Dr Diego R. Lopez joined Telefonica in 2011 as a Senior Technology Expert, and is currently in charge of the Technology Exploration activities within the GCTIO Unit. Before joining Telefónica he spent some years in the academic sector, dedicated to research on network services, and was appointed member of the High-Level Expert Group on Scientific Data Infrastructures by the European Commission.
Diego is currently focused on applied research in network infrastructures, with a special emphasis on data-driven management, new architectures, security, and quantum communications. Diego is an ETSI Fellow and chairs the ETSI ISG ZSM.
Apart from this, Diego is a more than acceptable Iberian ham carver, and extremely fond of seeking and enjoying comics, and good discussions on any (in)appropriate matter.
More can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr2lopez/