Dave advises on the adoption of cloud services and related digital strategy for universities and research institutions across Europe, and countries supported within GEANT’s broader outreach.
His focus includes -

• Commercial commodity cloud services 
• Community cloud
• Platform as a Service
• Software as a Service in support of teaching and learning, and research
• Managed security services

Dave supported commercial cloud services across the global R&E community for three years. He also spent twelve years managing the deployment and support of student related solutions across the institutional enterprise at an international research university. Prior to this, he spent eighteen years as a consultant – developing and deploying enterprise systems software in the United States and Southern Africa in support of process in financial services, healthcare and the broader public sector.

Dave lives in Amsterdam and travels extensively in support of cloud related NREN activities.

He can be contacted at david.heyns@geant.org