Julien Masanès

Julien Masanès will be the main contributor to RETHINK big. Julien Masanès is the cofounder and Director of the European Archive, a non-profit foundation for Web preservation and digital cultural access. He is currently CEO of Internet Memory Research, a spin-off of EA specialized in the development of Web Data Analytics solutions operating at large scale.
Julien directed the Web Archiving Project at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France since 2000. He also actively participated in the creation of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), which he has coordinated during the first two years. Julien Masanès is a curator and received a degree in Librarianship at enssib (Lyon) in 1999. He was a digital preservation adviser at BNF and has participated in various national and international initiatives in this domain, such as the European Project NEDLIB, the Global Digital Format Registry and the OCLC/RLG Open Archive Information System Certification Group. He has also launched and presently chairs the International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW) series, the main international rendezvous in this domain. He has published several articles and contributions in this field and edited the first book on the topic (Web Archiving, Springer 2006).