National Gaia-X coordinator and Special Advisor at LUXINNOVATION GIE
Ralf Hustadt is part of the Digital Innovation Hub team at Luxinnovation where he is in charge of coordinating Luxembourg’s participation in Gaia-X, a pan-European initiative aimed at creating a proposal for the next generation of data infrastructure. In this role, he supports organisations in their digital journey in general, and focuses in particular on helping them get involved in the EU’s ambition to build a sovereign digital economy.
An engineer by education, ICT expert and advisor by profession and innovator by passion, Ralf Hustadt has more than 25 years of experience from the digital field. After starting his career at a spin-off from Fraunhofer Institute, he has held various roles including Head of IT and Chief Technologist at for a consulting company (P3 Group) and Digital Acceleration Lead at Telindus Luxembourg.
Ralf Hustadt holds a Master’s in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University. He has won two hackathons and ins passionate about design thinking.