Saverio RomeoLead Expert at EU Digital Cities Challenge Project
Saverio is Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck College on emerging technologies (IoT, blockchain, and AI) and their impact on innovation and policy. He supports IoT Analytics as Strategic Adviser supporting their research in the IoT and blockchain. He advises Xsure, a newly formed start-up, for developing their blokchain-AI solution for connected devices. 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. 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 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.