Paolo Budroni, TU Wien Library (international projects) is also member oft he staff the University of Vienna since 1991 (on sabbatical since September 2019).
He holds a PhD in Philosophy, Art History, and Romance Philology and has worked in the field of knowledge management and research information systems for the last 27 years.
In 1988, he completed his education degree in Foreign Trade at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). He also holds a postgraduate degree in European Integration for Public Administration, received at the Austrian Federal European Academy in 1996.
While on sabbatical (2001-2005), Paolo Budroni worked as Strategic Alliances Manager at a German BI Company, as Strategic Business Development Manager for a German telecommunications firm as well as professor for marketing courses at the graduate level at the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Scienze della Comunicazione).
Among his areas of expertise are research data management, the architecture of complex digital reserach infrastructures, current research information systems and cost development in life cycle management of data. He is also advising research institutions in Europe in research data management, data management policy development and alignment.
Paolo Budroni is Austrian National Delegate in the E-Infrastructure Reflection Group (E-IRG), member of board of the Austrian RDA National Node, chair of the General Assembly of E-Infrastructures Austria, former member of board of Open Education Austria (advanced library services), He is member of the EOSC Secretariat, Sub Task Researchers Engagement, based at TU-Wien and has recently been nominated national expert at the EOSC WGs „Landscape“ and „Sustainability“. Paolo Budroni is also advising WP3 of EOSC Pillar project (survey).
His long-term involvement in digital asset management and the provision of aligned services in the scientific community have provided him with a thorough knowledge of technical systems and the requirements of the academic world.
On behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Paolo Budroni has participated in 2018 to the Launch of the Ethiopian National data Centre (NADRE) and has further organized and led the “Training seminar for research data stewardship and e-infrastructures for Ethiopian Stakeholders at Gondar University”.