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Pascal Vuylsteker

Pascal Vuylsteker

Information Systems Manager, Product Owner, Senior IS Consultant

Employed Available
Internet and Web explorer: 25 years' experience encompassing all aspects of web sites management and deployment of other internet tools.
Strong engineering background. Experienced in research and teaching at the Master level
Binational French/Australian
  • In charge of the full information systems: from the back office (ERM/SIS, extranet), to the website (CMS Drupal) or the deployment of new platforms (SaaS): Project Management, Job Board, CV database, Alumni Association Management...
  • This job implies interactions with the Alliance various stakeholders (regular international travels to meet with programme managers, communication directors, academics, students and alumni representatives).
  • Recruitment and management of a team of 3 developers. Coordination with various providers.
  • For the first years, I was in charge of the Social Network strategy.
  • Provision of IT systems to every team members​ (about 20 people).
  • Management of a yearly budget of 250keuro + HR costs + exceptional projects (web site redesign...)
  • Member of the French delegation to Educause (#edu15fr to #edu20fr)
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  • Expertise:
    NewMedia (Web2.0, Ajax, Prototype ...), Video archives management, MacOSX/Cocoa programming, panoramic imagery and media geolocation.
  • Technical research.
    Proposition of a reasoned shortlist of web-based solutions for the B2B and B2C video delivery platform of the French Broadcasting Institute (INA).
    Selection of an open source ECM (Enterprise Content Management) platform for INA's intranet.
  • Project Manager and Ajax developer for Orao : a QuickTime-based web video player that fully emulate a professional video tape recorder user interface (jog shuttle, frame by frame...).
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  • Academic at the Australian National University (ANU) in the eScience group at​ the Department of Computer Science (in charge of the first Department's Masters).
  • Creation, management and teaching of courses : "NewMedia" (Web2.0), "Computer Graphics" and "Networked Virtual Reality".
  • Management of Masters student's projects.
  • Research interests : panoramic imagery and media geolocation (GIS : Geographic Information System).
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  • Technical team leader for the portal "MediaPort" and INA's web site (supervised a staff of 4 technicians).
  • Launched the Internet and web activity within INA from the very first web site in 94 to the intranet.
  • Participated actively in organizing international conferences (Imagina, Monaco).
  • Designed and implemented large website​ production tools.
  • Strong vision in the selection of technologies used and developed by the team (Apache, Perl, MySQL, QuickTime...).
  • Teaching Internet&Web training programme for French broadcasters.
  • Lobbyng to develop the Internet in France.
  • Technological survey on Virtual Reality.
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Advanced Master in Decision Support and Geo-located Information Systems (DeSIGeo)

Ecole nationale des Sciences géographiques

September 2021 to September 2022
Business Intelligence, Geomatics, and Data Analysis
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Diploma of Advanced Studies in Mathematics and Computer science

Ecole Normale Supérieure d'Ulm, Polytechnique (X) and Paris 6

September 1993 to June 1994
DEA: One-year postgraduate university degree required before doctoral studies, equivalent to Master of Science in Maths and Computer Graphics (MSc).
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Centrale Marseille Engineer

Ecole Centrale de Marseille

September 1988 to September 1991
Physics, Optics, Computing
3-year technical degree in physics engineering (optics, electronics...), equivalent to a Master of Science in Physics (MSc) or a Master of Engineering (MEng).
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  • Project management
    A mix of Agile, Extreme Programming (XP) and Lean
  • Lecturing/Teaching
    Lecturer at Master level at the Australian National​ University for 5 years
  • Information Systems
    CMS, ERM, CRM, SIS, SaaS
  • Research
    Virtual Reality (VR)
    Panoramic imagery and media geolocation (GIS : Geographic Information System)
  • Consulting
    Video on the net, Media Asset Management platforms
  • Team management
  • International Relations
  • Web, Internet
    I sent my first email in 1990 and produced my first website in 1994
  • Higher Education
  • Panoramic Images
  • Virtual Reality (VR, AR)
  • French (Mother tongue)
  • English (Full professional proficiency)
  • Double nationality (French/Australian)
  • Father of Three
  • Panoramic photography
  • Woodworking
  • Yoga
  • Swimming