Saverio runs research in the areas of M2M, Internet of Things, wearable technologies and smart solutions for vertical sectors. During last six years, Saverio has focused his technology and market research on the evolution of the mobile industry, primarily looking at European mobile network operators. He has done extensive research and published in areas such as mobile healthcare, smart cities, mobile and wireless innovative services, data analytics in the mobile industry, ubiquitous computing and M2M/IoT. On these subjects, Saverio has also advised companies such as Telefonica, Vodafone Group, Deutsche Telekom, Toshiba, NEC, Telespazio, KXEN, SAS and many others.

Saverio comes from more than 12 years experience in telecoms as market analyst at Frost & Sullivan, telecommunications and innovation policy analyst at Technopolis Group and European Commission DG Connect, as a software developer at Vodafone Italia and as an academic researcher in “Politecnico di Milano” University.

Saverio is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Innovation Management Research at Birkbeck College. His research revolves around academic spin-outs and accelerator programmes in high-tech sectors. He holds three Master Degrees, one in Telecommunications Engineering (University of Naples), one in Information Technologies (“Politecnico di Milano” University) and one in Innovation Management and Technology Policy (Birkbeck College – Universtiy of London). He speaks fluent English and he is native Italian.

Twitter: @Saverio_Romeo