Ana Ayerbe is the Manager of TECNALIA TRUSTECH Business Area where she works in trying to create trust in the digital and hyperconnected world developing technology to reinforce the digital immunological system of companies and society. She is enthusiastic of new technologies like the Internet of Things, Distributed Ledgers and Artificial Intelligence and the challenges and opportunities they offer related to Cybersecurity. Member of the Board of Directors, Strategic Committee and Partnership Board of ECSO, member of the Strategic Board and Board of Director of EOS and RENIC Board of Directors, in 2019 she has also taken part in the Expert Committee for the elaboration of the Spanish Cybersecurity National Strategy. Finally, Ana is mentor of the INSPIRA STEAM project that tries to stimulate scientific and technological vocations among girls and member of the Council of the WOMEN4CYBER initiative.
DATOS 4.0: LECCIONES APRENDIDAS DE LOS DATOS ABIERTOS PUBLICOS PARA LOS DATOS COMPARTIDOS DEL SECTOR PRIVADO.
Alberto Abella has a PhD in Business (open data), a degree in Telecommunications Engineering and a Master’s degree in Total Quality Management, in Business Administration and in Business Organisation. He is a European data project evaluator and participates in several projects involving innovation and using data with artificial intelligence. He works as a Senior manager at desideDatum in the following lines of business: data, data-reusability, open data and big data. He does investigador research in the field of reusabilidad fe información, open data, big data, in different environments, such as Smart cities. He also has done research in the field of citizen experience.He is a founder and member of the Board of Directors of Iniciativa Barcelona Open data.
ENGINEERING OUT THE CYBER RISK TO PROTECT WHAT MATTERS MOST
Andy provides strategic guidance on topics at the intersection of critical infrastructure security and resilience to senior U.S. and international government and industry leaders. Before joining INL, he was a USAF communications officer, was the Global Energy & Utilities Security Lead at IBM, and a Senior Advisor at the Chertoff Group in Washington, DC. A subject matter expert listed with the U.S. State Department Speakers Bureau, he recently trained Black Sea and Balkan region energy regulators on cyber-physical cybersecurity. His most recent publications include “The Missing Chief Security Officer” (CXO) and “The End of Cybersecurity” (HBR), and “Supply Chain in the Software Era” (Atlantic Council).
Cristina Oyon is Head of Strategic Initiatives at SPRI, the Basque Business Development Agency in Spain, and Member of the Industry 2030 High Level Industrial Roundtable of the European Commission, which gives advice on the European Industrial Strategy. She is currently responsible for the design and implementation of the Smart Specialisation Strategy in the Basque region. Her experience in research, development and innovation policies, public funds management and public-private and international cooperation is cross-sectoral and has the overall aim of seeking long term impact in economic growth and well-being, at regional and European level. Her job and personal interests have an outward looking dimension that lead her to collaborate with several international organisations as BEI, OECD, UNIDO. She was the manager of the Spanish bid for hosting a European large scale research infrastructure, the European Spallation Source, and participated in the ESS accelerator design project in Sweden.
Daniel Madrid is the Director of Information Security & Risk Management for Iberia at Gartner Consulting. He has more than 17 years of experience in consulting on technological risk management and cybersecurity, mainly strategic (Development of Security Master Plans, Definition of Organisational Security Models, Risk Management, Reporting to Senior Management, etc.).
Throughout his career, he has acquired extensive knowledge in the following industries: Banking, Public Sector, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods and Distribution, Health and Pharma, among others. He is a CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
CYBERSECURITY PRODUCT CERTIFICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL CONNECTED DEVICES
David González is an Automation and Industrial Electronics Engineer from Mondragon University (2005) and has a Master’s degree in Signal Processing and Communications from the University of Edinburgh (2006). He has been a Researcher at the technological centre IK4-IKERLAN since 2007 and has served as head of the Cybersecurity in Embedded Systems research team since 2016. He has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in the design and development of embedded platforms for the health and energy industries. He has participated in R+D projects for companies, being responsible for collaboration in the aerogeneration sector and contributing to the development and maintenance of a wind turbine supervision and control system with real-time requirements, functional security and cybersecurity. In the past, he led research activities in well-known platforms, focused on new hardware architecture, virtualisation and mixed criticality systems and participated in various research projects at the national and European level.
GLOBAL EPIC – BUILDING A GLOBAL NETWORK OF CYBERSECURITY HUBS
Dr Godfrey Gaston graduated with a MEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), UK followed by a PhD at The University of Edinburgh.
He spent a number of years working for GEC Plessey Semiconductors and Engineering Manager for a technology start-up, BCO Technologies, followed by Analog Devices.
Godfrey is currently Director of the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), based at Queen’s University Belfast (www.csit.qub.ac.uk). He has expertise in commercialisation within an open innovation research environment. His current interests include the creation of cyber innovation ecosystems and linking these systems up internationally.
Godfrey has also completed an MBA from Henley Management College, London and is co-founder of cybersecurity startup company, Titan IC.
GLOBAL EPIC – BUILDING A GLOBAL NETWORK OF CYBERSECURITY HUBS
Katie Stebbins is the vice president for economic development for the University of Massachusetts, a five-campus, 75,000-student public research university system, based in Boston. Katie represents the University in state competitiveness initiatives such as cybersecurity, life sciences, clean energy, robotics and advanced manufacturing. She serves as a liaison to the business community, establishing and growing research and workforce development partnerships to benefit the University and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Katie also oversees the Office of Technology and Commercial Ventures, the UMass Donahue Institute, and is the founder of the Massachusetts Cyber Education Training Consortium (CETC), a consortium of 35 colleges and universities offering cyber degrees. Katie was previously Assistant Secretary for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where she led state investment efforts in health-tech, robotics, advanced manufacturing and cyber security. A 20-year veteran of public service and economic development, Katie has launched three of her own companies, and actively mentors youth seeking career pathways. Katie earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Race-to-the-Bottom: Evolution of Threat Landscape to Industrial Control Systems
Marina Krotofil is an Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Senior Security Engineer at a large chemical company. The last decade she spent on specializing on offensive ICS security such as discovering and weaponizing unique attack vectors, engineering damage scenarios, developing exploits and understanding attacker techniques when exploiting ICS. Offensive security skills serve Marina well during incident responses and forensic investigations, ICS malware analysis and when engineering defenses. She previously worked as a Principal Analyst and Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Cyber-Physical group at FireEye (USA), Lead Cyber Security Researcher at Honeywell (USA) and as a Senior Security Consultant at the European Network for Cyber Security (Netherlands). She authored more than 25 academic papers and book chapters on ICS security and is a frequent speaker at the leading security events around the world. She holds MBA in Technology Management, MSc in Telecommunication and MSc in Information and Communication Systems.
