Pierre Guisset is senior consultant at ERCIM (www.ercim.eu) since 2008 and is strongly involved in the FP7 PaaSage (www.paasage.eu) project. Pierre graduated in Civil Engineering in 1980 and in Business Administration in 1983 from the University of Louvain, Belgium. After being researcher focusing on applying Operations Research in Engineering modelling technologies, he founded Numerical Integration Technologies NV in 1990 which rapidly became the world leader software provider in numerical acoustics. The company merged with LMS International (now part of Siemens) where Pierre became leader of the Virtual Prototyping business unit, and has been managing several EC-funded projects. In 2002, Pierre took over the general management of CETIC, the Belgian ICT research and technology transfer centre, and took a key position in large FP6/FP7 projects such as CoreGRID and BEinGRID. Since 2008, Pierre leads the ERCIM representation in Brussels and is partnering with the Innovity consulting cabinet (www.innovity.net) providing growth and innovation strategy services and (private & public) funding guidance to business leaders, mainly in the ICT sector.