Fabio Venuti

Head of Cabinet
Office of the Director-General, User Support Section, Data Services

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Fabio Venuti leads the Data Services team at ECMWF. The team manages the relationships with customers of weather prediction data, including National Weather Services, universities and businesses across the world. The activities range from initial contact with prospective users, to contract negotiation, data delivery to customers and user support.

Fabio is directly involved in co-ordinating data policy and the development of new procedures and systems to manage the activities of the team.

Professional interests: 
  • Facilitate access to and use of weather prediction data
  • Development of the meteorological market
  • Development of the data policy within the European Meteorological Infrastructure
Career background: 
  • Leader of the Data Services Team, Forecast Department, ECMWF, 2011 - present
  • Analyst, Data Services Group, Operations Department, ECMWF, 2007 - 2011
  • Data Manager, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, 2003 - 2007
  • Research Assistant, Department of Information Science, City University, London, 2000 - 2003
  • Research Assistant, Scuola Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste, 1999-2000
  1. F. Vitart, C. Ardilouze, A. Bonet, A. Brookshaw, M. Chen, C. Codorean, M. Déqué, L. Ferranti, E. Fucile, M. Fuentes, H. Hendon, J. Hodgson, H.-S. Kang, A. Kumar, H. Lin, G. Liu, X. Liu, P. Malguzzi, I. Mallas, M. Manoussakis, D. Mastrangelo, C. MacLachlan, P. McLean, A. Minami, R. Mladek, T. Nakazawa, S. Najm, Y. Nie, M. Rixen, A. W. Robertson, P. Ruti, C. Sun, Y. Takaya, M. Tolstykh, F. Venuti, D. Waliser, S. Woolnough, T. Wu, D.-J. Won, H. Xiao, R. Zaripov, and L. Zhang "The Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Prediction (S2S) Project Database", BAMS 2016, BAMS-D-16-0017.1
  2. Wei Lu, Andrew MacFarlane, Fabio Venuti, Okapi-based XML indexing, ASLIB Proceedings, 61(5) 2009, pp. 483-499.
  3. Vignudelli S., Snaith H. M., Cipollini P., Venuti F., Lyard F., Cretaux  J. F., Bouffard J., Roblou L., Kostianoy A., Ginzburg A., Sheremet N., Kuzmina E., Lebedev S., Sirota A., Medvedev D., Khlebnikova S., Mamedov R., Ismatova K., Alyev A., Nabiyev T., ALTICORE – A Collaborative Experience in Exploring Coastal Altimetry in Mediterranean, Caspian, White and Barents Seas, Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting (OSTST) and Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) Symposium, Nice, France, November 10-15, 2008.
  4. Lebedev S., Sirota A., Medvedev D., Khlebnikova S., Vignudelli S., Snaith H. M., Cipollini P., Venuti F., Lyard F., Cretaux  J. F., Birol F., Bouffard J., Roblou L., Kostianoy A., Ginzburg A., Sheremet N., Kuzmina E., Mamedov R., Ismatova K., Alyev A., Mustafayev B., Exploiting satellite altimetry in coastal ocean through the ALTICORE project, Russian Journal of Earth Sciences, 10, ES1002, doi:10.2205/2007ES000262, 2007.
  5. Stefano Vignudelli, Helen M. Snaith, Florent Lyard, Paolo Cipollini, Fabio Venuti, Florence Birol, Jérôme Bouffard, Laurent Roblou, Satellite radar altimetry from open ocean to coasts: challenges and perspectives, SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing meeting, Goa, India, November 2006.
  6. Stefano Vignudelli, Paolo Cipollini, Helen M. Snaith, Fabio Venuti, Florent Lyard, Laurent Roblou, Andrey Kostianoy, Sergey Lebedev and Ramiz Mamedov, ALTICORE: an initiative for coastal altimetry, International workshop on coast and land applications of satellite altimetry (Poster Session), Beijing, China, July 2006.
  7. M. Karamuftuoglu, F. Venuti, Okapi in TIPS: The Changing Context of Information Retrieval, Proceedings of the Workshop on Personalization Techniques in Electronic Publishing on the Web: Trends and Perspectives, Malaga, Spain, 2002.
  8. G. Brajnik, S. Mizzaro, C. Tasso, F. Venuti, Strategic Help in User Interfaces for Information Retrieval, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(5) 2002, pp. 343-358.
  9. M. Karamuftuoglu, S. Jones, S. Robertson, F. Venuti, X. Wang, Challenges Posed by Web-Based Retrieval of Scientific Papers: Okapi participation in TIPS, Journal of Information Science, 28(1) 2002, pp.3-17.
  10. P. Parodi, R. Brancaleon, F. Venuti, G. Musso, V. Torre, Document Storage and Retrieval in a Neural Database, Proceedings of the DEXA 99 Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Firenze, Italy, 1999.

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