Paul Mundt is the Founder and CEO at Adaptant. Prior to this, he was the CTO of OS & Virtualization and Director of the System Software department at Huawei’s European Research Center. Earlier, at Renesas in Tokyo, he was responsible for establishing both the initial open source strategy and vision while leading the organization to become a consistent top-10 contributor to the Linux kernel. He has more than 15 years of experience in technology and innovation management across a diverse range of domains. He has previously worked for Nokia, TimeSys, and MontaVista Software in various technical and leadership positions.
Dr. Jodie Hatfield is the Proposal Manager, EU Research Projects at Adaptant. She received her PhD from the University of Queensland (Australia) and has since worked with research institutes in both Australia and Japan, most recently as a recipient of the Matsumae International Fellowship. Her research interests have principally focused on the commercialisation of fundamental research, as well as corresponding privacy and ethical issues in the processing and handling of both personal data and research data in a global research atmosphere.