Nuria Oliver is Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance and Chief Scientific Advisor for the Vodafone Institute. She graduated with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from UPM and holds a PhD in Perceptual Intelligence from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has over 20 years of research experience at MIT, Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA) and was the first female scientific director at Telefónica R&D and Vodafone. Her work in computational modelling of human behaviour, human-machine interaction, mobile computing and Big Data analysis (especially for Social Good) is internationally known: she wrote more than 180 scientific publications, was cited more than 15,000 times and awarded ten prizes and nominations for best scientific article. Nuria is the only female researcher in Spain recognised by the ACM as a Distinguished Scientist, Fellow and member of CHI Academy.
She is also an IEEE Fellow and Fellow of the European Association of Artificial Intelligence; recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from Miguel Hernandez University and a member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering and the Academia Europaea. Nuria is a member of the scientific advisory committee for six European universities, the advisory board of Mahindra Comviva and the Future Digital Society as well as advisor on Artificial Intelligence for the Spanish Government and the European Commission. She is a member of the Global Future Council of the World Economic Forum as well as the program committee for the main international conferences in her field, having been a member of the organising committee for 19 international conferences and a member of the editorial committee of 5 international journals. Nuria’s work has been recognised internationally with numerous awards. She was number one in her class at the Higher School of Telecommunications in Madrid and awarded with the National Telecommunications Award (1994). She was the first Spaniard that received the MIT TR100 (today TR35) Young Innovator Award (2004) and the Rising Talent Award for the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society (2009). She has also received the Ada Byron Prize (2016) as well as the European Digital Woman of the Year (2016), the Medal of Business and Social Merit from the Generalitat Valenciana (2017), the EVAP Award for Diversity (2017), the Spanish Angela Ruiz Robles National Computer Science Award (2016) and the Engineer of the Year Award (2018), among others. She has been named one of the 11 most influential people in Artificial Intelligence in the world by Pioneering Minds (2017), one of Spain’s wonderful minds in technology by the newspaper EL PAIS (2017), “an outstanding director of technology” (El PAIS, 2012), one of the “100 leaders for the future” (Capital, 2009) and one of the “40 young people who will mark the next millennium” (El PAIS, 1999), among others.
She is the inventor of 40 patents.
Her work has contributed to the improvement of services, the creation of new services, the definition of strategies and the incorporation of new companies. Nuria is a regularly invited speaker at international scientific and technological conferences. In addition to her scientific work, Nuria dedicates part of her time to scientific-technological outreach and inspiring young people and teenagers (especially girls) to study technical degrees. She has given lectures to more than 8,000 adolescents, has contributed the chapter entitled “Digital Scholars” to the book “Digital Natives Do Not Exist” (Deusto, 2017), has written articles for EL PAIS, The Guardian and TechCrunch, among others, and co-organised the first TEDxBarcelona event dedicated to emerging education. Her talks for WIRED, TEDx and similar events have been seen thousands of times.
DATOS 4.0: LARGE SCALE TRIALS OF MANUFACTURING IMPACT FOR COMMON INDUSTRIAL DATA 4.0 SPACES, BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND AI.
Prof. Dr. Oscar Lazaro is Managing Director of Innovalia Association, the Associated Research Lab founded by the Innovalia Alliance. Innovalia develops technology in the fields of E2E cybersecurity (chip to cloud), quality assurance for high performance IoT/CPS systems, mobile 3D visualisation and AI / big data analytics. Innovalia develops global products such as calibration artefacts, 3D scanning sensors, manufacturing quality control instrumentation including CMMs, dimensional metrology solutions for machine tools, quality control software platforms for industry 4.0 and integrated solutions for zero defect manufacturing in automotive, aeronautics, railways and renewable energy markets.
Dr. Oscar Lazaro has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT and manufacturing field. Oscar Lazaro is also Visiting Professor at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of the University of Strathclyde in the area of wireless & mobile communications. He is permanent representative of Innovalia in EFFRA and he has also served to the Future Internet Advisory Board and the Sherpa Group on 5G Action Plan.
Dr Oscar Lazaro has been one of the 3 expert in the high level group supporting the EC in the analysis of the 15 national initiatives in Digitising European Industry (DEI), he is supporting the activities of the I4MS (ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs) Programme since its very beginning and leads the I4MS Competence Centre for Advanced Quality Control Services in Zero Defect Manufacturing at the Automotive Intelligence Centre DIH in the Basque Country. He is also part of the Industry 4.0 Domain Committee of the FIWARE Foundation and International Data Spaces Association (IDSA). Since, January 2018 he is coordinating the European lighthouse initiative BOOST 4.0 on Big Data Platforms for Industry 4.0 setting up the foundations for a common European industrial data space.
GLOBAL EPIC – BUILDING A GLOBAL NETWORK OF CYBERSECURITY HUBS
In the past 5 years Roni has lead CyberSpark, an industry initiative, created to advance research and development of cyber solutions in Beer-Sheva, and has turned it into a leading brand globally. Roni has more than 15 years of proven success in the entrepreneurial Hi-Tech arena, integrating highly-innovative and multidisciplinary technologies into sellable products. His range of experience includes stewarding ideas through the development process into the marketplace.
His most recent company, “To-Be-Education,” is creating a platform upon which teachers and students can upload content that can be transformed into dilemma-based learning games with multiple users, facilitating the develop of global learners’ communities
An experienced test engineer and pilot from ETPS UK and an Aeronautical Engineer from the Technion, Roni is a well-known expert in aviation professions, including operational, methodological and technological aspects. In 2004 Roni founded Rontal Applications, a leading provider of a 3D based application for simulations and real-time Command & Control systems. Under his leadership, the company has achieved successful results before being acquired by an American corporation.
ENGINEERING OUT THE CYBER RISK TO PROTECT WHAT MATTERS MOST
Samuel Linares is Managing Director, Europe and Latin America ICS Security Lead for Energy, Utilities, Chemical and Natural Resources at Accenture, Independent Evaluator at European Commission, CIIP Expert at ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) and member of ISACA Global Cybersecurity Task Force. With more than 2 decades of security, system integration and multinational and multicultural projects management experience, he has been the main promoter of the “Industrial Cybersecurity” concept in Spanish, being recognized as the key Spanish and Latin-american expert in the area and participating as project leader, speaker, chairman and teacher in more than 30 countries all over the world. Samuel is the founder and former Director of the Industrial Cybersecurity Center, and was Senior Lead Technologist for Industrial Cybersecurity in Booz Allen Hamilton for the last 3 years.
