Francisco Medeiros

Francisco joined the European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General (DG INFSO) in early 2000. He worked on the development of EU radio spectrum policy and on R&D in the field of Mobile and Satellite Communications. In January 2012, he was appointed Deputy Head of Unit, Networked Media Systems. When DG INFSO became DG CONNECT in July 2012, he was appointed Deputy Head of Unit, Software & Services, Cloud Computing. Here he was involved in the implementation of the Commission Communication “Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe” and oversaw research and innovation initiatives on software and cloud computing in the context of Horizon 2020. He is currently the Belgian representative to European standardisation organisation CEN-CENELEC.