Guillermo G. Garayar-Leyva

In 2013, he received his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Lima, Peru. As a member of the Microelectronics Group of the PUCP (GuE-PUCP), he presented his undergraduate thesis on a SoC solution against smart card attacks. He was selected as representative of the Latin American region in the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia 2014. During 2015, he belonged to the Rural Telecommunications Group (GTR-PUCP) where he participated in a FINCyT-funded project that researched and implemented an air quality measurement system for urban and rural areas.

Guillermo is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Analog & Mixed-Signal Center at Texas A&M University, USA. He has also been a recipient of the Jack Kilby Excellence and Silicon Labs IT Fellowships. In 2018 he participated as an intern at Silicon Labs in the IoT area. His areas of interest are in the area of mixed signal, specifically BIST systems, synthesizers, RF circuits and biomedical applications.

Ruth Canahuire Cabello

PhD and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Campinas, UNICAMP
(2014) in the area of solid mechanics and mechanical design. Mechatronics Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, UNI (2006). She is currently Director of the Department of Electronic Engineering and Mechatronics at the Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología – UTEC. She has experience as a university lecturer at undergraduate and postgraduate level and in the development of research projects obtaining national and international funding in the area of modelling and control of mechanical and mechatronic systems, mechatronic systems and mechatronic systems, medical robotics, robust control of mechanical systems and mobile robotics. Some of his projects are in collaboration with foreign universities such as Purdue University (USA), MIT (USA), University of Campinas – UNICAMP (Brazil) and The University of Liverpool (UK).

Avid Roman-Gonzalez

CEO & Founder at Business on Engineering and Technology S.A.C. (BE Tech) and Principal Professor at the Universidad Nacional Tecnológica de Lima Sur (UNTELS). Senior member IEEE and Concytec researcher. Electronic engineer graduated from the Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cusco, systems engineer graduated from the Universidad Andina del Cusco, master in industrial and human automation from the Université Paul Verlaine de Metz – France and PhD in signal and image processing from TELECOM ParisTech – France. Postdoctoral stay at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. His work experience includes: research work for the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), university teaching (UNSAAC, UAC, UNI, UPCH, UCH, and UNTELS), work as engineer in different institutions such as CONIDA, SPECTRUM, EGEMSA, etc. He has also participated as a speaker and jury in different academic events both nationally and internationally. He has published several articles at international level. Among his topics of interest are: Signal and image processing, bioengineering and biometrics, human automation, automatic control, artificial intelligence and aerospace technology.

Miguel Nuñez Del Prado Cortez

He is a researcher at the Centro de Investigación-CIUP and professor in the Academic Department of Engineering at the Universidad del Pacífico. He holds a PhD in Networks, Telecommunications, Systems and Architectures from the Toulouse Doctoral School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Telecommunications (MITT) of the University of Toulouse (France). He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Telecommunications with a specialisation in Networks from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA Toulouse, France) and the National Higher School of Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science, Hydraulics and Telecommunications (ENSEEIHT, France). He also holds a Master’s degree in Management with a specialisation in Innovation Strategy from the Institute of Business Administration (IAE) of the University of Capitole Toulouse I (France); network and telecommunications engineer from INSA Toulouse and Telecom Brittany (France); and systems engineer from the Andean University of Cusco (Peru).

He has been a data scientist at INTERSEC (France) and an evaluator for the National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation of Peru. He has also advised technology transfer projects in Technology Parks. He is currently president of the non-profit scientific association PERU Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación (PERU IDI). In the academic field, he is part of the re-reading committee of the Symposium on Big Data Management (SIMBIG) and of the Andes Congress (Andescon).

Samuel Portocarrero

Electronic Engineer from PUCP, Master in Applied Physics from PUCP, Teacher and consultant in Metrology and Instrumentation, Professional PMP, ISO 9001, NTP ISO 17025 (Metrology), CEO of Centrix Innovation Peru.

He considers himself a proactive, committed, creative and innovative person, with leadership skills to design, coordinate, organise and implement projects. He is also characterised by providing innovative alternatives and correctly managing resources to optimise the functioning of the work team.

Gidy Florez Navarro

Gidy Florez Navarro, is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer from the Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Colombia. She completed her Master’s degree in 2012 and PhD in 2016, both in Electrical Engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  She participated between 2017-2021 as a researcher at the Brazilian Center for Physical Research (CBPF) conducting a joint project with the research centre of the company Petrobras (CENPES) in the area of oil and gas. Since 2020 she is part of the Latin American Institute of Technology (ILATTEC) as a professor in the area of antennas for 5G. 

