Lionel Menard

Lionel Menard

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Lionel Menard is a research scientist at the Center for Observation, Impacts, Energy at MINES ParisTech / ARMINES acting as the key person for data, results, products dissemination and valorization.  He has an in-depth knowledge of System Development LifeCycle (SDLC), management of Information System and Spatial Data Infrastructure. He has been the team leader of the Energy contribution from phase 2 to 6 of the GEOSS Architecture Implementation Pilots (2006 – 2013). He is a key contributor to the GEO-VENER initiative and the French representative of the GIDTT (GEOSS Infrastructure Development Task Team). He is the point of contact for OGC at MINES ParisTech. Since 1996, he has been involved in numerous European Commission funded projects playing key role in advocating, designing, prototyping, developing, deploying and monitoring cutting-edge information systems (e-shape (2019-2023), NextGEOSS (2016-2020), ConnectinGEO (2015-2017), EnerGEO (2009-2013), ENDORSE (2011-2013), MESoR (2007-2009), SoDa (2000-2003)). He is responsible of 2 energy pilots in the framework of NextGEOSS. He is as well involved in the development of one the energy pilots in e-shape while being part of the e-shape project management team (Lead ARMINES). He holds a Master’s degree (Ms. Eng.) in Information Systems Management from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.