

Bjorn Tremmerie is Head of the EUR 1bn ERP-EIF Dachfonds at EIF, which he joined in 2002. He is part of the VC team where he is responsible for making and monitoring investments in Venture Capital funds in Europe with a particular focus on Germany. (more…)

Bruce Otte
Director, IBM Platform and Workload Services, IBM SmartCloud Services, IBM Global Technology Services (GTS)

As the Director of IBM Platform and Workload Services – Cloud Managed Services, Mr. Otte manages a team responsible for the architecture, development, and deployment of IBM cloud delivered Platform as a Service and Workload-as-a-Service offerings as part of the IBM SmartCloud Services portfolio.  (more…)

Bernd Becker
President, EuroCloud Europe

Since the foundation of EuroCloud Europe as the umbrella organization of the European network of national EuroCloud associations in January 2010, Bernd Becker acted as Vice President before he was elected as President of EuroCloud Europe in January 2013. (more…)

Camilla Grynnerup Fisker
Special advisor at Agency for Digitisation, Danish Ministry of Finance

Camilla Grynnerup Fisker is special advisor at the Agency for Digitisation within the Danish Ministry of Finance. (more…)

Céline Blanc
Marketing and Sales Director, Nomalys

Céline Blanc is the Marketing and Sales Director of Nomalys. After graduating from the Business School EDHEC, Céline has started her career in credit insurance as credit analyst at Euler Hermes. She was also in charge of sales at Coface.  (more…)

Dominique Vernier
IT Architect, IBM Global Cloud Services Enablement

I’m Dominique Vernier,I’m working for the IBM Global Cloud Services Enablement as IT Architect. I have 20 years plus experience in Information Technology. I worked as employee or consultant for national and international companies such as LogicaCMG, Texaco and Caterpillar. (more…)

Domen Baskovec
Product Manager, Si.mobil d.d.

Domen Baskovec is Head of newly established Telekom Austria Group Cloud Competences Center, situated within Si.mobil d.d. Mr. Baskovec has been working at Si.mobil in Product Marketing for the last 7 years. (more…)

Jacques Ruckert
Director Products & Solutions,Telindus

Jacques Ruckert is a telecom executive,  combining 26 years of experience in Telecoms, electronic payment systems  and IT, with 20 years of leadership experience in this domain. (more…)

Jean-Louis Schiltz
Partner at Schiltz & Schiltz

Jean-Louis Schiltz practices law in Luxembourg with a focus on technology and finance. He is a partner at Schiltz & Schiltz, avocats à la Cour, a firm established in 1937 by Tony Biever, MP. (more…)

João Dolores
‎Head of Cloud Business Unit, Portugal Telecom

João Dolores is responsible for Portugal Telecom’s Cloud Business Unit, with the mission of defining and implementing the company’s IT/Cloud portfolio and go-to-market strategies, both at a national and international level. He is also responsible for managing PT’s strategic partnerships in this space. (more…)

Jon Walklin
Director of Technology Development, Guidepost Solutions Limited

Jon is Director of Technology Development responsible for using and promoting the use of technology in due diligence, forensic accounting and financial investigations. (more…)

Kurt Kammerer
Founder and CEO, regify

As a serial entrepreneur, Kurt established several international software and communication businesses. From 2003 to 2008, he led the growth of US-based VI Agents, a pioneer in business applications delivered as a service. (more…)

Linda Strick
Business Development, Fraunhofer FOKUS

Linda Strick is more than 20 years with the Fraunhofer-Institute FOKUS and works as business developer in the application domain of eGovernment. Her main areas of work are in: distributed systems for telecommunications, Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing. (more…)

Marco Houwen
CEO & Founder, LuxCloud

Marco is a successful entrepreneur – living the American dream but in Europe. Evolving from the role of a farmer at the age of 20 to a European leader in the Internet infrastructure and cloud economy today. His transformation began in 2000, when he co-founded the DCL Group, a platform for companies related to the Internet.


Mario Batusic
Accessibility Expert, Fabasoft

Mag. Mario Batusic, Accessibility Expert at Fabasoft, who is blind himself, has been working in the web and software accessibility sector for 17 years. (more…)

Matthieu Hug
CEO, Fujitsu Runmyprocess

Matthieu is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO of RunMyProcess, a leading process and integration PaaS used by over 350 enterprises in 44 countries.  (more…)

Patricia Valinho
Head of Business Development, PHC FX

Patricia Valinho is the head of Business Development for PHC FX. For the last decade, she has been working in the European IT sector with a special focus on innovation strategy and user experience. (more…)

Nicolas Dittberner
Country Manager DACH, Elance

A specialist in ecommerce and cloud services, Nicolas Dittberner joined Elance as a Country Manager for DACH in June 2013, being responsible for Elance’s activities in the DACH region. (more…)

Raphaël Ferreira
Co-Founder & CEO, eNovance
Raphaël is the Co-Founder and CEO of eNovance, a major contributor in the OpenStack code and an active player of the open cloud ecosystem in Europe and Canada. (more…)
Raphael Nicoud
CEO & founder, Nuage Labs
Graduated in computer science & engineering in 2006. He is CEO of Aqua Ray, a European Webhosting provider with datacenters in Paris and Barcelona, now focusing through Nuage Labs on Cloud storage software enhancers. (more…)
Thierry Fromes
General Manager, Microsoft Luxembourg

Thierry Fromes is in charge of Microsoft Luxembourg’s activities as General Manager. Thierry Fromes founded Microsoft’s Luxembourg subsidiary in 2003 and positioned the company as a strategic partner for key companies and partners in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in developing an ecosystem around the Microsoft technology portfolio.


