Nuria de Lama studied Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. After working more than five years in an SME as manager of the International projects department (working in wireless and mobile technologies and having participated in many R&D projects since FP5 such as HEROE, ISTforCE, TUAMO, DAVINCI, RuralWins, BROADWAN, SAMANTHA, WALKONWEB, MOSAIC, eVALUES), she joined Atos Spain in 2005, where she is currently Representative of Atos Research and Innovation to the European Commission. In that position she is responsible for the coordination of the research activities of Atos and the definition of the strategy for new business development, including all the initiatives related to Future Internet.
She was Head of the Semantics, Software and Service Engineering Unit for several years. Some projects where she has been involved in Atos in the last years are: SOA4All, NEXOF, COIN, INFRAWEBS, IntelLEO, C@R, to name a few. She has wide experience in EU programmes, having acted as evaluator, reviewer and speaker in many conferences for the EC. She has chaired the Service Engineering WG at the INES platform and contributed actively to working groups in NESSI, where she has been member of the Steering Committee, besides participating in other other platforms and initiatives such as ENoLL, OISPG or Net!Works. She is currently coordinator of Future Internet Actiivties in Atos, member of the Steering Board of the FI PPP, project manager in Atos of the FI-WARE project and member of the Smart Cities WG of Es.Internet, the Spanish platform of Future Internet, whose Vice-Presidency is held by Atos.