Alban Schmutz is currently Independent Board of CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure
Services Providers in Europe), and was one of its co-founder and Chairman
Within CISPE, Alban actively participated to deliver the first Cloud
infrastructure GDPR Code of Conduct validated by the European Data Protection
Board (CISPE Data Protection Code of Conduct), the 10 Principles for Fair
Software Licensing for Cloud users developed with CIO associations or the SWIPO
Code for Portability of infrastructure in the Cloud. In addition, Alban has
been the co-founder of the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, which engaged the
Cloud and Data Centre industry towards climate neutrality by 2030 in
collaboration with the European Commission.
Alban has been one of the co-founders of Gaia-X, former Member of the Board and
co-Chair Policy Rules Committee.
He served for 10 years as Senior Vice-President, Business Dev. & Public Affairs
at OVHcloud (2012-2022).
Alban started several companies in the Open Sources services and High
Performance Computing, and served in various Boards of research institutes,
engineering schools or competitiveness clusters. He hold Master’s degrees in
Telecommuncation, Political Sciences and Entrepreneurship.