Gabriel Rissola

European Commission

Gabriel Rissola is Senior Scientist at the EC DG JRC, Territorial Development unit, Smart Specialisation Strategies Platform. Former Managing Director of Telecentre-Europe, a Brussels-based pan-European network of digital learning grassroots centres, and a Managing Partner at D-O-T Research & Consulting (Barcelona). EC Evaluator and UN Senior Consultant for many years, he was an Internet pioneer in the 90’s and a dotcom & electronic media entrepreneur in the entry to the new millennium.
His interest is focused on understanding and enabling the conditions in which ICT can accelerate or catalyse social and economic changes in a globalized society.