Prof. Carsten Binnig elected to VLDB Board of Trustees

Renowned VLDB Endowment elects Prof. Carsten Binnig to the Board of Trustees


Prof. Carsten Binnig has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the US-based VLDB Endowment. He will serve in this honorary position for a six-year term beginning on Januar 1, 2024.

The VLDB Endowment selects its trustees from internationally recognized scholars in the field of database and information systems. They should have demonstrated a particular commitment to the Foundation's objectives through their previous work. The Trustees' role is to oversee the Foundation's charter and activities.

The non-profit organisation, whose acronym VLDB stands for “Very Large Data Bases”, aims to promote scientific work and international exchange in the field of databases and related areas. The Foundation serves as the steering committee for the VLDB conference series, one of the most important and international conferences in the field. The VLDB conference was founded in 1975 and is now closely associated with SIGMOD and SIGKDD.