Smart Cities • Internet of Things • Networks & Computing Systems • Entrepreneurship • Data Science
Alicia Asin is a computer engineer with degrees from both the University of Zaragoza and ESADE Business School. She is the CEO of Libelium which she co-founded in 2006 and is also an active writer and frequent speaker at international conferences on issues related to Smart Cities, Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). Alicia is deeply interested in topics such as why IoT is the next tech revolution, how improved democracy may be the biggest legacy of Smart Cities and the potential of the maker movement.
Additionally, Alicia was awarded the National Young Entrepreneur award at the 2014 meeting of the Spanish Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs (CEAJE). She is the first woman to have received this award.