Yves Punie

Yves Punie is senior scientist at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), a European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) based in Seville. Currently, he is leading the IPTS research and policy activities on "ICT for Learning and Skilling" and is also involved in projects on ICT for Inclusion and Governance as well as on assessing the socio-economic impact of web 2.0 or social computing. A number of these projects have a strong foresight component.  

Before joining the IPTS in 2001, he was interim Assistant Professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and senior researcher at SMIT (Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunications). He holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the VUB and (co-)authored more than 30 publications and presented more then 60 papers at different occasions.