José Luiz Ribeiro Filho, Brazilian National Research and Educational Network (RNP) - Brazil
"This time, in my participation in the Cloud Federation & Open Science Cloud at cross-regional level session I intend to present the current status of RNP’s academic cloud and address some aspects of its potential integration with the EU Open Science Cloud."
José Luiz Ribeiro Filho holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the London University, a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from COPPE/UFRJ and is graduated in Eletronic Engineering at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He started his career as researcher at Núcleo de Computação Eletrônica (UFRJ) in the 80’s, having taken part and leadership in several computer architecture and computer networks projects. Between 1996 and 2000 was responsible for the consolidation of the Brazilian National Research and Education Network (RNP). In the following four years José Luiz had activities in the private sector at Telemar (former CTO of Tnext, the group’s data center and IT services company) and HP Brazil. Back at RNP in 2005, José Luiz was responsible for starting several national projects such as Redecomep and Rute, and lead the creation of the services and solutions area at RNP. He is currently the director of this area. He was counselor of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) in 1998-2000 and between 2011-2014, representing the academic community. He has also represented the country and RNP in various international forums like Internet Society (ISOC), Internet 2 , ICANN, LACNIC, etc.