Philippe Krief is the Research Relations Director of the Eclipse Foundation. He is a project
leader, expert in object-oriented design, embedded development, development tools, and Agile-Scrum
development process. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University Paris 8, France in 1990.
He has a passion for Eclipse since its beginning, early 2000 when he was involved in the early versions
of the Eclipse platform. Before joining the Eclipse Foundation staff, he worked 18 years for IBM as Senior
Architect, CALM evangelist, and R&D Development Manager.
Today, Philippe is supervising 8 European research projects (H2020, ITEA3 & ECSEL), mainly for dissemination,
community building, and open-source best practices tasks.