Michael Arentoft

Head of Unit, Open Science, DG R&I, European Commission

Michael Arentoft is Head of Unit, Open Science, DG R&I, European Commission. He was previously Deputy Head of International R&I Cooperation Strategy, Innovation Union policy officer, Acting Head of Strategy for ICT R&I, Sector Head of ICT R&I Work Programme and Planning, coordinator of ICT Essential Technologies and Infrastructures, and project officer in High Performance Computing and Networking. Before joining the European Commission, he was with Computer Resources International and with Rovsing International. His educational background is from the University of Pennsylvania’s Computer and Information Science PhD programme and from the Technical University of Denmark’s Electrical Engineering Masters programme.