IEEE Future Directions Committee, Industry Advisory Board Chair
Roberto Saracco fell in love with technology and its implications long time ago. His background is in math and computer science. Until April 2017 he led the EIT Digital Italian Node and then was head of the Industrial Doctoral School of EIT Digital up to September 2018. Previously, up to December 2011 he was the Director of the Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, looking at the interplay of technology evolution, economics and society. At the turn of the century he led a World Bank-Infodev project to stimulate entrepreneurship in Latin America.
Distinguished Engineer at Cisco’s Advanced Services Technology Office
Dr. Ammar Rayes is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco’s Advanced Services Technology Office.
His research interests include Network Analytics, IoT, machine learning and security. He has authored three books (latest), over 100 publications in refereed journals and conferences on advances in software & networking related technologies and over 25 patents.