CHAIR: Dr. Claudio Lima, Ph.D.

Co-Founder @ Blockchain Engineering Council

Dr. Claudio Lima is a seasoned technology executive and thought leader in Advanced Blockchain, IoT and AI technologies with expertise in energy (utilities, oil and gas), smart city and telecom/IT digital transformation. He has a Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering at the UKC (England). Previously he was the Global Smart Grid CTO of Huawei Technologies in Europe-Asia-Pacific and a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS) at Sprint Advanced Technology Labs (Sprint ATL), in Silicon Valley-CA. Dr. Lima is currently is the Co-Founder of the Blockchain Engineering Council (BEC), and leads the IEEE Blockchain in Energy Standards, as Chair and Vice-Chair of IoT and Energy Working Groups. He also serves as the Blockchain Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board Member of the US Department of Energy (DOE)/PNNL.