Presentation title: ADVANCED DIGITALISATION SOLUTIONS FOR THE OPTIMISATION OF INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES
2016 Master’s degree in Systems and Control Engineering; U. Complutense of Madrid (UCM) and UNED.
2002 Degree in Automation and Industrial Electronics Engineering; Mondragon University (MU)
1999 Technical Industrial Engineering Degree in Electronic Engineering; University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU).
Jul. 2018 – Present: Senior Researcher at IK4-LORTEK: Process control for welding and laser fabrication in the Control and Assessment area.
Jan. 2018 – Jun. 2018: Business Development Engineer at Hydro: Head of material substitution projects in the Iberian Peninsula. Analysis of opportunities in new markets.
Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2016: Product Manager at ArcelorMittal Gipuzkoa (Zumárraga): Head of process and product improvement projects in the Quality department.
Presentation title: NAIA 4.0: EFFICIENT ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN CONNECTED CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS
Iñaki Grau has a degree in Industrial engineering (specialising in electricity). He obtained a Master’s degree in Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation in Edinburgh and a PhD at the University of Cardiff, where he wrote his thesis on the management of electric vehicle battery charging and microgeneration. During his PhD, he was in charge of the University of Cardiff’s participation in several European projects: EU projects Mobile Energy Resources in Grids of Electricity (MERGE) and Distributed Energy Resources Research Infrastructures (DERri).
He has worked at Gestamp in the corporate energy efficiency department for the past 5 years. As the corporate technical manager of the group, his functions range from implementing monitoring systems to researching new projects for later implementation in the group’s plants.
Presentation title: REMOTE MANAGEMENT OF ASSETS IN THE FIELD
Telecommunications Engineer with +20 years of experience in consulting and business development through the implementation of IT technologies for business transformation.
Providing business strategy skills, solution design, sales execution and management of IT projects in the following areas: Strategic IT Planning, Industrial Digitalisation, ERP, CRM, HCM, Business Intelligence, IoT and Mobility, among others.
Specialises in and understands the technological needs of the industrial sector.
Presentation title: ADVANCED MAINTENANCE 4.0 OF FACILITIES
TEKEL S.A. COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT 1988-1994 Consultant and trainer in the Communications Department at Tekel S.A
IBEX S.L.COMMUNICATIONS AND SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT 1994-2015
Head of Communications and Systems department, teaching Internet courses and seminars, TCP/IP, Internet and local network security, architecture planning and network management, connectivity, security audits and implementation of local networks and communications.
SAREIN SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT 2015-2017 Managing local GNU/Linux networks, firewalls and teaching courses on GNU/Linux, virtualisation and conducting security audits with Zeed Security EAIS software
COLLABORATIVE ROBOTICS: 5 KEYS FOR SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION
Industrial Engineer (University of the Basque Country) and has an MBA (Boise State University), with more than fifteen years of experience in the US and the Basque Country inspecting industrial plants as well as process improvement and automation consulting. Teaches classes in SmartGrid at UPV.
Presentation title: HOW DO YOU BUILD A DATA-DRIVEN SME?
– Honours Degree Program at Center for Digital Technology Management (CDTM), Munich
-M.Sc. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technical University of Munich
-Degree in Industrial Technology Engineering from Tecnun, School of Engineering, University of Navarra
-2018-2019: Big Data and Smart Manufacturing Consultant at Ibermática Industria Midmarket
-2017-2018: Artificial Intelligence Software Engineer at Erle Robotics
-2016-2017: Venture Analyst at Siemens
-2016: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Software Engineer at BMW Digital Innovation Lab
-2014-2015: Intern at the Institute of Robotics at the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
-Round table participant at the GAIA Annual Meeting
-30-minute presentation on Smart OEE Analytics at Hannover Messe
– Taught a course on Big Data and Machine Learning at the University of Murcia
Título de la ponencia: RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN
I have worked in the Industrial Cybersecurity field for more than 10 years. I started implementing cybersecurity measures in Oil&Gas projects with Técnicas Reunidas for clients such as SABIC, ARAMCO, GALP, PEMEX, PETRONAS, BOROUGE, GALP, etc.
I am currently the OT Security Manager for Iberia (Spain and Portugal) and Israel at Accenture Security and a nationally and internationally recognised expert within the industrial cybersecurity sector. I am a collaborator and Expert at the Industrial Cybersecurity Center, member of ISA99 (IEC 62443) committee. Professor at several universities and international speaker at talks given throughout Spain as well as Colombia, Peru, Chile and Abu Dhabi.
Título de la ponencia: COBOTS IN THE INDUSTRY: SERVICE ROBOTS, CLOUD APPS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR ROBOTS
Degree in Physics from UPV/EHU, founder of Softec and 10 more companies in the technology sector. Since 2001, he has been promoting the Camp Tecnológico, a project that provides technology training from an early age. In 2019, Camp Tecnológico created the Business Robotics line as an official Spanish Partner of Cobot manufacturers (Collaborative Robots), Franka Emika from Germany and Dobot from China and the manufacturer of Rochu pneumatic silicone grippers specialised for Food Industries, Laboratories, Textiles or Industries with special needs that do not damage products or that need distributed grippers.
He also represents the company Sanbot, which supplies service robots for customer service spaces integrated with third-party cloud services: Google, Amazon, Microsoft.
Doctorate in physics, with 10 years of experience in the design and development of business applications in SAP and cloud.
Specialization in management strategies and distribution of business master data. Consolidation and harmonization of master data.
Currently acting as a specialist in the application of IoT solutions integrated with AWS to industrial processes, machine tools, being involved in the most advanced use cases.
Presentation title: FULL TRACING AND TRACKING OF THE ENTIRE SUPPLY CHAIN FOR INDUSTRY 4.0
Javier Ferrer is an entrepreneur and businessman from Valencia, graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and specialised in the management of manufacturing systems. Also an expert in the design of digital business transformation processes, Javier Ferrer has led strategic consulting and business development projects for multinationals in the food, industrial and logistics sectors, among others, for more than 10 years.
