Fabrizio Gagliardi, BSC and RDA - Spain
Fabrizio Gagliardi is the Chair of the ACM Europe Policy Committee (EUACM). He works as Distinguished Research Director at the Polytechnic University of Barcelona and serves as Senior Strategy Advisor at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), in Spain.
Dr. Gagliardi has been consulting on computing and computing policy matters with the Commission of the European Union, several government and international bodies. Prior to this and till 2013 he was Europe, Middle East and Africa Director for External Research at Microsoft Research. He joined Microsoft in 2005 after a long career at CERN, the world leading laboratory for particle physics in Geneva. There he held several technical and senior managerial positions since 1975.
Dr. Gagliardi obtained a doctor degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa in Italy in 1974.