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Juanjo Hierro

Chief Technology Officer at Fiware Foundation

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Juanjo Hierro is chairman of the FIWARE Technical Steering Committee and has recently been appointed as CTO of the FIWARE Foundation.

In his role, he particularly helps the FIWARE OS Community to define and implement the FIWARE platform and FIWARE Lab technical roadmaps. He also helps in establishing the necessary coordination between the different Mission Support Committees established within the FIWARE Foundation (Acceleration, Mundus and iHubs programmes), including their connection to the TSC. Besides, he works on liaisons with relevant organisations and initiatives, including standardisation bodies, in order to push the adoption of FIWARE at global level.

 Juanjo is strongly involved in activities of the fast-growing Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) initiative (http://oascities.org) aimed at creating a Digital Single Market for Smart Cities, based on the adoption of common mechanisms enabling portability and interoperability of smart city solutions.