Pearse O'Donohue

Director
DG Connect - Directorate "Future Networks"
Participates in 1 Session

Pearse O'Donohue is Acting Director for the Future Networks Directorate of  DG CONNECT at the European Commission, dealing with policy development and research supporting the Digital Single Market as regards 5G networks, IoT, cloud and data flows and conceptualising new and innovative approaches towards service platforms and next generation Internet. As Head of the Cloud and Software Unit in DG CONNECT, he is also responsible for the strategic development and implementation of policy on cloud computing and software. 

Until October 2014, Pearse was Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, previous European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda. He was responsible for advising the Vice-President on the development and implementation of policy on electronic communications, networks and services, as well as broadband, spectrum and other related policies such as Internet governance.

Prior to that, Pearse was Head of the Radio Spectrum Policy Unit in the European Commission, DG CONNECT.  

Prior to joining the European Commission, Pearse held posts in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU in Brussels, and as Assistant Director of the Brussels office of the Irish Business & Employers' Confederation.


Sessions in which Pearse O'Donohue participates

Thursday June 20, 2019

4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Mirko Presser
Moderator
Aarhus University
Associate Professor, Deputy Head of ICDBD
Karsten Dehler
Moderator
It Forum
Commercial Director, IoT
Chaesub Lee
ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
Director
Tine Lai Andersen
City of Aarhus
Development Consultant
Paul Wilson
TM Forum
Chief Marketing Officer
Pearse O'Donohue
DG Connect - Directorate "Future Networks"
Director
Thomas Hahn
Siemens
President of BDVA & Chief Expert Software @ Siemens AG
Kees van der Klauw
Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)
Chairman
Sébastien Ziegler
Mandat International
Director at Mandat International and President of the IoT Forum