Managing Director, Genias Benelux
Ad Emmen studied physics at the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. From 1980 until 1995, he worked in several positions at the foundation for Academic Computing Services Amsterdam (SARA). He has published papers on supercomputing and publishing technology and co-founded the journal "Supercomputer". In 1996, he set up Genias Benelux, of which he is currently the managing director. He is also the editor of Primeur Magazine. Ad participated in the European Esprit projects HOISe-NM, EROPPA, and Dynamite and the IST projects WebSET and IERAPSI. Ad is also the dissemination manager of the FP7 Cloud project Contrail and participates in e-IRGSP. Ad is also the managing director of the Foundation AlmereGrid and member of the board of Gridforum Nederland. On behalf of AlmereGrid, he was dissemination manager for the FP7 projects EDGI, DEGISCO, and EDGeS., and currently for the IDGF-SP project.