Executive Board (EB)

Alain Fiocco  Alain Fiocco 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 and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Institut Mines-Telecom.
Audrey Loridan-Baudrier Audrey Loridan-Baudrier is currently Chief Operations and Program Officer at Fondation Telecom. In her 15 years experience in the digital and telecommunications sector, she held several positions in the contexts of cooperation between the corporate world and the public sector. Before joining Institut Mines-Telecom as Deputy Director for Research (2012-2014), she worked for ARCEP as Deputy Chief of International Relations (2000-2006) then ANFR as Senior Economist (2006-2012) on behalf of the French Government and the International Telecommunication Union.
Gerard Memmi Gerard Memmi is the Head of the Computer Science and Networking Department at Telecom ParisTech. Prior to join Telecom ParisTech in 2009, he held several positions in academia (1984-1986) as well as in industries such as Thomson (1983) and Bull (1986-1996), of which he founded the US Applied Research Laboratory in Massachusetts, and held various executive positions in American start-ups. Today, his main scientific topics of interest are about data protection, energy profiling of programs, and formal verification.
Yves Poilane Yves Poilane is the Director of Telecom ParisTech. Prior to joining Telecom ParisTech in 2007, he held several positions in industry and academia, at Telecom Bretagne where he was Adjoint Director (1989-1994) as well as at Orange (1984-1989 and 1999-2007) where he was Director of TV services (2003-2006) and Director of Ile-de-France (2007). Among his current appointments, he is the President of the jury du Concours Commun Mines-Ponts, President of the International Relations Committee of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, and member of the Conseil national du numérique.

Steering Committee (SC)

Talel Abdessalem Talel Abdessalem is Director of Research at Telecom ParisTech, Director of the Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l’Information (LTCI), and leads the Interaction, Cognition and Complexity (IC2) research group. Previously to join Telecom ParisTech 1998, working on the large-scale data management and mining domain, he was assistant professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine.
Armand Levy Armand Levy is the Director of Innovation and Development at Telecom ParisTech since 2008, with a focus on Intellectual Properties, spin-offs and startups. He was previously Director of Research at Telecom ParisTech (2002-2007), and Head of the “Radio interface & Mobile Networks Engineering” Department at France Telecom (1998-2002).
Patrice Nivaggioli Patrice Nivaggioli has been working with the Cisco Service Provider organization for 15 years. He has been involved in designing large MPLS networks and more recently specialized in Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networking. He currently leads the Agile Development team for Cisco SP EMEAR, which co-develop leading edge software architecture for Internet of things and Cloud Based Services with customers and partners. Before joining Cisco, he held research engineer positions at Matra Cap System and Siemens.
Carole Reynaud Carole Reynaud is Business Operations Manager at Cisco. She joined Cisco in 2003, occupying several positions including System Architect (2003-2008), Software Development Manager (2008-2010), Project Manager (2010-2011) and Line Manager (2011-2015) in charge of end-to-end solutions for digital TV cable and satellite operators.
Dario Rossi Dario Rossi is a Professor at Telecom ParisTech and Ecole Polytechnique, and previously held positions at University of California, Berkeley and Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He co-chairs the RT2, federating the research in telecommunication networks of the Institut Mines-Telecom, is Member of the Bureau of Laboratory of Information Networking and Communication Sciences (LINCS) and of the Conseil de Labo de Telecom ParisTech. He is the holder of the NewNet@Paris Chair.
Jerome Tollet Jerome Tollet is a Distinguished Engineer working at Cisco with a specific focus on Datacenter, Container Networking, NFV and Security. Jerome has over 17 years experience in networking and at Cisco is an active member of, leading VPP-related projects. Previous to join Cisco, Jerome was driving SDN/NFV initiatives for a company he founded in 2000, and was CTO of, contributing to ONF, ETSI and IETF standard bodies and various open source initiatives including OpenDayLight, OpenStack and OpenVirtualSwitch.

