Jacques Magen is the founder and chairman of InterInnov, a company specialised in international innovation. He has 25 years of experience in international R&D and innovation all over Europe and beyond, most specifically in the field of IT and telecommunications. This includes more than 10 years in research and innovation collaborative programmes, both in industry and in national and regional funding public agencies. Jacques is a member of the Board of the 5G Infrastructure Association, a member of the Steering Board of the NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform, and a member of the FI-PPP Steering Board. He is also the Chairman of the Celtic-Plus European R&D programme in telecommunications. He has and is still participating in several EC projects, in particular in the domain of telecommunications and Future Internet.