In 2012, after acquiring extensive experience in international markets, Ferrer embarked on a new professional and personal challenge and founded WiTraC, a startup specialising in Wireless technology solutions capable of locating, measuring and monitoring people or assets in real time, thanks to Internet of Things technology and artificial intelligence.
His business philosophy is based on the following moto: knowledge and experience add; attitude multiplies.
BLOCKCHAIN APPLIED TO THE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ECOSYSTEM
Miguel Angel Barea is Director of the Digital Identity Area at Inycom. More than 20 years of experience in the management of electronic signatures and certificates, PKIs, timestamps, Certification Authorities Administration, smart cards and electronic invoicing systems.
Since 2017, he has participated in the design of digital identity solutions applied to blockchain technologies, among others.
He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Zaragoza and is an enthusiastic about digitalisation and process improvement through IT.
Presentation title: IN SERIES DIGITAL MANUFACTURING. BEYOND SPEED AND COST.
Jaume Homs is the Sales Manager of HP’s 3D Multi Jet Fusion Business. This position includes Spanish and Portugal responsibility of management and sales of HP´s 3D Printing Multi Jet Fusion line of solutions. Main team is based in Barcelona, Spain.
Jaume joined HP in 2002 in the R&D organization as a software engineer and project manager. Since then he has held different positions in R&D, Marketing, Sales and Business Management.
Prior to his current position, Jaume was the Indigo Commercial Business Manager for Europe Middle East and Africa. Previously, he had a sales position in Iberia in the Indigo business and prior to that in the Designjet business. Jaume has a proven track overachieving all business goals.
Jaume holds a Master in Computer Science from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, a Master in IT Management and an Executive MBA.
Título de la ponencia:
VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS DEDICATED TO THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
-Co-Founder: HUPI and HUPI IBERICA: Software Company specialized in Artificial Intelligence since 2013-Laureate of the 1st edition of the BIND 4.0 program. 20 years of international experience in Technology and Strategy Consulting in Global Firms Education. Engineering Degree: top French Engineering School (1998). MBA in Strategy: one of the 10 best MBA programs in the world (2004)
Conference. 20+ conferences ran for Chamber of Commerce, 4 years teacher in engineering and business schools
Título de la ponencia: 5G ENABLES FULLY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE MANUFACTURING
I am a German Citizen, I hold Master’s and PhD degree in electrical engineering from Germany. After having my PhD with BMW in the area of modelling and simulation of vehicle behavior, I started my career in 2000 in Germany at Daimler AG as development engineer for ECU development, InCar diagnosis applications and ECU embedded software. Then I worked within Daimler AG at several technical as well as managerial positions, like component & process development lead at Daimler Busses, engineering process development lead at Daimler Trucks, R&D and Manufacturing IT lead at Daimler India and Manufacturing & Quality IT lead at Daimler China. After in total 15 years at Daimler, including 3 years in India and 4 years in China, in 2015 I joined to General Motors in China and covered as IT Director Manufacturing & Quality IT all Asia & Pacific plants of GM to do digital transformation of the Asian/Pacific plants and later in 2017 assigned to lead the transition of Opel Manufacturing & Quality IT into the PSA Group.
I joined end 2017 Huawei and currently based in Munich/Germany. I am covering the solutioning and business development lead role for manufacturing space in Western Europe.
Cybersecurity and the implications for private investment in critical infrastructure
Amanda Wallace, Managing Director, is the Head of the Fund Execution Team in the Infrastructure Investments Group, the group within J.P. Morgan Asset Management that is responsible for the development and administration of infrastructure products, including investment acquisition and asset management processes. Before joining the firm in 2014, Amanda provided legal and financial consulting services to a variety of clients, including multiple infrastructure focused funds in different stages of development. Before starting the consulting practice, Amanda was a Managing Director at Macquarie Capital in New York, advising Macquarie (on behalf of its balance sheet) and third parties on infrastructure investments. Prior to Macquarie, Amanda was a corporate attorney first at Jones Day then at Weil Gotshal, focused on public and private M&A. Amanda holds a B.A. in Psychology from Scripps College, MA in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Topic: Cybersecurity and the Implications for Private Investment in Critical Infrastructure
Amanda will speak about emerging and future risks providing some real life examples of what she has experienced within JP Morgan’s portfolio companies which operate Critical Infrastructures. Among other subjects, Amanda will explain how consideration fits into the idea of good governance, what boards or management teams and companies can do to address this and be ahead of the game, the role of emerging cyber insurance business or how funds might be allocated to help mitigate or transfer some of these risks.
Nina Hasratyan joined the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) in February 2017, where she currently works on topics related to gender inclusion, education/awareness, transportation and public services in cybersecurity. She is the operational coordinator of the Women4Cyber initiative launched by ECSO to promote the participation of women in the cybersecurity field. Previous experience includes positions at Friends of Europe, a European think tank, and the Mission of Armenia to NATO. Nina has a degree in international relations with a specialisation in security, peace and conflicts from the Free University of Brussels.
José Valiente, General Manager and Manager of Coordination and Communication at the Industrial Cybersecurity Center.
With more than 20 years of experience working in consulting firms, such as Davinci Consulting and Tecnocom, involved in Security and IT projects. José is an expert in project management for large companies and public administrations. He has lead ISMS implementation projects for IBEX 35 companies and public administrations, working with top-level security teams. He has extensive knowledge of ITIL and PMI and experience in providing training to companies in the industrial sector and public administrations.
Javier Zubieta, business development Manager of Cybersecurity at GMV and professor in the Cybersecurity and Privacy Master’s program at the Rey Juan Carlos University.
With more than 20 years of experience in Cybersecruity, Javier currently directs GMV’s positioning around Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Cybersecurity in Industrial Environments. He has previously been Director of Business Development of Security and Optimisation, CISO at Unitronics, also developing part of his professional career at SIA and CERN.
Javier has worked for the Spanish multinational company Indra during 20 years where he reached managing positions in the Cybersecurity business area. Since 2005 he has specialized in cybersecurity for electricity companies and governmental organizations carrying out strategic advisory on Cybersecurity and managing large, complex technological projects for a variety of organizations. He has also collaborated with the Spanish Ministry of the Interior for Critical Infrastructure Protection.
At present, Javier holds the position of Director of the Basque Cybersecurity Centre. He was hired by the Government of the Basque Country in September 2017 to create the Centre from the scratch. Amongst other objectives, the Centre provides CERT services for the Basque Country, collaborates with the regional police, promotes industrial cybersecurity research and innovation, fosters the creation of start-ups and cooperates with educational entities to develop academic programmes that include cybersecurity skills. In other words, the objective is to create a Cybersecurity aware society and to position the Basque Country as a referent in this field.
