certificate, Certificate of business administration @
IMD Business School
Managing Director with many 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 (since 2001) as the MD of SURFsara, he introduced new HPC products and services to better support the Dutch research and education community
Managing Director with many 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 (since 2001) as the MD of SURFsara, he introduced new HPC products and services to better support the Dutch research and education community and managed between 2008 and 2012 to realize double digit growth in turnover and profit for its spin-off Vancis BV, a high tech company with over 150 employees delivering various high end ICT services. Dr. Osseyran has been appointed per September 2014 as Professor Business Analytics and Computer Science at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam.
Professor Osseyran has hands-on experience in working within multinational organizations and has lived and worked in Lebanon, France, The Netherlands, UK, 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, member of the Executive Board of Nederland ICT (the association of the Dutch ICT sector), Executive member of the Amsterdam Economic Board, member of the Amsterdam Climate Council, member of the Executive Board of the Alan Turing Institute Almere and chairman of the board of the Dutch Green IT Foundation in Amsterdam. Anwar Osseyran is (co-)author of the book “Broadband in a world of Glass” (Academic Service Computing, ISBN 903952449), Sustainable ICT (SDU Publishers, ISBN 9789012582285), Green ICT & Energy (CRC Press, ISBN 9780415620963), The Big Data Revolution (Einstein Books, ISBN 9789082199314) and Industrial Applications of High Performance Computing (CRC Press, ISBN 9781466596801). Prof. Osseyran has three patents to his name.
Book Author/Co-Editor @ Industrial Applications of High-Performance Computing: Best Global Practices is available for sale at CRC Press (www.crcpress.com, Catalogue no. K20795). Save 20% when you order online and enter Promo Code AVP17. The book may also be ordered on Amazon.com (ISBN: 978-1-4665-9680-1). From April 2015 to Present (6 months) Amsterdam Area, NetherlandsMember of the Executive Board @ From January 2015 to Present (9 months) Utrecht Area, NetherlandsProfessor Business Analytics and Computer Science @ The research scope of professor Osseyran is focused on the business use of HPC and Big Data in digital health, sustainability and smart energy systems. The latter involves the use of multimodal simulations, smart agents, and Big Data to match sustainable energy production and consumption. From September 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Amsterdam Area, NetherlandsManaging Director @ With effect from 1 January 2013, SARA BV (from then on ‘SURFsara’) and Vancis BV are part of the SURF Foundation. This merger creates an accessible and integrated e-Infrastructure for higher education and research that can be effective in achieving a wide variety of social and economic objectives. The Netherlands aims to play a leading role in the digital world and to be the digital gateway to Europe. The national e-Infrastructure - consisting of networks, supercomputers, grids, and data - plays a major role in this.
As the Dutch national High Performance Computing (HPC) Center, SURFsara supports researchers in the Netherlands and works closely together with the academic community and industry offering an integrated ICT research infrastructure and providing services in the areas of computing, data storage, visualization, cloud and e-Science support.
As managing Director, Anwar Osseyran is responsible for operations and financial results, the development of the strategy, services, financial and labor policies. SURFsara employs more than 80 computer-, network- and (3D)visualization-specialists, technicians, software developers and ICT consultants. From September 2001 to Present (14 years 1 month) Amsterdam Science ParkCEO @ Vancis BV originated as a spin-off of SARA foundation delivering advanced ICT services in co-location, hosting, storage, networking, software development and application support. From 2008 to 2012 (4 years) General Manager @ Fulfilled two roles within the Omron Europe organization:
First role: European R&D VP reporting to the CEO of Omron Europe.
Responsible within Omron’s European Management Team for the R&D portfolio and for the introduction of new software and hardware products and services in the market and Managing director of the European Technology and service centers in the UK, NL and ES.
Second role: VP of the Automation and Drives Business Unit.
Responsible for coordinating and driving the BU commercial activities across Europe (€ 200 M turnover) using internal and external resources and negotiating and managing external supplier services. The BU included the European product marketing, R&D, manufacturing plant in Den Bosch, and the national sales organizations. The Sales activities covered all European countries and were organized in vertical markets. A matrix structure of products and markets helped organize the development and promotion activities. Various consultants and rapid deployment engineering teams supported the national sales organizations in exploiting the existing product or market expertise and capitalizing on the existing R&D resources.
Omron Corporation is a Japanese multinational established in 1933, and manufactures electronic components and factory automation systems ranging from relays, switches, sensors, PLCs to industrial networks, software and card readers. In the year 2000, Omron had almost 23,000 employees world-wide of which about 2000 worked in Europe. Omron's net sales in 2000 in Europe exceeded one Billion Guilder. From September 1996 to September 2001 (5 years 1 month) VP @ Vice-President and board member of HISCOM B.V.
• Responsible within the board of management for the R&D portfolio, product development and consulting services. Those products and services covered:
- Electronic Medical Record;
- Picture Archiving and Communication Systems;
- Telematics and Telemedicine applications;
- Modeling and simulation tools;
- Interoperability of healthcare information systems;
- Smart and identification cards;
- Patient classification systems and resource management;
- Technology assessment of healthcare information systems;
• Member of the management committee in charge of investigating and coordinating the merger between the former BAZIS foundation and the RAET Hospital Information System division. Co-responsible for negotiating and setting up the business strategy and defining the product set of the new HISCOM organization (formerly BAZIS). From June 1994 to September 1996 (2 years 4 months) Director @ Director of the Co-operative Engineering Centre (CEC), for advanced applications, with about 35 consultants working in five areas: document management, Computational Linguistics, multimedia, computer-integrated manufacturing and telematics. The vertical market areas were healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, aerospace and education. From November 1989 to June 1994 (4 years 8 months) Development Manager @ Manager of the corporate hardware test technology group.
Leader of a team of 15 specialists and consultants supporting Philips' business units world-wide providing technology and industrial automation advisory for the design, manufacturing and test of electronic systems.
Pan-European project-leader of Esprit-II project 2478 (10 European partners, 60 man-years, 10 million ECU). The project involved major electronics companies like Siemens, Thomson, Matra and ABB and led to the establishment of the IEEE P1149.1 standard on Boundary Scan Test implementation for electronic manufacturing. From October 1986 to November 1989 (3 years 2 months) Development Engineer @ Hardware and software development engineer. Development of Computer-Aided tools for design and manufacturing of display systems and MRI coils. Automation of design and manufacturing processes. The results were published in a Ph.D thesis at the Technical University of Eindhoven (1986). From April 1979 to October 1986 (7 years 7 months)
certificate, Certificate of international business management @ Ashridge Business School From 1999 to 2000 certificate, Certificate of business administration @ IMD Business School From 1992 to 1993 PhD, Applied Physics @ Eindhoven University of Technology From 1985 to 1986 DEA, Electronics @ Institut polytechnique de Grenoble From 1978 to 1979 MsC, Electrical Engineering @ Ecole centrale de Lyon From 1977 to 1979 License, Physics @ Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 From 1975 to 1977 Anwar Osseyran is skilled in: Strategy, Software Development, Data Center, Management, Product Development, Cloud Computing, Testing, ICT, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategy, Product Management, Management Consulting, Green IT, Storage, Hardware, Informatics, High Performance..., Product Marketing, Apache, Virtualization, Broadband, Networking, Information Management, Automation, Leadership
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