Entrepreneur and ICT professional featuring a digital soul and consolidated hands-on experience in research and innovation funding, project management, technical & strategic consulting and training, communication and dissemination, social media marketing, as well as business development for innovative software solutions – smart cities, logistics, multimedia, healthcare.
Specialized in European Commission funding, as well as national and international grant programmes and support to innovative SMEs and Startups, with extensive domain knowledge in Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Agent Systems, Next Generation Internet technologies, IoT, 5G / wireless technologies, large-scale experimentation, Cloud Computing, Big Data.
Excellent skills in developing and delivering efficient solutions to complex technical problems and business cases.
Dynamic, creative and pragmatic approach to team leadership and problem solving with strong communication skills and sound international project management capabilities.
Authored and edited many professional publications (more than 50 scientific papers, several books, etc.) and many R&D project proposals.
Multitasking and multicultural, mother of 3, speaking fluently 5 languages and holding 2 Ph.D. degrees (one in Network Management one in Artificial Intelligence) from 2 different countries.