Javier is an active member of ECSO (www.ecs-org.eu) where he represents the European Regions in the Partnership Board to the European Commission.
Mikel has been doing threat and malware analysis for more than a decade, both at high (campaign analysis) and low (malware reverse engineering) level. He tries to understand the big picture, but always taking into account the technical details. Currentlyworking as Senior Threat Analyst for CounterCraft, Mikel combines Threat Analysis and Deception technology to get the best of both worlds.He has spokenat a number of conferences, like RootedCon, Caro Workshop or Nullcon, and co-authored the book “Online Fraud: Open 24 hours” (“Fraude Online: Abierto 24 horas” in Spanish).
THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF TTPS: ACTIONABLE OR USELESS
PhD in Physics, Masters in Complex systems and a Masters in Telecommunications Engineering. Founder of the industrial cybersecurity company Enigmedia. Alexander Fleming Award from the London Business School. More than 20 scientific publications in international journals. Associate Professor at the University of Navarra and Mondragón University.
Accredited expert from Spain in the ISO committee for Encryption and Security Mechanisms. Editor of ISO standards and documents, such as admission criteria for new security techniques (e.g., blockchain, quantum encryption, etc.).
Founding member of the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), which reports to the European Commission. Member of the Spanish Association for Standardisation (UNE).
DON’T TRY TO STEAL FROM A MALWARE ANALYST OR THIS WILL HAPPEN…
Graduated with a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from the University of Granada, passionate about Cybersecurity: reverse engineering, malware analysis and research to be more precise. Currently working as a Malware Analyst at Entelgy Innotec Security together with other experts in the field. Completed several CTFs such as the one run by Malwarebytes where his write-up for the second edition was rated as one of the best ones. He has also been speaker at security conferences like RootedCON 2019. You can find him on Twitter as @ voidm4p or through his personal site (https://voidm4p.me).
As a CSIRT-CV security analyst, I am interested in the geostrategic part of the security and in the search of the social motivations behind each attack. I am also attracted to malware in general (analysis and development) and exploiting.
Gorka Gonzalo is a Cybersecurity and Penetration Tester Auditor at ITS Security, where he participates in various activities, such as: Internal/External Audits, Industrial Environment Audits and Developments for Red Team (Infrastructure, Malware, etc.), among others.
His balanced knowledge of business and security skills in IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) allow him to perform Ethical Hacking exercises according to OSSTMM, OWASP, OWISAM, NIST, PTES and ISSAF methodologies.
Chief Information Officer at Dikar S.Coop. and member of the EuskalHack security association. He has actively participated in the organisation of the EuskalHack Security Congress for the last three years and was the main driving force behind EuskalHack SECTF 2019.
In everything related to hacking, he has focused his efforts on developing research projects in the area of social engineering.
With more than 12 years of experience in the ICT industry (in sectors where coexistence between IT/OT is necessary), he currently holds the position of Managing Director of the ZIUR Foundation, Gipuzkoa Advanced Industrial Cybersecurity Centre. Its purpose is the start-up and launch of the Centre, deploying a strategy focusing on reinforcing the capacities of the industrial sector in Gipuzkoa in the area of applied industrial cybersecurity, according to the general framework of the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council.
Carlos Abad previously directed product strategy and innovation for the company IKUSI, leading the Security, Transport and SmartCities teams. He participated in the expansion of these businesses that were key areas for the company. His main responsibilities were related to strategic planning, improvement of business models, development and marketing plans and delivery of products and services. In addition to focusing on the national market, he also conducted activities in LATAM y Middle-East.
Chief Scientific Officer of Alias Robotics. His background is of anacademic nature- he worked at UPV/EHU. He leads innovation at Alias Robotics, currently IP in several European and national projects. Author of significant publications in the sector and actively contributes to standardisations as a TC 299 (Robotics) Spanish Expert.
Currently heading the robot systems research group at ROBOTICS – the institute for robotics and mechatronics in Klagenfurt, Austria. His current research interests include robotics and especially software and security for modern robots. During Bernhard’s PhD he has engaged himself in resource-awareness for visual sensor networks, smart cameras and computer vision. Bernhard’s overall vision is to enable future robots to be a trustworthy part of our everyday life. To achieve this, on the one hand he is working on making robots secure and on the other hand he is engaging in ethical issues revolving around robots and future technologies giving a very special importance to quality testing of robot software.
Degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of the Basque Country and trained by the IE Business School in the Advanced Management Program (AMP), Executive Education in the 2015 edition.
With almost 20 years of experience at Sidenor, he previously served as the company’s Head of Strategic Planning. In 2015, he was appointed CIO of Sidenor, leading the challenge of planning and executing the Company’s digitalisation strategy.
Passionate about emerging technologies, Seda has dedicated her business career to helping industrial companies grow internationally. In 2017, Seda focused on improving production processes and the digitalisation of the industry, specialising in the use of digital twins through the company Immersia.
Degree in Automation and Industrial Electronics Engineering from the University of Deusto. Currently Head of Market Intelligence and New Products at Inser Robótica and Commercial Director and founding partner of SamyLabs, a company dedicated to the design, manufacture and marketing of 3D metal printers with SLM (Selective Laser Melting) technology.
Developer of CAD/CAM industrial applications in the world of robotics, he has more than 15 years of experience in the sector, both in graphic programming of offline applications and in the modelling, calibration and implementation of systems. Within additive manufacturing, he co-authored the SamyLabs Studio 3.0 motor lamination and much of the math behind the Alba 300 3D metal printer systems.
Computer engineer from the UCLA with more thant 10 years of experience working in the ICT sector, starting as developer in the private sector and with experience in project management and systems administration as well. Alejandra is currently working as a cybersecurity researcher in the field of cyberintelligence technologies at INCIBE. She has participated in a variety of projects related to data collection, processing and analysis, with a main focus on the use of Open-Source tools. Alejandra has spoken at a number of conferences in Spain and Argentina.
Currently, Xavier Panadero, develops the function of Director of the SOC/CERT of the Information Security Center of Catalonia (CESICAT) for the prevention and protection of cyber threats and the early response to cybersecurity incidents in the Catalan public administration.
