Senior Advisor, European Space Agency (ESA), Italy
Maryline Lengert, Senior Advisor in the IT department of ESA, started end of 2009 an initiative to catalyse the creation of a European owned public cloud, serving initially the Science Research Area. The “Strategic Plan for a Scientific Cloud Computing infrastructure for Europe” endorsed in June 2011 has been the first step for the creation of Helix Nebula, the Science Cloud public-private partnership.
Maryline has 25+ years of experience in the IT domain within an international environment. Her previous positions include Technical Manager and Operations Director for Hospital Integrated Information System in S.A.I.C. France, Quality Manager and Head of the Account Management and Requirement Analysis Division in the ESA IT Department. Maryline holds a PhD in Physics and a Master in International and European Studies.