Milon Gupta is marketing manager at Eurescom and coordinator of the EU-funded research project CI-FIRE, which supports the sustainability of Future Internet Research and Experimentation (FIRE) facilities. He has been involved in the FIRE initiative since 2006. In addition, he is working in a number of other ICT research initiatives, including the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership (FI-PPP) and the Celtic-Plus EUREKA Cluster.As part of his marketing activities at Eurescom, he has been editor-in-chief of the R&D magazine Eurescom message since 2000 and has published numerous articles on a broad spectrum of ICT topics. His track record includes over 20 years in marketing and PR as well as more than 12 years in European research projects. He holds an MA in history, political science and communication science from Ruhr University Bochum.