David Foster

David Foster is Deputy Head of IT at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, where he is responsible for all the electronic communications of the laboratory. Educated as a physicist, he also holds an MBA and has been widely published in computer science journals and related publications. Foster has a wide range of professional interests including the business impact of technology, the evolution of communications systems, the interaction of technology with humanity and the psychology of organizational management. He earned his Ph.D. from the Durham University Department of Applied Physics and Electronics.