GATE Advisory board established

GATE team has the pleasure to introduce its Advisory Board that will guide and support all project activities. The Board will supervise the CoE research and innovation strategy and will provide expert opinion regarding strategic choices. In order to strengthen the GATE CoE vision, the Advisory Board consists of people with experience, knowledge, skills and talents that will make a significant contribution.

Prof. Ivan Dimov - a Deputy Minister for Education in the Ministry of Education and Science in Bulgaria, professor in Mathematical Modelling at the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Edward Curry - a Vice President of the Big Data Value Association, research leader at the Insight Centre for Data and a funded investigator at LERO The Irish Software Research Centre

Petar Statev - Co-Founder and Chairman of Managing Board of ‘Cluster for ICT’, first Chairman of Balkan and Black Sea ICT Clusters Network

Staffan Truve – a CEO of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Co-founder of Carlstedt Research and Technology, Chief Scientist at Recorded Future;

Atanas Kiryakov - a founder and CEO of Ontotext, the most active Bulgarian company in ERA, a leading expert in semantic databases

Julia Brugge – ethical expert with broad transactional and corporate commercial experience in the area of IT and innovation management

Krasimir Simonski - a Deputy Chairperson to the State e-Government Agency (SEGA), ex-CEO of Executive Agency "Electronic communication networks and information systems"

The first Advisory Board meeting will be held on the 8th of December