Olivier Rouchon

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Mr Olivier Rouchon

Member since: 10/11/2013 - 14:17
Professional title: 
Programme Manager/Project Manager
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Long-term preservation
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Organization type: 
Government/Public Services

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After graduating as a Computer Science engineer, and various assignments with French ISPs, Olivier Rouchon spent seven years at Dell as an IT project manager and another sixteen at CINES, a French national data centre for higher education and research, where he held different managing positions in software development before leading the Digital Preservation department, with a five years stint as the head of the HPC department between 2013 and 2018. In 2023, he joined the Open Research Data Department (DDOR) at CNRS, to work on digital computing and data infrastructures and open data. In addition to these duties, he published papers relating the long term preservation of digital objects, is actively involved in the French Aristote – PIN (Pérennisation des Informations Numériques) working group as a coordinator, and seats at the HUMA-NUM (Very Large Research Infrastructure in Social Sciences and Humanities) Scientific Committee and CoreTrustSeal Board.

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