Ms. Nuria de Lama
ICT Program Manager at ATOS Research and Innovation, Vice-Secretary General Big Data Value Association (Industry and Living Labs)
Nuria de Lama Sanchez studied Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. She has been working more than 15 years in Research & Development in IT in different environments. After several years managing the department of International projects in an SME specialized in wireless and mobile technologies she joined Atos in 2005, where she first led a Research Unit on Rural and Industrial development. In 2006 she was appointed Head of the Research unit on Semantics, Software and Service Engineering and since 2010 she is Representative of Atos Research and Innovation to the European Commission. In that position she is responsible for the coordination of European research activities, definition and implementation of the R&D strategy as well as contribution to business development and coordination of Atos activities in the so call PPPs (Public-Private Partnership) initiatives, mainly in Future Internet and Big Data Value. She has wide experience in EU programmes, having acted as evaluator, reviewer and speaker in many conferences for the EC. In 2006 she became chair of the Service Engineering WG at the INES platform and contributed actively to working groups in NESSI and other European Technology Platforms and initiatives (ENoLL, OISPG, Net!Works and the CELTIC PLUS programme, to name a few). She is currently active member of the FI-WARE project and the Future Internet PPP Steering Board.