Berkeley Lab and ESnet Welcome Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange


Today, ESnet and Berkeley Lab staff hosted Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange, France’s largest and Europe’s third largest telecommunications operator.

During his visit to Berkeley Lab’s Shyh Wang Hall, Richard toured the Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. He also discussed possibilities for potential collaborations in areas of high performance computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning for networks and quantum computing.

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Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO, Orange Télécom, France (left) talks with Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon about potential collaborations.                                                       (Photo: Marilyn Chung, Berkeley Lab)
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Stéphane Richard meets with Berkeley Lab staff to discuss potential collaborations.              (Photo: Marilyn Chung, Berkeley Lab)
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ESnet Director Inder Monga (right) shows Stéphane Richard (left) around the NERSC.             (Photo: Marilyn Chung, Berkeley Lab)
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ESnet Director Inder Monga (left) shows Stéphane Richard (right) around NERSC.                  (Photo: Marilyn Chung, Berkeley Lab)