Linda Strick is more than 20 years with Fraunhofer-Institute FOKUS and works as a business developer in the application domain of eGovernment. Her main areas of work are in: distributed systems for telecommunications, Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing. She is responsible for the Cloud Computing Lab at FOKUS, which is part of the eGovernment interoperability lab. She has been working with national and international projects, in standardisation organisations and has published several papers. She is the coordinator of the CloudforEurope project funded by the European Commission under its Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.