About Us

Leadership

Leadership

EAI is led by top minds from the highest levels of government, research, industry and academia as well as from the grass-roots of the innovation community.

Imrich Chlamtac

Founder & President

Our Founder

Prof. Imrich Chlamtac
European Alliance for Innovation

Prof. Chlamtac is the President of EAI, European Alliance for Innovation. He pioneered EAI as a global initiative for promoting growth of ICT-based economy and digital society.

EAI supports research and innovation worldwide with a community of two hundred thousand Professionals worldwide through events, publications, and community collaboration.

Officers

Wim Bartholomeus

Wim Bartholomeus

Vice President
Founder of the law firm Rabot Law, Belgium

Miklos Boda

Miklos Boda

Secretary General

Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond

Treasurer
Regional Director Engineering and Services C-COR Broadband

Advisory Board

Steve Wright

Steve Wright

Chair
Former Head of Strategic Research at BT

Tarcisio Andreolli

Tarcisio Andreolli

Member
Former President of the Autonomous Region of Trentino – Alto Adige

Jacques Attali

Jacques Attali

Member
President, PlaNet Finance

Franco Bernabè

Franco Bernabè

Member
President, Telecom Italia

Tim Cook

Tim Cook

Member
Director at ISIS Innovation, Board Member TT Venture and Innovation Professor at Southampton University

Maurizio Dècina

Maurizio Dècina

Member
Professor of Telecommunications at the Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy)

João da Silva

Member
Former Director, DG INFSO.D “Converged Networks and Services” European Commission, EC Directorate General for the Information Society

Thorbjorn Jagland

Thorbjorn Jagland

Member
Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Bernard-Henri Lévy

João da Silva

Member
Intellectual, Philosopher and Journalist

Terttu Luukkonen

Terttu Luukkonen

Member
Head of Unit at the Research Institute of Finnish Economy

Nick Mckeown

Nick Mckeown

Member
Professor of CS and EE in Stanford University

Chemi Peres

Chemi Peres

Member
Founder and Managing General Partner of Pitango

Ahmed Qurie (Abu Ala)

Ahmed Qurie (Abu Ala)

Member
Former Prime Minister of Palestine

Javier Solana

Javier Solana

Member
Former EU High Representative and NATO Secretary General, President of Centre for Global Economics and Geopolitics ESADE

Staffan Truvé

Staffan Truvé

Member
CEO of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS); Co-founder of CR&T (Carlstedt Research and Technology), Chief Scientist at Recorded Future

Charles Wessner

Charles Wessner

Member
Director of Technology, Innovation, & Entrpreneurship at National Academy of Sciences

Steering Board

Afonso Ferreira

Afonso Ferreira

Chair of the Strategic Forum
Board Member, CNRS – Toulouse Institute of Computer Science, Seasoned practitioner of EU Institutions

Tiziana Catarci

Institutional members representative
Vice-Rector for ICT and Infrastructures at the University of Roma “La Sapienza”

Eliezer Dekel

Eliezer Dekel

Corporate members representative
Chief Architect, Huawei ERC

Anilkumar Dave

Anilkumar Dave

SME members representative
R&D Projects and Technology Transfer Unit Coordinator

Erwin Grosspiescth

Erwin Grosspiescth

Affiliated members representative
Chairman of the Board of Directors of EUROMICRO

Gabriel Silberman

Gabriel Silberman

International Cooperation representative
Director General, Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology

EAI Innovation Academy Board of Trustees

Virgilio Almeida

Virgilio Almeida

Secretary for Information Technology Policy for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil

Fabrizio Gagliardi

Fabrizio Gagliardi

Senior Strategy Advisor, Institutional – European Relations, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)

Malik Ghallab

Malik Ghallab

Directeur de recherche LAAS-CNRS and University of Toulouse

Santiago Grisolía

Santiago Grisolía

Executive President of the “Rey Jaime I” Prizes and Secretary of the Fundación Valenciana de Estudios Avanzados

Ward Hanson

Ward Hanson

Policy Forum Director and Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Bálint Magyar

Bálint Magyar

EIT Governing Board and Minister of Education

Henry Markram

Henry Markram

Director of the Blue Brain Project at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Hagit Messer-Yaron

Hagit Messer-Yaron

President of The Open University, Israel

Pablo Rudomin

Pablo Rudomin

Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Mexico

Roberto Saracco

Roberto Saracco

President and Node Director of European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) Italy

Oliviero Stock

Oliviero Stock

FBK-IRST Senior Fellow, AAAI Fellow and ECCAI Fellow

Mateo Valero

Mateo Valero

Director of the Spanish National Centre of Supercomputing; Correspondant Academic of the Spanish Royal Academy of Science

Wolfgang Wahlster

Wolfgang Wahlster

Director and CEO of the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI GmbH

Charles Wessner

Charles Wessner

Director of Technology, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship at National Academy of Sciences

Advisory board

Dr. Lawrence Summers

Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury and President Emeritus of Harvard

Prof. Eric Kandel

2000 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine and professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Prof. Nicholas Negroponte

Co-founder and former director of the MIT Media Lab

Dr. Maria Klawe

Board Director of Microsoft Corp. and President of Harvey Mudd College

Prof. Christopher S. Eisgruber

Provost of Princeton

Prof. Henry Rosovsky

Former professor of Economics, former Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and former Acting President of Harvard

Dr. David Fischer

Vice President of Advertising and Global Operations at Facebook

Dr. André Azoulay

Senior advisor to King Mohammed VI of Morocco

Prof. Bernard Henri Levy

Influential intellectual, philosopher and journalist

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