Currently, Alberto Magallon, develops the function of Head of Threat Analysis of the Information Security Center of Catalonia (CESICAT) for the prevention and protection of cyber threats and the early response to cybersecurity incidents in the Catalan public administration.
Iñigo Arizaga graduated with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 1989. In October of that same year, he began working as Associate Researcher and Project Director at the Telecommunications Technology Centre TELETEK. After the merger of TELETEK with the ROBOTIKER foundation, he worked until 1997 as the Senior Researcher and Project Director in the Department of Telecommunication and Electronics Teams at this centre.
This year, he moved to direct the Radiocommunication Group within the Department of Telecommunication Technologies. From 2001 and 2010, he was the Scientific Director of the Wireless Technologies Unit and taught Communications Electronics in the ESIDE Department at the University of Deusto from 2002-2005. Between June 2010 and January 2012, he directed the Telecommunications Unit within the ICT Division of TECNALIA. Since January 2012, he has been the Director of Technology in the ICT Division.
José R. Juárez-Rodríguez, graduated with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering in 2004 from the University of the Basque Country, completed a PhD in the “Technologies for distributed information management” program in 2011 from the Public University of Navarra. While pursuing his PhD, he was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Languages and Systems, a member of the Distributed Systems Group of the Public University of Navarra and conducted research at the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal) and the University of Lugano (Lugano, Switzerland).
After working for several private companies, he currently works as a researcher at the IKERLAN technology centre in the IoT and Digital Platforms team. His main interests include high availability systems, dynamic and adaptive distributed systems, machine learning, Wireless communications, testing and software analysis.
Igone Velez graduated with a degree in Automation and Industrial Electronics from the University of Navarra in 2000 and completed her PhD in 2005 at the University of Navarra. She joined CEIT in 2000, where she collaborated on various research projects and is currently the director of the Information and Communication Technologies division. Her main lines of research include digital signal processing and the design and implementation of electronic and Wireless communication devices for Industry 4.0.
In addition to her research, Igone Velez is a professor at the University of Navarra in the School of Engineering (Tecnun).
Jon Kepa Gerrikagoitia has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Deusto and a PhD in Computer Science from Mondragón University. He is currently in charge of the TICA (ICT and Automation) research group at IDEKO, technology centre specialising in manufacturing technologies forming part of DANOBATGROUP. TICA incorporates the latest advances in ICTs, digital automation and data science in manufacturing and industrial production within the Industry 4.0 framework with the purpose of contributing to digitalisation of the industry from a machine-tool manufacturing point of view.
Aitor Arnaiz is head of Intelligent Information Systems at IK4-Tekniker, specialising in the application of predictive and prescriptive analysis technologies; semantic technologies and technologies for the development of IoT platforms in different sectors. His training includes a Masters in ‘Applied Artificial Intelligence’ (1991) and a PhD in ‘Development of Artificial Intelligence Technologies to support automation of condition monitoring tasks’ (2009).
Josu Díaz de Arcaya joined TECNALIA in 2018, where he forms a part of the High Performance Architectures/ICT-Optima team. He specialises in the design, implementation and development of Big Data architecture as well as continuous integration and delivery of applications based on microservices. Before this, he spent almost two years at Ikerlan in the Big Data Architectures team, where he worked on maintenance and development of Big Data vertical solutions, from collecting and sending data to the cloud, to data processing and visualisation of solutions. From 2014 to 2017, he worked at IBM-UK, where he focused on the development of distributed applications oriented towards mass data storage as well as the optimisation of Big Data workflows in these types of solutions. From 2010 to 2011, he worked at CERN through UAM in a project aimed at the collection, storage and visualisation of data from the LHC. He graduated with a degree in Engineering from Mondragón University in 2009.
Juan López de Armentia Mendizabal has worked at Tecnalia since 2018, where he participates in Big Data projects, specifically in tasks related to visualisation techniques for large volumes of data aimed at efficient monitoring of analytical processes and based on time-series data. Previously, he worked as a researcher at IK4-Ikerlan for two years in the Big Data Architectures group. He completed his studies in Computer Engineering in 2008 at Mondragón University. Between 2009 and 2001, he worked at Tecnalia Research & Innovation and completed a Masters in Control, Automation and Robotics Engineering at the University of the Basque Country. In 2011, he joined DeustoTech-Deusto Institute of Technology Engineering Department at the University Deusto where he graduated with a PhD in Computer Engineering and Telecommunications in 2016.
Ana I. Torre-Bastida is a computer engineer from the University of Deusto and has a PhD in Computer Science from University of the Basque Country. She has worked at Tecnalia since 2011, currently serving as a technologist in High Performance Architectures platform in the Optima (ICT) area, mainly developing projects with clients in the energy, industrial and logistics sectors through the use of Big Data technologies (parallel computing, focusing on storage, transformation [ETL] and batch and real-time analysis/consulting) as well as Machine Learning techniques. Her research interests focus on delivering AI models in production environments through the use of Cloud and DevOps paradigms.
Ángel Conde, head of “Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence” Specialisation team at IKERLAN. This team works on Industry 4.0- related problems from a data point of view, from storage (digital platform) to later analysis and interpretation. PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of the Basque Country. He has been working since 2012 on problems related to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence on the Digital Platforms applied to different Industry 4.0 verticals.
Carles Campos is passionate about machine learning and is a Data Scientist at DataRobot. He believes in the Democratisation of predictive models and the profound impact that these will have on the business world. He specialises (+8 years) in applying science to data in the wind energy and manufacturing sectors.
JOSÉ MANUEL MARTÍN GARCÍA is a researcher in the Advanced Laser and Powder Metallurgy Manufacturing Group in the Materials and Manufacturing Division of CEIT-IK4 since 1999 and a Hired Ad Honorem professor at TECNUN (University of Navarra) since 2013. He completed a PhD in Industrial Engineering (2003) in the E.S.I. at the University of Navarra. He specialises in the Science and Engineering of Materials, conducting most of his work in the powder metallurgy field. He has worked on the production of metal powders through atomization since 2008. He has participated in 11 research projects with competitive public financing and in 14 financed by companies. He has published 13 articles in journals indexed in the Science Citation index and 36 in national and international conference publications in the field of Powder Metallurgy. He has been an advisor for 6 doctoral dissertations and 2 final projects. In the field of Powder Metallurgy, he has been a member of the Scientific Committee 9 times and the co-chairman of various national and international conferences 11 times.