Tim J. Sandage
CISSP, CRISC, CCSK Senior Risk & Compliance Strategist Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Tim is a Senior Risk & Compliance Strategist for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Tim specializes in risk, compliance and secure delivery of cloud computing services; as well as continuous monitoring of current compliance efforts and certifications. (more…)

Tony Lucas
SVP Product, Flexiant
Lucas spent 12 years as CEO and majority owner of XCalibre Communications, a web hosting company. During the latter half of this period, he developed the FlexiScale cloud computing technology, (more…)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Rainer Hofmann
Professor for Information Management at the University of Applied Science in Aschaffenburg

Since November 1996, Prof Dr Georg Hofmann has been Professor for Information Management at the University of Applied Science in Aschaffenburg.  (more…)

Victor Lasierra
CMO, ECmanaged

Mr Victor Lasierra (1967) is the proud CMO of ECmanaged, the pioneering Cloud management tool. After having contributed to the growth of the Barcelona office of telco and managed services company Colt Technology Services, he uses his expertise to put ECmanaged into the global market. (more…)

Dr. Vishal Mallick
CEO, Performance Buildings AG

Dr. Vishal Mallick studied Mechanical Engineering in the UK and started his career as a scientist at ABB Switzerland, where he went on to hold different positions in Technology Management before changing to an operational role in Real Estate Management. (more…)

Youval Eched
CEO, YEMA Consultants; VP, World e-Gov 2.0 Forum; VP AFNET, e-Government programs

Youval ECHED is acting as an ICT Expert for more than 30 years, especially in the Public Sector. He is recognized as a European specialist within Security, e-ID, electronic signature, biometry, e-Health, Trust Services Industry and e-Government services development. (more…)

Marius Iatan
CEO and co-founder, RenderStreet

Marius is the CEO and co-founder of RenderStreet – a company that uses cloud computing to render 3D projects. With more than 12 years of entrepreneurship under his belt and a strong technical background, Marius is now taking an active interest in making technology accessible for non tech-savvy users.  (more…)

Frank Leymann
Director, Institute of Architecture of Application Systems, University of Stuttgart

Frank Leymann will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Gershon Janssen
Secretary, Identity in the Cloud Committe

Gershon Janssen will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Brian Spector
CEO, CertiVox

Brian Spector will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Bob Bohn
Cloud Computing Program Manager, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Bob Bohn will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi
Huawei Technologies

Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

John Sabo
Chair, Privacy Management and Reference Model Committee

John Sabo will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

James Kobielus,
Big Data Evangelist, IBM

James Kobielus will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Carola Carstens
Project Officer, European Commission

Carola Carstens will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Yuri Demchenko
Researcher and Developer on Cloud and Big Data Infrastructure Services, Applications and Network Security, University of Amsterdam

Yuri Demchenko will take part in the ICS day, organised in parallel by OASIS.

Rachel Delacour
CEO and co-founder, BIME (We Are Cloud)

Rachel Delacour is CEO and co-founder of BIME (We Are Cloud), a bootstrapped European startup that empowers businesses of any size to profit in era of Big Data. (more…)

Vladimir Bataev
Product Portfolio Manager, EsperantoXL
Vladimir Bataev is a product portfolio manager at EsperantoXL, system integration/enterprise mobility solutions provider based in the Netherlands. (more…)
Igor Košir
Strategic Programs Director, Smart Com

Mr. Igor Košir is a Strategic Programs Director at Smart Com, leading system integrator in Slovenia. (more…)

John Phillips
Standards Officer, Microsoft UK

John Phillips has held research posts in advanced semiconductor devices and in radio system design but he has spent his recent years working in the governance of standards bodies and working on ICT standards. (more…)

Olivier Antoine
Senior Consultant on Risk and Business Advisory Team and Information Security Officer, ebrc

Olivier Antoine has been working at ebrc since 2008 as Senior Consultant on Risk and Business Advisory Team and Information Security Officer. (more…)

Rita Goffin
General Manager, Systemat Luxembourg PSF sa

Rita Goffin has sat on several executive committees and boards of directors of Luxemburgish and International companies mainly in Human Resources Management functions: Mobil Plastics Europe, Ampacet Corporation, United States Gypsum and Guardian Glass.


Christian Stammel
CEO, Navispace AG

Christian Stammel, born in 1969, is the founder of Wearable Technologies (WT) – the internationally leading innovation platform for technologies worn close to or at the body. (more…)

Fabian Bender
Allianz Digital Accelerator

Fabian Bender joined the Accelerator team in 2013 and brings a wealth of international investment experience as well as operational excellence. (more…)

David Ednie
President and CEO, SalesChannel Europe

David Ednie is President and CEO of SalesChannel Europe. He is acknowledged as an expert in GTM Strategy, Sales Performance Motivation, The Buyer’s Journey and The E2E Customer Experience. (more…)

Esra Baser
Strategic Planning and Marketing Group Manager, KocSistem

Esra Baser is Strategic Planning and Marketing Group Manager at KocSistem, pioneering solution and service provider of the IT sector based in Turkey. (more…)