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Speakers

Joaquim Alvarez

Joaquim Alvarez

Position

Director, Liveability on Public Realm & Community

Company

NEOM Saudi Arabia

Description

As the Digital Business Strategist for the Barcelona City Council, Joaquim has been instrumental in helping transform the City of Barcelona into what Fortune Magazine recently called the Most Wired City in the World. Joaquim comes from a telecommunication engineering background, and is a specialist in software development and telematics communications. His passion for technology and its application to improve the quality of life of the people brought him to work for the Barcelona City Council, to found his own IoT start-up company and to become a radio and global keynote speaker about smartcities, innovation and digital transformation

At the city, one of his primary roles has been the development and operational execution of a self-sustainable mobile ecosystem. This included defining a mobile relationship model between industry, government and citizens, as well as elevating the mobile industry in the City of Barcelona to the global level. He is the lead on a project entitled Apps4Bcn, a unique public- private partnership that aims to promote the creation and development of innovative initiatives that improve the quality of life of people through mobile technology, and encourage the adoption of these solutions by industry and Government.

After working for global digital consulting firms like Deloitte, T-Systems (Deutsche Telekom) or Atos Origin, currently he is responsible of ‘Liveability on Públic Realm & Community’ on the project www.neom.com, the city of the future for Saudi Arabia.

Sessions

Integrating Future Mobility with the Smart City and Addressing the Challenges of Rapid Urbanisation

Forums & Seminars Thursday, 27 Jun 11:00 - 12:00 SNIEC, Hall N2, Future Mobility Stage Industry 4.0The FutureAIConnectivityDisruptive Innovation
As the Digital Business Strategist for the Barcelona City Council, Joaquim has been instrumental in helping transform the City of Barcelona into what Fortune Magazine recently called the Most Wired City in the World. Joaquim comes from a telecommunication engineering background, and is a specialist in software development and telematics communications. His passion for technology and its application to improve the quality of life of the people brought him to work for the Barcelona City Council, to found his own IoT start-up company and to become a radio and global keynote speaker about smartcities, innovation and digital transformation At the city, one of his primary roles has been the development and operational execution of a self-sustainable mobile ecosystem. This included defining a mobile relationship model between industry, government and citizens, as well as elevating the mobile industry in the City of Barcelona to the global level. He is the lead on a project entitled Apps4Bcn, a unique public- private partnership that aims to promote the creation and development of innovative initiatives that improve the quality of life of people through mobile technology, and encourage the adoption of these solutions by industry and Government. After working for global digital consulting firms like Deloitte, T-Systems (Deutsche Telekom) or Atos Origin, currently he is responsible of ‘Liveability on Públic Realm & Community’ on the project www.neom.com, the city of the future for Saudi Arabia.