ownCloud GmbH (Germany)
Over at ownCloud, Christian Schmitz is focused on strategic projects in EMEA, APAC and NA with an emphasis on public sector, defence, healthcare and research/education. Schmitz has been with ownCloud since 2013 and has been involved in start-ups both as executive and angel investor for 12 years. In 2015, Schmitz was instrumental in founding and kicking off the OpenCloudMesh standard for private cloud interoperability.
Schmitz also serves on the advisory board of ERCIS, the European Reseach Center for Information Systems and is ownClouds representative and member of the GÉANT General Assembly.