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NEM Executive Group

The NEM Executive Group (NEM EG) is a subset of the NEM Steering Board which, along with the NEM Secretariat, take responsibility for the day-to-day organisation, communication and logistics of the NEM initiative. Participation in the NEM Executive Group is open to those Steering Board member organisations who have capacity to play a more active role in the NEM development. In this group the orchestration of NEM events, participation in other events and presentation of NEM wherever appropriate is organised. The Executive Group is in charge of preparing suggestions and recommendations for discussion and approval by the Steering Board, and it is then in charge of performing and monitoring the progress of the work along with the NEM Secretariat.

The Executive Group elects an Executive Director. This Director, along with Vice-chairs and the whole Executive group, is answerable to the Steering Board and to the NEM Chairperson at all times. In this term, function of the Executive Director will be performed by NEM Chairmann.

The NEM Initiative Executive Group includes the following members:

Permanent EG members

No. Function Name Company
1 NEM Chairman Jean-Dominique Meunier Technicolor
2 NEM Vice-chair – Strategy Pierre-Yves Danet France Telecom
3 NEM Vice-chair – Liaison Andy Bower BBC
4 NEM Secretariat (Governance, European collaboration, cross-ETP cooperation) David Kennedy Eurescom
5 NEM Secretariat (International cooperation, Public relations, SME involvement) Julian Sesena Rose Vision
6 NEM Summit Coordinator Roger Torrenti Sigma Orionis
7 NEM Office Manager Halid Hrasnica Eurescom
8 Leader of NEM support project Yves-Marie Le Pannérer Technicolor

EG members with assigned roles

No. Function Name Company
1 Mirror Group and CELTIC relations Josephus van Sas Alcatel-Lucent
2 Education and Academia Jose Manuel Mendez UPM
3 NEM Summit programme Thorsten Herfet Intel
4 NEM Summit organisation Duygu Öktem Turk Telekom
5 NEM Summit organisation Jovanka Adzic Telecom Italia
6 Smart Search challenges Haluk Gökmen Arcelik
7 Content Value Chain Volker Hahn Vsonix
8 Bridging NEM with content industries and users Hadmut Holken Holken Consultants
9 Strategic NEM documents Christoph Dosch IRT