Jean held a researcher position at the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA) and conducted teaching at the University Louis Pasteur, during his studies. Since 1990, Jean has held a number of positions at a leading Luxembourg bank related to information systems and organization. He is currently CIO, responsible for the operations and strategic planning of banks information system. In 2008 and 2010, he was awarded CIO of the Year by his peers. He is founding president of the Advisory Board ICT Spring Europe Conference and president of the Luxembourgish NGO Foundation Follereau.
Dr Jean Hilger holds masters degrees in economics and computer science, bachelor degree in theology from University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg in 1984 and 1986. After a postgraduate degree in Computer Science in 1987 he received his PhD in Management Sciences from the same university in 1990 with a thesis entitled Production Management Language. He was recently appointed Honorary Professor at the Interdisciplinary Center (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg.