Saverio Romeo

Saverio Romeo European Commission Lead Expert - Digital Cities Challenge and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Innovation Management Research

Currently, Saverio is a technology adviser for several projects. He supports IntentHQ, consumer data analytics company, in developing their market footprints among mobile network operators. He is helping DunavNet developing its offer for smart farming applications. He works with Xsure, a newly formed start-up, for developing their blobkchain-AI solution for the insurance market. He is also Lead Expert for the EU Digital Cities Challenge Project supporting the city of L’Aquila in defining its digital transformation strategy.

Previously at Beecham Research, Saverio, as Chief Research Officer, run technology market research in the areas of M2M, Internet of Things, and wearable technologies. He has published in areas such as smart healthcare, smart cities, smart utility, data analytics, smart farming, M2M/IoT connectivity, and M2M/IoT platforms. On those subjects, Saverio advised organizations such as Vodafone Group, Sierra Wireless, Telit, Motorola Solutions, Telefonica, Sony, Inmarsat, Accenture, Wireless Logic, Digital Catapult, and GSMA.

Previously, Saverio worked as an M2M/mobile analyst at Frost & Sullivan, telecommunications policy analyst at Technopolis Group and European Commission and as a software developer at DS Group. He has talked about IoT related topics as presenter and panelist at several conferences such as IoT Tech Expo, IoT Forum, IoT Convivio, MWC, Wearable Technology Show, and IoT Week. He is also Seminar Lecturer on the IoT Market at Birkbeck College Ubiquitous Computing course. Saverio is also a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Innovation Management Research at Birkbeck. His research revolves around entrepreneurship in IoT and emerging technology, IoT policy, and the impact of blockchain on innovation. On those topics, he has published 6 academic journal articles, 7 book chapters, and 11 academic conference papers. He is also part of the Blockchain Multidisciplinary Group at Birkbeck. He holds three Master Degrees, one in Telecommunications Engineering (University of Naples “Federico II”), one in Information Technologies (“Politecnico di Milano” University – CEFRIEL) and one in Innovation Management and Technology Policy (Birkbeck – Universtiy of London). He speaks fluent English; he is native Italian and Galloitalico and he is intermediate in Modern Greek.

Smart Governance

24 July, Wednesday, 09.00 AM Main Hall

Smart Governance