María Lema is a Co-Founder of Weaver Labs, a Telecoms-software company building a blockchain-based network management tool to open up access to connectivity. Maria leads commercial and strategy activities, as well as building partnerships and handling all company operations. In addition to having a Ph.D. in Telecoms, María has also led all operational activities at King's College London in the 5G Tactile Internet Lab powered by Ericsson.
María often disseminates her work at many important events within the industry such as Ted X King’s College London, Mobile World Congress, TelecomsTV DSP, International Cyber Security Expo, Capacity Europe, Cambridge Wireless International Conferences, The Green Network, and many more. Her work has been covered by many top-level media such as CNN business, The Telegraph Business Review, Raconteur, and The Guardian.
She was recently listed as one of Capacity Media's 20 Women to Watch in Telecoms 2022 and was shortlisted Entrepreneur of the Year 2022.