Federico M. Facca, Martel Innovate, Switzerland
Dr. Federico Michele Facca, Head of Martel Lab, joined Martel in January 2016. Dr. Facca has a wide experience as Technical Manager and Chief Architect in large ICT projects: COIN, Infinity, SemanticGov, Superhub and XIFI. He is among the core technical figures in the FIWARE programme, within which he successfully supervised a heterogeneous team of more than 60 engineers from different ICT companies and ma-jor European research centers (e.g. Telefonica, Thales, Engineering, etc.) contributing to the FIWARE Lab activities. Dr. Facca is a strong advocate of Open Source solutions and his expertise covers Cloud computing architectures and their application to different fields, e.g. Big data, Internet of Things, Network Function Virtualization Infrastruc- ture. Previously, he worked as Area Head in CREATE-NET focusing on Cloud computing management solutions; before that he was Area Head and Institute Manager at STI Innsbruck, focusing on service-oriented architectures and service middlewares.