European Cloud State of Play

Since 2012 the European Commission have highlighted the importance of cloud for the industry. After 8 years what is the state of play for Cloud in Europe?

The speaker will present the perspectives of the European Cloud following the launch of the new Digital and Data strategies. How these new strategies can promote the use of Cloud in Europe? How distrust towards cloud-based solutions impede the development of the cloud sector. What Europe needs to do?

 

Biography

Odysseas Pyrovolakis works as a programme officer in the Cloud & Software Unit at the European Commission. He has been working for 8 years at the European Commission, in various programme and policy development assignments, in the areas of cloud, cybersecurity, software technologies and open source.

Prior to that, Odysseas acquired over 15 years of ICT experience, mostly in various IT management positions at private and public sector.

Odysseas holds a PhD in programmable communication networks, a MEng in Computer Engineering and an MBA.

Cloud Strategy

PROGRAM OFFICER DG CONNECT, CLOUD & SOFTWARE UNIT

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

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