Jacques Magen is the founder and Chairman of InterInnov. He has more than 30 years of experience in international R&D and innovation all over Europe and beyond, most specifically in the field of IT and telecommunications. This includes 15+ years in research and innovation collaborative programmes, both in industry and in national and regional funding public agencies. Jacques is currently the Chairman of Celtic-Plus, and a member of the Board of Directors of the 5G Infrastructure Association. He is also a member of the Steering Board of the NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform, as well as the Chair of the FIWARE Mundus Committee.
Giulia Pastor is working as a Projects Manager for InterInnov. She has been working on the INFINITY, XIFI, FI-LINKS and Euro-5G projects, on matters related to community building and stakeholders’ engagement, as well as training sessions. Giulia is also dealing with financial and administrative issues within InterInnov. Before joining InterInnov, Giulia worked as a Junior Consultant in an SME involved in the management and dissemination of European FP7 projects. She holds a Master's degree in European Studies from the University of La Sorbonne and a degree in Political Sciences and International Relations.
Jose Gonzalez is working as Innovation Manager for InterInnov. He has been committed to cutting-edge Tech Innovation since 2010. In the past 5 years, Jose contributed to the success of 8 ICT projects in the areas of Future Internet, IoT and 5G, in the European Research and Innovation Programme. He has co-led the international growth of the FIWARE open source community. Besides launching two business ideas as an Intrapreneur, Jose completed an International Talent Program in Chile as Strategic Advisor of Telefonica R+D. He graduated with honors a M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid, and is certified as Scrum Master by the Scrum Alliance.
Géraldine Quetin is working as a Senior Consultant for InterInnov. She has been working in projets related to the FIRE initiative (Future Internet Research & Experimentation) as well as the WeHubs project on women entrepreneurship. Geraldine has been involved for more than 15 years in the incubation industry. She started an incubator in Paris, ran another one in Sophia Antipolis in France, and managed a start-up programme in the US. She is a former Board Member of the French and European (EBN) Incubators Network. She also teaches entrepreneurship in Universities and Research Centers for PhDs and master degree students. Geraldine graduated with a Master's Degree in Innovation and Technologies Management from Paris-Dauphine.
Thuriane Alissia Boutet is working as Communications Manager for InterInnov. Since 2009, she has been working in the analysis of public and political communication issues linked to the deployment and support of actions related to R&D and innovation. Thanks to previous experiences in scientific research institutions, such as IRSTEA, the French Scientific and Technological National Institute of Research, as Communication Assistant & Media Planner, and as a volunteer for the South-Western Research Station (SWRS) affiliated to the AMNH (American Museum of Natural History) in the USA, she has become an expert in the field of Scientific Communications. Previous experiences include audiovisual production and media strategy in the USA, in Israel, and in France. Thuriane holds two Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis in Human and Social Sciences, one in Journalism and one in Psychology, as well as a Masters in Communications from the European University of Rennes.