Graduated with a degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU in 1995 and a PhD in Chemical Sciences from the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU in 2001. Main researcher with more than 20 years of experience; works in the Aerospace Business Area where he stands out for his work as Project Director and Head of the Materials for Extreme Conditions Platform.
For many years, he has participated in and directed many important R + D + i projects at both the national and internal level. He specialises in the manufacture and development of powder metallurgical and ceramic processes, including Additive Manufacturing processes through the use of metal and ceramic powder, both in Binder Jetting processes as well as FFF processes (FDM process for ceramic and metal materials). He has also worked on the optimisation of processes and performance improvements and on the design of innovative solutions, authoring 3 industrial patents. Author of more than 15 publications in national and international indexed scientific journals. Advisor for two Doctoral Dissertations.
He is member of the SHS-AS International Association of the EPMA (European Powder Metallurgy Association), in particular of the EAMG (European Additive Manufacturing Group) and of the Binder Jetting End User Group. He also participates in different committees: International Technical Committee of the International Symposium on Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis. He evaluates scientific articles for different international journals (Journal of Materials, Intermetallics, Journal of European Ceramics), the ANEP (Spanish Agency for Evaluation and Prospective) and is a European Commission external expert for European projects.
PhD in Chemical Sciences from UPV-EHU. Masters in “Business and Technology Management Expert” from Deusto Business School. Extraordinary Doctorate Award granted by UPV-EHU. Since 2018, she is the head of European projects at IK4-LORTEK, promoting the participation and coordination of projects in the field of additive manufacturing and digitalisation.
She has worked at TECNALIA for 15 years as a senior researcher and market manager for Building Materials, coordinating and participating in more than 30 research projects at a local, regional and European level. He also has 16 publications in scientific journals, 7 conference publications and has given multiple lectures.
Researcher at TECNALIA R&I on additive manufacturing processes within the Advanced Manufacturing area of the Industry and Transport Division. His research focuses on coatings with high-resistance to abrasion and corrosion manufactured through metal powder (Laser Cladding) and the contribution of metal geometries of nickel-based aeronautical components (Power-fed Directed Energy Deposition).
Degree and Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Since 2016, he has been working on his Doctoral Thesis on Hybrid Manufacturing, combining additive and subtractive processes within the European Project PARADDISE. He has also collaborated on other projects, such as the TRANSFRON3D European Project and the ADDISEND project within the ELKARTEK program.
Carlos Soriano Reyes has a degree in Physics from the University of Valencia. He also has a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Photonics, Fundamentals and Devices from the same University. Since 2007, he has worked as a researcher for the IK4-TEKNIKER technology centre, where he develops advanced manufacturing processes through laser technology. Before this, he worked for 6 years in the Laser Department at the Institute of Optics, Colour and Image of Valencia, participating in projects related to microstructure processes, cutting and welding with high power lasers. He has extensive experience coordinating research projects, mainly applied, related to the use of laser technology in the industry.
Haize Galarraga has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Basque Country (2005) and in Materials Engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA) (2016). Researcher with more than 10 years of experience in the technical-scientific development of national and international research projects in the area of manufacturing metal components as well as in technological services for companies.
He specialised in Additive Manufacturing while in the US, where he worked as a researcher in the “Integrative material design Center” of the WPI in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Labs and published several articles in prestigious scientific journals related to additive manufacturing in powder bed fusion (PBF) and directed energy deposition (DED). Within this area, he has spoken at international conferences, given courses and participated in round tables at conferences. Since 2018, he is the head of the additive manufacturing in the Industry and Transport Division at Tecnalia, where is coordinates the actions related to this field. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Addimat (Spanish Association of Additive Manufacturing Technologies).
Félix Martínez is currently the head of the Mechanical area at IKERLAN and directs Ikerlan’s line of research in the Advanced Manufacturing Unit. He is an Industrial Engineer (2004) and has a PhD in Mechanics (2004) from the Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France). His lines of research have always been linked to simulation, both by means of finite elements as well as multibody, oriented towards predicting load, stress state and fatigue of elements. He leads the Elkartek VIRTUAL project (Development of virtual models for predicting fatigue life and prognosis: capital goods) (2018)
Ion Iturbe has a degree in engineering and a PhD from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (France). He wrote his thesis (2006-2009) specialising on signal processing. Ion Iturbe is a researcher in the automation and control group at IK4-TEKNIKER. From 2010 to 2014, he focused on researching control of levitation systems with magnetic bearings, with applications in machining heads and flywheels for energy storage.
Since 2015, he participated in research and development projects for modelling, control and monitoring of power transmission systems. He leads the research at IK4-TEKNIKER associated with Virtual Commissioning for the ELKARTEK VIRTUAL project.
Eva Anglada is a senior researcher in the Foundry and Steelmaking department at TECNALIA. She has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Computational Engineering and Intelligent Systems (EHU/ UPV).
Her expertise focuses on the numerical simulation applied to processes related to heat transfer, computational fluid dynamic, thermo-mechanical analysis and metallurgy; correlation of models with experimental results; development of scientific software and predictive models, and optimisation, all applied primarily to the metal casting industry.
Completed a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Deusto in 2012; research project on the optimisation of productive processes through the use of machine learning. Previously, he developed his career for 8 years as a researcher and, finally, as head of operations in the DeustoTech Lab S3Lab – Laboratory for Smartness, Semantics and Security, leading and managing R +D projects at a local, regional and European level, related to Information Security, Artificial Intelligence and Optimisation of Productive Processes.
He was a professor at the University of Deusto for more than 6 years, teaching courses both in the regular Computer Science and Telecommunications degree as well as in University Masters’ programs on Information Security and Development and Integration of Software Solutions. Since 2015, he has been working as a researcher at Ik4-Azterlan, as Lead Researcher in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technological Solutions.
Jokin Rubio Botía is an Engineer from the University of the Basque Country and currently co-directs the Reliability and Maintenance 4.0 team at Tecnalia, which coordinates Tecnalia’s activities in this field, mainly those aimed at development new solutions for maintenance in the industrial sector, transport and energy assets under the umbrella of Industry 4.0.
Luis Ángel del Valle CEO of SealPath, he is an Engineer from the University of the Basque Country with more than 20 years of experience in the area of security and communications software.
He founded SealPath to provide companies with a data-centric information protection solution that allows them to have their sensitive data under control wherever they are, in an environment where data is increasingly mobile and the security perimeter of companies has been blurred.
He previously developed his professional career in companies such as Motorola and Panda Security, in the areas of Security Software Product Development t in the corporate environment.
