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Ralf Hustadt

Special Advisor at LuxInnovation Gie

Ralf Hustadt is part of the Digital Transformation team at Luxinnovation where he is working on data economy topics. As such he’s leading the National Competence Center (NCC) for Supercomputing and acting as national coordinator for the Luxembourgish Gaia-X hub, 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 both roles, he supports organizations 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 has more than 25 years of experience in 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 for a consulting company (P3 Group) and Digital Acceleration Lead at Telindus Luxembourg prior to joining Luxinnovation.  Ralf holds a Master’s in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University. He has won two hackathons and is passionate about design thinking.