Antonio
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AI & Robotics bestselling author.
Telecommunications and Electronics engineer.

Technology Advisor for the European Commission.
CEO of the Global Institute of Advisors.
Senior Member of IEEE.

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about me

In short...

I hold an M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering, another M.Sc. in Electronics Engineering, an International Executive MBA, and an M.Sc. in International TradeI’ve been a university professor, the founder of 4 startups, and an executive in large international firms. I am a Technology Expert for the European Commission and a Senior Member of IEEE. I currently run the Global Institute of Advisors as the CEO.
 

I have written seven booksfive scientific papers, and 60+ others in professional journals and magazines. I have given 100+ keynote conferences.

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I obtained my M.Sc. degree in Telecommunications Engineering in 2001 and my M.Sc. in Electronics Engineering in 2003. After working as a university professor, an entrepreneur, and some executive roles in large international corporations like HP, Orange, and NTT, I got my International Executive MBA in 2013 from IESE Business School (training lectures in New York, Madrid, Shanghai, and Barcelona) with part of the program attended in CEIBS (China).
 
Distinguished as a Senior Member of IEEE in 2012, the largest engineers’ association worldwide, I am an active member of several committees related to Artificial Intelligence and other topics. Previously, I held the position of Vice President of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society for the Spanish Chapter between 2013 and 2017.
  • IEEE P3129 Standard for Robustness Testing and Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Image Recognition Service Committee, since 2021.
  • IEEE P3123 Standard for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) Terminology and Data Formats Committee, since 2021.
  • IEEE European Public Policy Committee (EPPC) on Artificial Intelligence (AI), since 2021.
  • IEEE European Public Policy Committee (EPPC) for Engagement on Grid Stability, since 2020.

I am a Technology Expert for the European Commission from 2019, on the subjects of Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Cloud, Big Data, and Robotics.

I have extensive experience in innovation and strategic consulting for ICT topics. I worked as a Research and Consulting Manager in the renowned international firm IDC and currently run the Global Institute of Advisors as the CEO, with branches in the US and Europe.

I am a published author of  seven books, the first one in 2008. Most of them are about specific technologies explained to business executives. I have also published five scientific papers, and 60+ others in professional journals and magazines. I have given more than 100 keynote conferences and executive seminars to C-Level suite members during my period as a Research and Consulting Manager in IDC.

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The Journey to Metaverse

The Metaverse will be the next technological revolution. This book helps business executives to understand its foundations and reveals the new opportunities it will bring. The author is a renowned engineer with more than 20 years of experience. He started working as a business adviser for large corporations and startup companies worldwide after graduating with his international MBA 10 years ago.

The accessible language used to explain the complex technologies involved is key to understanding the business opportunities that the Metaverse will bring. The book follows a smooth but thorough journey along all aspects associated with the Metaverse, from augmented reality, virtual reality, cryptocurrencies, the Internet of things, 3D glasses, and many others. In this book, this trustful and actionable insight came from the experience of a person who was highly involved in technical activities and used to speak to the board of many corporations.

Reading this book, you will understand the basics behind the Metaverse and the keys and the roadmap we can expect during the following years, helping you decide your business strategy and professional career and get the most out of this new social paradigm.

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Writer, communicator, strategic consultant

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15 years of writing books about facilitating the understanding of technology. 22 years of speaking to business executives. More than 35 years of engineering things. 

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"Antonio skillfully navigates the nexus between business and technology issues. Antonio gives enterprise customers a fresh perspective they always appreciate."
Pedro Díaz Ochagavía
Group VP Sales at TIBCO
"Antonio is a great professional with magnificent teaching qualities, an excellent capacity for work, and impressive communication skills, which he demonstrates with great success in his books. Working with Antonio, I have learned a lot."
María Teresa Gómez-Mascaraque
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