Governance

Executive Board (Comite d’Ealuation et d’Orientation)

David Ward : Senior Vice President, Chief Architect, and  CTO-Development, Cisco Systems

David Ward

Senior Vice President, Chief Architect, and CTO-Development, Cisco Systems

As Development CTO and Chief Architect at Cisco Systems, David is responsible for defining strategy and leading research and development of new innovation via tight partnerships with customers and academia. He is known in the industry because of his knowledge and expertise in IP/MPLS routing, high availability, network design, and systems software.

Mark Townsley : Fellow, Cisco Systems & Professor, Ecole Polytechnique

Mark Townsley

Fellow, Cisco Systems & Professor, Ecole Polytechnique

Mark Townsle  has over 25 years of experience in embedded software development, internet architecture, protocol design and standardization. Before Joining Cisco in 1997, he held engineering and research positions at IBM, the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and the Center for Satellite and Hybrid Communications Networks (CSHCN. Mark served as Internet Area Director of the IETF from 2005-2009, IETF L2TP Working Group Chair from 1999-2005, IESG Liaison to the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), IETF Pseudowire WG Technical Advisor, and is co-Chair of the recently formed IETF Home Networking Working Group (Homenet).

In addition to his industry appointments and work at Cisco, Mark is currently teaching and developing courses on Internet Protocol Design for l'École Polytechnique. When not traveling, Mark lives with his family in Paris, France.

mark.townsley@internet-of-everything.fr

Robert Vassoyan : General Manager (Directeur General), Cisco France

Robert Vassoyan

General Manager (Directeur General), Cisco France

Frank Pacard : Vice-president for Academic Affairs and research, Professor of mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique

Frank Pacard

Vice-president for Academic Affairs and research, Professor of mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique

An École Polytechnique graduate (Class of X84), Frank Pacard also earned an engineering degree at École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, follwed by a PhD in Mathematics and an HDR research accreditation. He is the author of over sixty scientific articles and supervises several research projects.

Frank Pacard joined École Polytechnique in 2010 as a professor of Mathematics and Director of the Laurent Schwartz Center for Mathematics (CMLS).

Frank.Pacard@polytechnique.edu

Olivier Bournez : Professor, director of LIX

Olivier Bournez

Professor, director of LIX

Olivier Bournez is professor of computer science, and director of the computer science laboratory of Ecole Polytechnique.  His research interests include continues time-models of computations, computations and dynamical systems, distributed computing, and verification.

olivier.bournez@polytechnique.edu

Benjamin Werner : Professor, head of dept, Ecole Polytechnique

Benjamin Werner

Professor, head of dept, Ecole Polytechnique

Benjamin Werner is a senior researcher at INRIA, currently on leave as professor at Ecole Polytechnique. As such, he is the head of the computer scientce department. Until 2012, he was leading the Typical research team, located at the LIX laboratory.

benjamin.werner@polytechnique.edu

Bernard Dubois : X64, Member of the Board of Directors of

Bernard Dubois

X64, Member of the Board of Directors of "Fondation X"

christine.bernard.dubois@gmail.com

Steering Group

Alain Fiocco : Sr. Director, Cisco systems

Alain Fiocco

Sr. Director, Cisco systems

Alain Fiocco is a 30 years veteran of the networking industry, the last 20 with Cisco Systems. He has been involved in some of the largest Network design projects commissioned by European Service Providers in the early days of Internet growth.

He is currently Senior Director, CTO Office, and lead “Paris Innovation & Research Lab”, a newly formed group of industry experts developing innovative networking technology assets. He is also leading IPv6 High Impact Program for Cisco.

afiocco@cisco.com

Mark Townsley : Fellow, Cisco Systems & Professor, Ecole Polytechnique

Mark Townsley

Fellow, Cisco Systems & Professor, Ecole Polytechnique

Mark Townsle  has over 25 years of experience in embedded software development, internet architecture, protocol design and standardization. Before Joining Cisco in 1997, he held engineering and research positions at IBM, the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and the Center for Satellite and Hybrid Communications Networks (CSHCN. Mark served as Internet Area Director of the IETF from 2005-2009, IETF L2TP Working Group Chair from 1999-2005, IESG Liaison to the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), IETF Pseudowire WG Technical Advisor, and is co-Chair of the recently formed IETF Home Networking Working Group (Homenet).

In addition to his industry appointments and work at Cisco, Mark is currently teaching and developing courses on Internet Protocol Design for l'École Polytechnique. When not traveling, Mark lives with his family in Paris, France.

mark.townsley@internet-of-everything.fr

Olivier Bournez : Professor, director of LIX

Olivier Bournez

Professor, director of LIX

Olivier Bournez is professor of computer science, and director of the computer science laboratory of Ecole Polytechnique.  His research interests include continues time-models of computations, computations and dynamical systems, distributed computing, and verification.

olivier.bournez@polytechnique.edu

Thomas Heide Clausen :

Thomas Heide Clausen

A graduate of Aalborg University, Denmark (M.Sc., PhD - civilingeniør, cand.polyt), Thomas has, since 2004 been on faculty at Ecole Polytechnique, France's premiere technical and scientific university.

At Ecole Polytechnique, Thomas leads the computer networking research group. He has developed, and coordinates, the computer networking curriculum,  and co-coordinates the Masters program in "Advanced Communication Networks" (ACN).   He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed academic publications17 IETF standards, has consulted for the development of IEEE 802.11s, and has contributed the routing portions of the recently ratified ITU-T G.9903 standard for G3-PLC networks - upon which, e.g., the current SmartGrid/ ConnectedEnergy initiatives are built. He serves on the scientific council of SmartGridsFrance.

thomas@thomasclausen.org