Head of the unit ICT for Enterprise Networking, DG INFSO, European Commission
Gérald Santucci has been working in the Information Society and Media Directorate-General of the European Commission since February 1986.
Since March 2004, he is head of the unit “ICT for Enterprise Networking”.
The portfolio of ongoing and planned RTD projects covers the following areas: Reference models and technologies for business networking; Technologies for digital ecosystems supporting regional growth and business innovation; Ambient intelligence technologies for the product lifecycle; and Enterprise interoperability. His main objective is to support the migration of e-business technologies to ambient, context aware collaborative environments for next generation enterprise networks associating all stakeholders, private and public.
Over the years, Mr Santucci has gained a wide experience in the activities of the Directorate-General through his involvement in research management, including heading the Unit “Applications relating to Administrations” during 1999-2002, and the Unit “Trust and Security” during 2003.
Mr Santucci holds a Master’s degree from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, and a PhD in Microeconomics from the University of Paris-XII.