Academic Team

Dario Rossi Dario Rossi is a Professor at Telecom ParisTech and Ecole Polytechnique, and is the holder of the NewNet@Paris Chair. He received the MSc and PhD degrees from Politecnico di Torino in 2001 and 2005 respectively. Before joining Telecom ParisTech in 2006, he held positions at University of California, Berkeley and Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He has coauthored 9 patents and over 150 papers in leading conferences and journals, that received 3 best paper awards, a Google Faculty Research Award (2015) and an IETF Applied Network Research Prize (2016). He serves in the editoral boards of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (Green Communications and Networking Series) and Elsevier Computer Networks Journal, and participated in the program committees of over 50 conferences including ACM ICN, ACM CoNEXT, IEEE INFOCOM of which he was also Distinguished Member (2015, 2016). His current research interests include Internet traffic measurement, Information centric networks and high speed networking. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM.
Jean Louis Rougier Jean-Louis Rougier is a Professor at Telecom ParisTech.
Before joining Telecom ParisTech in 2000, he received the MSc and PhD degrees from Telecom ParisTech in 1996 and 1999 respectively, and held a visiting position at University of California, Los Angeles during 2011. He has published over 50 research papers and advised more than 10 PhD and postdocs. His research interest include routing and traffic engineering in networks, in various contexts from Optical, to IP and Wireless Networks.
Luigi Iannone Luigi Iannone is currently an Associate Professor at Telecom ParisTech, in Paris, since May 2012. He was previously Senior Research Scientist at Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs), in Berlin, between September 2008 and April 2012. Before that, he worked as post-doc researcher at Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium in 2007-2008. During 2002-2007 he worked at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), first as PhD candidate until 2006 and later as post-doc. Before that, he obtained a MSc degree from the Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy. His current research interests include intra- and inter- domain routing, Future Internet architectures, Software Defined Networks,  as well as mobility, wireless networks, and wired/wireless convergence. He is currently serving on the editorial board of Elsevier Computer Networks Journal and co-chairing the LISP Working Group at the IETF.
Thomas Bonald Thomas Bonald is a Professor at Telecom ParisTech. He received a BSc from Ecole Polytechnique in 1994, a MSc from Telecom ParisTech in 1996 and a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique in 1999. Before joining Telecom ParisTech, he held a research engineer at Orange Labs, working on traffic modeling for wireline and wireless networks. He has coauthored 10 patents, several papers in leading conferences and journals some of which also received distinctions, among which the best paper award at ACM SIGMETRICS (2004). His main research interests are in queueing theory and stochastic models of communication networks. For his body of work, he was awarded the SEE Blondel Medal (2013).
Daniel Kofman Daniel Kofman is a Professor at Telecom ParisTech.
He received the MSc and PhD degrees from Telecom ParisTech in 1990 and 1994 respectively. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Information Networking and Communication Sciences (LINCS), CEO of ICT4V and has been CTO of RAD Data Communications (2006-2011). He co-founded a startup (1999) and the European Network of Excellence Euro-NGI (in 2003). He is member of the Scientific Committee of the French Parliament since 2003, recently co-authored a report on Internet Horizon 2030 for the CGST (Commissariat Général à la Stratégie et la Prospective, Premier Ministre) has been the President of the Experts Committee of the French National Research Agency (ANR) division in charge of Future Networks and Services, and contributed in think tanks and experts committees at the European Commission. Daniel authored two books, several vision and positioning documents for industry and public organizations, as well as several scientific papers. His present research interests are related with the evolution of ICT and their impact in vertical industries, including topics like the Internet of Things, smart grids, 5G and Cloud networks.
Michele Tortelli Michele Tortelli is a Research Assistant at Telecom ParisTech. He received the MSc (with Honors) and PhD degrees from Politecnico di Bari, Italy in 2011 and 2015, respectively. Among his responsabilities, he was leading the Telecom ParisTech team working on the EIT Digital European project “Information-aware data plane for programmable networks”. He participated in the program committee of IEEE VTC-Fall (2016), and he is currently co-chairing the demo and poster session of the ACM SIGCOMM conference on Information-Centric Networking (2016). His main research interests are in the design, modeling, and performance evaluation of information-oriented network architectures.