Anwar Osseyran

Anwar Osseyran

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CEO with more than 25 years of multidisciplinary management experience in various areas of ICT including manufacturing, information management, health informatics, high performance computing, industrial automation and computer hardware and software. In his current position as the MD of SARA Computing and Networking Services, he introduced new HPC products and services to better support the Dutch research and education community and managed to realize double digit growth in turnover and profit for SARA as a national HPC service provider. Since 2008, he is also the CEO of VANCIS B.V., a high tech spin-off company of SARA, with 70 employees delivering various commercial ICT services.

Anwar Osseyran has hands-on experience in working within multinational organisations and has lived and worked in Lebanon, France, The Netherlands, UK, Japan and the USA. He is the chairman of the Advisory board of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, member of the of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Cyprus Institute for Supercomputing, chairman of the Advisory committee of the City Grid of Almere, member of the advisory board of Parthenon BV Symbiotic Green Datacenters, chairman of the advisory board of Ozzo Energy-Neutral Datacenters, member of the advisory board of the ICT Innovation Platform for Sustainable ICT, member of the Executive Board of ICT Office (the association of the Dutch ICT sector), member of the Dutch Climate Council, member of ICT Cluster Amsterdam, member of the ICT Media-Table in Almere and chairman of the National Green Data Centre Initiative in Amsterdam. Anwar Osseyran was a member of the Swiss National HPCN Strategy Group that redefined in 2007 the national High Performance Computing and Networking Strategy for Switzerland. Anwar Osseyran is co- author of the book “Broadband in a world of Glass”, ISBN 903952449 and of the book Duurzame ICT, ISBN 9789012582285