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Benoit Abeloos

Policy Officer Startups and Innovation Unit, Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology
European Commission
Participates in 1 Session

ICT engineer with an MBA, Benoit is policy officer in the startups and innovation unit of DG Connect. He chairs the FinTech Task Force standardisation and interoperability work stream between DG Connect and FISMA, and directly contributes to developing an EU Blockchain initiative. He is the EC liaison officer with the ISO Technical Committee 307 on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies where he coordinates Commission's inputs. He also follows the ITU-T Focus Group on Applications for Distributed Ledger Technologies and is member of the CEN Focus Group on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. He regularly speaks in and organises international conferences and workshops on blockchain, FinTech or other topics related to the digital economy. He worked previously as Policy Officer at the Health and Wellbeing Unit of DG Connect, where he was in charge of standardisation and of the epSOS large scale pilot project. Before joining the Commission, Benoit held different executive positions in ICT startups, in Amadeus, the technology partner of the travel industry, and in Belgacom, the Belgian Telecommunication incumbent.

Sessions in which Benoit Abeloos participates

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Madrid
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour
IoT and Big DataEmerging IoT Research and DevelopmentIoT Security and Data Protection