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  • Ms Gemma Carolillo
    Deputy Head of Next Generation Internet Unit
    DG CONNECT, European Commission


Gemma is Deputy Head of Unit at the European Commission, where she works on the Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative – which supports with EU funds internet innovators committed to deliver the technology building blocks of a human-centric internet – and internet governance policies – including multistakeholder dialogue, .eu top level domain name regulatory framework, internet security, resilience and openness. Previously, she contributed to several policy priorities of the EU Digital Single Market, her most recent experience being in the area of cybersecurity (policy and regulation) at the European Commission. Gemma has an education background in business management, field where she holds a PhD.