François Flückiger



Grid Technologies

François Flückiger, Director of the CERN School of Computing, is Technology Transfer Officer for Information Technologies at CERN and Associate head of the CERN openlab for DataGrid applications. He is also an adjunct professor of Computer Science at the University of Geneva. Before joining CERN in 1978, he was employed for five years by SESA in Paris. At CERN, he has been in charge of external networking for more than 12 years and held positions in infrastructure and application networking. He is an adviser to the European Commission, a member of the Internet Society Advisory Council and the author of the reference textbook "Understanding Networked Multimedia" as well as more than 80 articles. He has 30 years of experience in networking and information technologies. François Flückiger graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité in 1973 and holds an MBA from the Enterprise Administration Institute in Paris in 1977.