Mr Olivier Rouchon
After graduating as a Computer Science engineer, and various stints with French ISPs, Olivier Rouchon spent seven years at Dell as an IT project manager. In 2006, he joined CINES, a French national data centre for higher education and research, and held different managing positions in software development before leading the department. In addition to his management duties, he was actively involved in the French Aristote – PIN (Pérennisation des Informations Numériques) working group as a coordinator, and published papers relating the long term preservation of digital objects. He is currently the head of the HPC department.