Francisco Monserrat. Security technician at RedIRIS, with more than 20 years of experience operating a computer security incident response team (CSIRT). In the past few years, I have focused on the operation and mitigation of DDOS attaches against organisations connected to RedIRIS.
Experienced senior executive who has devoted his career to creating viable businesses based on technology, covering domains ranging from factory to battlefield to healthcare. Has overseen the development and introduction of leading mobile robotics products. Executed product development and marketing contracts with major automotive, telecommunications and healthcare companies. Has strong, street savvy business and financial acumen. Active in the robotics community, helping lead trade associations and advising numerous start-ups. At present, Tom holds the position of Managing Director at MassRobotics, an independent, non-profit organization serving as the innovation hub for robotics and connected devices located in Massachusetts (USA).
Since March 2016: CEO at International Data Spaces Association – Dortmund, Berlin. Its Main fields of work:
Innovation Management, Network Engagement and Technology Transfer
Relevant expertise in the topics IoT, Data Economy, Supply Chain Management
Methods and market know how in Future Trends, Corporate Learning, Digital Education and Blended Learning, Start-up and inspiring media for complex content.
Since December 2017, CTO at Neuron Soundware, PRAGA – Czech Republic.
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He is a mechanical engineer with a Pre-Doctoral Master’s degree in Project Management from the University of the Basque Country. Working at ABB since 2002, he has held different management positions in the areas of Engineering, R&D and Quality.
From 2014 to 2017, as head of Engineering, Quality and the High Voltage Laboratory at the ABB Power Grid Transformer Production Centre in Bizkaia, he gained extensive experience in the design, manufacturing and life management of power transformers for main utilities and industrial clients, in both national and international markets.
Since 2017, he is head of the project management area and member of the Transformer Service Centre management team for the Mediterranean Region of ABB. His current main challenges include:
– Coordination and improvement of all activities within the project management’s sphere of influence, such as monitoring and execution of projects carried out at both the ABB production centre and the client’s facilities.
– Coordination and support for developing technology for power transformers at ABB.
– Transformation of traditional services into advanced power transformer services at ABB through Industry 4.0.
– Active participation in National and International Technical Committees.
– Cooperation of Bizkaia’s ABB PG TR production centre with different projects promoted by the Basque Government through SPRI, such as Hazitek and BIND 4.0.
José Ramón Rivero has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from UPV/EHU. He has been working at BTI since 2006, primarily as Industrial Director and Head of Biomechanics R+D at Biotechnology Institute R+D and, since 2013, as Technical and Quality Director at Biotechnology Institute supervising manufacturing, import and distribution activities as well as product design and development.
Gerard is an industrial designer with a Master’s degree in Automation design.
Throughout his professional career, he has worked in both design studios and innovation consultancies developing new products and services for multiple consumer brands.
He is currently the CEO and founder of ENGIDI. His energies constantly revolve around the search for innovative ideas focused on the Internet of Things, always for the benefit of people in multiple applications and market verticals.
Juan Mocoroa has a degree in Technical Industrial Engineering: control of chemical processes from University of the Basque Country and degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Groningen (Netherlands).
Head of the Engineering Division – Mercedes Benz at the Vitoria Plant since January 2015. In charge of industrial design and manufacturing facilities and processes as well as general factory planning. Forms part of the management team of VANS Manufacturing Engineering Centre in Stuttgart (Germany).
CURRENT MAIN CHALLENGES
– Adaptation and design of the manufacturing processes at the Vitoria Plant for the ambitious production schedule of the V Class and Vito models.
– Industrialisation of the Vito electric models.
– Digital transformation 4.0 of the Vitoria Plant.
– In charge of the Vitoria Plant’s cooperation with the BIND 4.0 project promoted by the Basque Government.
Santiago Córdoba (Bilbao, 1979). Cofounder and CEO of BinarySoul S.L., a company founded in 2014,dedicated to the development of informatic solutions for industry. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from the UPV (2008), he graduated from CET at DigiPen American University (2013). After finishing his studies, he worked as a Manufacturing Engineer in the P+C area for the company ZIV, as head of final equipment tests, between 2009 and 2011, and then created Binary Soul once he finished his studies at Digipen.
Idoia Salsamendi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Business Management from the Business School at Deusto and a Degree in Technical Computer Engineering from Universidad de Deusto, in addition to a Post-Graduate Degree in International Commerce and Business from UPV/EHU. She has worked as International Business Consultant for the Economic and Commercial Office of the General Consulate of Spain in Mumbai (India), and as business developer for several Spanish companies in India. After several years of entrepreneurship, she currently heads the Marketing and Communications Department at Innovae, and is part of the company’s International Business Development Team.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidad de Deusto (1989), he completed post-graduate studies at Sorbonne University )Paris, 1990).
With over 25 years of professional experience as a lawyer, fifteen of them with Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, where he help high management positions as a partner, he has spent the last ten years developing independent law projects.
As a Businessman and Entrepreneur, he has backed several projects in the fields of energy, infrastructure, technology, real estate and hotels.
Josu Cobelo Echevarría is a professional in the industry of real-time graphic simulation, professor and head of the upper level in 3D Animation, Video Games and Interactive Environments in Harrobia Ikastola.
A Telecommunications Engineer with over ten years of experience in higher education and R+D, she joined the company Virtualware in the past few years as head of content and immersive and interactive solutions manager.
Lander Amorrortu, an entrepreneur with training in Technical Architecture, having taken part in Tecnalia’s Team Academy, started a new path in Industry 4.0 and BIM, creating one of the companies specialised in COMOS and providing service to different Siemens international projects, and participating in projects with Enel, BP, Ybarra,….
Pablo Estevan is an Executive Systems Engineer at RSA Security. CISSP certified, with over 15 years experience in the security industry and IT, in companies such as Secuware, Innovae, Zitralia, Masternaut and RSA. He has given conferences for RootedCon, SIC, IDG and ENISE, and taken part in R&D projects including Celtic-Next RED or the DNIe framework.
A graduate of Telecommunication Engineering from the UPM, Jonathan Hurtado began his career in Telefónica’s Talentum programme, setting up his own start-up focused on Healthcare. He has held several different positions in Dell Technologies, from risk prevention engineer to sales advisor. He is currently responsible for business development in IoT for Europe.
Alicia Peña is a Systems Engineer specialised in Storage in Dell Technologies. Since 2000, she has worked closely with EMC in various positions within the company. She currently works in Storage Risk Prevention in the Sales sector.
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