Meet the new BDVA Board of Directors

24/11/23

BDVA (Data, AI and Robotics aisbl) held its elections for the Board of Directors on November 17th 2023 online, in the context of the 29th General Assembly. As part of the meeting members were called to elect a new board of Directors. 24 directors w...

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BDVA (Data, AI and Robotics aisbl) held its elections for the Board of Directors on November 17th 2023 online, in the context of the 29th General Assembly. As part of the meeting members were called to elect a new board of Directors. 24 directors were appointed for the upcoming 2-year term.

Newly appointed BDVA Board of Directors

  • Juan Bernabé-Moreno – IBM, Ireland
  • Freek Bomhof – TNO, The Netherlands
  • Edward Curry – Insight SFI / University Ireland Research of Galway, Ireland
  • Davide Dalle Carbonare – Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, Italy
  • Valerio Frascolla – Intel, Germany
  • Stefan Gessler – NEC, Germany
  • Joost Geurts – INRIA, France
  • Dominique Grelet – Eviden (an ATOS business), Belgium
  • Thomas Hahn – Siemens, Germany
  • Laure Le Bars – SAP, France
  • Till Lech – SINTEF, Norway
  • Jeanette Nilsson – RISE, Sweden
  • Shane Ó Seasnáin – TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • María Pérez – UPM, Spain
  • Antonis Ramfos – ATC, Greece
  • Daniel Sáez – ITI, Spain
  • Harald Schöning – Software AG, Germany
  • Robert Seidl – Nokia, Germany
  • Rob Smeets – Philips, The Netherlands
  • Richard Stevens – IDC, Italy
  • Tuomo Tuikka – VTT, Finland
  • Stefan van Baelen – imec, Belgium
  • Patrick van der Smagt – Volkswagen Group, Germany
  • Andrejs Vasiljevs – Tilde, Latvia

 

Visit our BoD page here.

Members were also called to appoint a President and 3 Vice-presidents. Renewing the 2-year mandate for Thomas Hahn (Siemens) as President, for Laure Le Bars (SAP) and Valerio Frascolla (Intel) as Vice-Presidents for industry and for Edward Curry (Insight) as Vice-President for research.

BDVA would also like to express its gratitude to all the members of the Board who have served over the last two years, some of whom will not be continuing. It was an honour to have them in our association, representing the European data and AI family. We want to thank them for their contributions and dedication.

We hereby congratulate the appointed representatives and we are looking forward to collaborating and nurturing data and AI initiatives! The achievements of our association stand as a testament to your engagement and determination in supporting the data-driven community.