Claudio Feijóo holds a MSc and PhD in Telecommunications Engineering and a MSc in Quantitative Economics. As a full professor at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid he researches the socio-economic impact of emerging technologies in the information society. He currently serves as Co-Director of the Sino-Spanish Campus at Tongji University in Shanghai. He has been involved in numerous research, development and consulting projects in Europe, Latin America, North Africa and Asia. He regularly gives lectures at international courses and events and has authored 250+ papers. He is a guest lecturer in digital business at IE Business School, and an International Telecommunications Society board member. Since his three-year engagement in a university spin-off specializing in knowledge transfer in technology, media and telecommunications, he has been involved in many technology-based start-up companies.