Khalil Rouhana is Deputy Director General in DG CONNECT with responsibility for policies for digital economy and society and notably for research, innovation and industrial strategies, digital solution for societal challenges and governments as well as cybersecurity.
He was previously Director of "Digital Industry" and "Digital content & cognitive systems" in CONNECT (ex- DG INFSO).
Before that, Mr Rouhana was Head of Unit "Strategy for ICT Research & Innovation" in DG INFSO.
Mr Rouhana holds a Master of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Supelec (FR). Before joining the European Commission, he was a.o. Director of a school of engineering (Grande Ecole) in the Paris region, France.