Senior Vice-President, Business Dev. & Public Affairs at OVH
Chairman of CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe)
At OVH since 2012.
Deeply involved in R&D partnerships in the field of numerical simulation. Engaged in coordination several R&D platform projects focused on HPC, data center automation and Scientific Visualization, deployed with leading companies and co-funded by the French National Research Agency or French administration.
In 2000 created one of the leading open source company in France: Linagora.
Author of several articles on the Open Source business models, also the initiator of the first French professional medium dedicated to OSS.
Alban Schmutz holds several master degrees in Political Sciences (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris), Telecommunication Management (Institut Telecom) and Entrepreneurship (Institut Telecom, Evry-Val-d’Essonne University).