Nuria de Lama


European Programs Manager, Atos
BDVA Board of Directors

Nuria de Lama studied Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. She has spent more than 20 years working with Innovation in different technology environments. In the last 10 years, her focus has been on platform ecosystems, IoT and Big Data. Since 2010 she holds the position of European Programs Manager at Atos, coordinating the Strategy of Atos Research & Innovation in European collaborative research. She combines the technology background with good knowledge of policy and vertical domains (especially smart cities, industry 4.0 and agrifood), which she currently uses in the context of Digital Transformation activities. She was one of the active founders of the Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership, where she played the role of Vice-Secretary General of the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) until she elected member of the Board of Directors.

She coordinates the Steering Committee of such initiative (40+ active projects) and contributes to projects like BDVe (Big Data Value ecosystem) and DataBench (Big Data benchmarks). She is member of the Organizing Committee of several Big Data events such as the European Big Data Value Forum and acts as external advisor to several projects, including I-BiDaaS (Industrial-Driven Big Data as a Self-Service Solution), Data Pitch (a program for Startups to innovate with data) or NGIoT (roadmap for new generation IoT).

Along with her career, she has worked in more than 40 R&I projects; she has acted as an independent expert for the European Commission in many occasions as a proposal evaluator, project reviewer and rapporteur, and has a long track record of participation as a speaker in international conferences and events.

16:15 - 17:45 h - Challenges & Strategies of Member States as Foundations for a European AI Strategy