Advisory Board

The members of the BiobankCloud Advisory Board are:

  • Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Associate Professor at Swedish University of Agricultural life sciences, and Chairman of the European COST Action: Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Network. He will provide expertise on exploitation within the biobanking community in Europe. Through the Cost Action, Erik will provide expertise in exploiting BiobankCloud in Europe.
  • Vinay Joosery, CEO of Severalnines, expert in big data/cloud computing. Severalnines are the leading European cloud computing startup, as selected by the Eurocloud awards in 2011. They provide database services as a PaaS, and will provide input into the usability and performance of our PaaS, as well as identify opportunities to exploit our PaaS within the cloud computing community.
  • Bernhard Ocklin is Engineering Director at MySQL Cluster (Oracle), the leading distributed, highly available database in the world. Through his extensive experience of building massive real-world storage systems, Bernhard will provide feedback on our scalability and security solutions, as well as technical challenges to overcome.