Invited Speakers


Enrique Frias-Martinez

Scientific Researcher at Telefónica Research (Madrid, Spain)

Enrique Frias-Martinez is a Scientific Researcher at Telefónica Research, Madrid, Spain, where he leads the Smart Cities and Mobility Applications Initiative. Before joining Telefónica, Enrique was a Researcher at the Biomedical Engineering Department of the University of California , Los Angeles (UCLA), from 2006 to 2008. Previously, he worked at the Department of Information Systems & Computing of Brunel University , London (UK) as an AHRB Research Fellow (2003-2006) and as a postdoctoral MEC-Fulbright researcher at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University , NYC (2001-2003). His current research interests include urban and pervasive computing, technologies for developing countries, data mining and machine learning, areas in which he has published extensively. He has received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid , Spain , in 2001, where he was the recipient of the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award.


Carmen Guerrero

Associate Professor at University Carlos III Madrid (Madrid, Spain)


Carmen Guerrero received her Telecommunication Engineering degree in 1994 from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain, and her Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1998 from the Universidade da Coruna (UDC), Spain. She is currently Associate Professor since 2003 in the Telematics Engineering Department and Senior Researcher at the Network and Communication Technologies (NETCOM) research group both at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Her current research interest are large scale distributed systems, social networks, content distribution, Internet measurements and green networking.


Paolo Lucente

Senior Network Consultant at Cariden Technologies (The Netherlands)

Principal Software Developer at pmacct


I currently serve as Senior Network Consultant at Cariden from their EMEA HQ in the Netherlands. I'm also the author of the free, open-source software package pmacct. Along with years of experience in the network operators arena, i bring an interest in the economics of traffic exchange in the public internet and i'm a contributor in many community forums, particularly in Europe. Previously, i've covered senior engineering and development positions at some large national and international service providers across Europe and the regional research network in my home land in south Italy - Apulia.


  • Large-scale IP traffic accounting, analysis and mining
  • Peering, capacity planning, traffic engineering in global network scenarios
  • IP networks architecture and design - NetFlow, sFlow, IPFIX network telemetry protocols
  • BGP, IS-IS, MPLS routing
  • Cisco and Juniper SP core/edge platforms
  • UNIX/Linux systems administration
  • Programming and scripting


Robbin te Velde

Principal researcher at DIALOGIC (The Netherlands). Science & innovation policy. ICT strategy. Methodology & statistics.


Robbin te Velde is a principle researcher at Dialogic Innovation & Interaction, a research consultancy based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He has over 20 years of experience in R&D&I policy studies, with a strong focus on ICT and information economics. He has a strong methodological background in both qualitative and quantitative social research with a particular focus on international comparative studies (covering Europe, North-America, Asia and the Middle-East).

He has been alternately working at technical universities (University of Twente, Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology) and research consultancies (Rand Corporation, Zenc, Perquirimus, Dialogic). Major IT-related research theme include information economics, telecom regulation, broadband networks, ICT in health care, ICT-driven innovations in the public sector, and exploitation of public sector information. He has also designed and implemented IT-systems for several multinationals (including BT and KPN).

Before joining Dialogic (in 2006) he has run a global network of independent ICT researchers covering over 20 countries and four continents.