Pr Fabien Gandon Research Director in Informatics and Computer Science at Inria and Leader of the Wimmics team at the Sophia-Antipolis Research Center (Inria, I3S).

Fabien is also the Inria representative at the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) where he participated in several standardization groups. His professional interests include: Web, Semantic Web, Social Web, Ontologies, Knowledge Engineering and Modelling, Mobility, Privacy, Context-Awareness, Semantic Social Network / Semantic Analysis of Social Network, Intraweb, Distributed Artificial Intelligence.

Fabien previously worked for the Mobile Commerce Laboratory of Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh and was General Co-chair of WWW 2012 (Rank A+, ~1800 participants), Program Co-chair ESWC 2014 (Rank A, 300 participants) and General Chair ESWC 2015 (Rank A, 300 participants).