Dr. Francisco J. Jariego holds PhD in Physics. Independent researcher and advisor. Currently collaborating part-time with the Centre for Support for Technological Innovation at UPM University. Former Director of Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) of Telefonica, Member of the Executive Committee of Telefonica I+D (R&D), and Member of the Board of Directors of SIGFOX. More than 25 years of experience in R&D and innovation in the ICT sector. With a deep knowledge of the market, information and communication technologies, software and digital services, and a thorough understanding of the economics of information (digital economy).