Her research areas are focused on simulation and fabrication of microwave and radiofrequency devices, printed antennas in millimetre wave bands (5G), metamaterials and electromagnetic characterisation. She is a member and volunteer of IEEE since 2007, where she has participated in various positions in Colombia and Latin America.  She is currently a board member of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Latin America as Student Activities Coordinator, member of the IEEE R9 (Latin America) Humanitarian Activities Committee, representative for Latin America of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Young Professionals group, and co-founder of the Brazilian Society of Metamaterials (SBMETA). In 2020 she participated in the IEEE HAC funded project “Engineers Assisting Ventilator Maintenance” against COVID-19 in Rio de Janeiro which received the IEEE MGA Achievement Award.  In 2021 he received the IEEE Latin American “Student and Young Professional Activities Prominent Supporter Award” for his outstanding work with IEEE student groups and Young Professionals in Colombia and Rio de Janeiro.

Ronald Gutiérrez

PhD in Information and Knowledge Society from Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca Campus Madrid (Spain), Master in Business Administration from Barcelona Business School (Spain), Expert in Social Robotics and Human Robot Interaction from Cambridge University (England) and Electronic Engineer from Universidad Distrital (Colombia). 

He is currently Professor and Manager of Educational Innovation at the University UniNavarra (Colombia) and Founding CEO of Robotic People. 

Professor of the Master in Computer Security at the International University of La Rioja (Spain), professor of the Master in Software Architecture at the Don Bosco University (El Salvador). International lecturer and author of multiple publications on robotics and virtual reality in education. 

He is also the current president of the professional chapter of Robotics and Automation RAS and honorary member of the Mexican Association of Mechatronics.

Gisele Astorga Viveros

Gisele has an MBA in Strategic Business Management and a degree in Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on Electric Power Systems. Currently, as a Regional Manager at ENGIE Latin America, responsible for the Project Management Office (PMO) and Intelligence in the business development area. Her main professional objective today is to ensure better efficiency in the business development strategy, generating value for my different stakeholders.

Hugo Hernandez Figueroa

He graduated in Electrical Engineering (1982) and majored in Mathematics (1983) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, obtained a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (1988) and a Master’s degree in Computer Science (1989), from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. 

D. in Physics from the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK (1994). Professor at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) since 1995, he reached the highest level (Full Professor) in 2005. Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), 2011. Senior Member of the IEEE, 2000. FAPESP Area Coordinator: Engineering I since 2014.

His research interests focus on the following topics: integrated photonics, optical fibres, antennas, microwaves, computational electromagnetics, optical communications and telecommunications. He has published more than 130 papers in international indexed journals, mostly IEEE and OSA. Co-editor of the books: Localized Waves (Wiley & Sons, 2008) and Non-Diffracting Waves (Wiley-VCH, 2013). He was awarded the IEEE Millennium Medal in 2000 and the Scientific Merit Medal in 2013 by the Sociedade Brasileira de Microondas e Optoeletrônica (SBMO). He acts as area coordinator (Engineering I) of FAPESP since 2014. He has supervised 17 post-doctoral projects, 33 PhD theses and 58 MSc theses. Associate Editor (Integrated Optics) of the EEE / OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology (2004-2009) and Associate Editor (Nanophotonics) of the IEEE Photonics Journal (2011-2017). According to Google Scholar, his papers have been cited more than 3700 times and he has an H impact factor equal to 30.

Alain Chavez Carbajal

Graduated electronic engineer, with experience in the area of sales in a transnational company, oriented to the field of automation and energy products such as AC & DC variable speed motors of low voltage, rectifiers and generator sets. energy products such as AC & DC low voltage variable speed drives, rectifiers and generator sets, conducted market research and analysis, technical-commercial visits to customers, technical-commercial talks of electric drives. I prepare commercial proposals with solutions to the requirements and needs of customers, I make the technical-commercial support, monitoring of quotations, import of products, communication and negotiation with the factory, I am computer literate (office automation). I have experience in the elaboration of technical specifications and I have advanced knowledge of English.

Proactive person, easy to integrate to work in a team, with a desire to excel, responsible responsible, loyal and very committed to the work assigned.

Hernán Luis Salas Asencios

Currently delegate of the Rector of the Polytechnic University of Madrid in Peru, for its internationalisation. Former Dean of Engineering at the Universidad Autónoma del Peru between 2017 – 2019. Vice Rector Academic Vice-Rector at the Universidad Politécnica Amazónica del Perú from 2014 – 2017.

Dean of Telecommunications Engineering and Telematics Engineering at the Universidad Tecnológica
del Peru from 2008 – 2013. Vice-Rector at the Technological University of the Americas (TUA) 2011 –
2012 in Miami – USA. Vice President of ELTEK Energy 2005 – 2008 – Chicago – Illinois USA. Chicago – Illinois
USA. Area Manager at Telefónica Internacional between 1995 – 2005 – Peru where he was responsible for Mobile Telephony Infrastructure and the Telephone Services Engineering. Engineer R&D Engineer at Telefónica I+D de España from 1991 – 2004.

1991 – 2004. Director II at the Instituto Nacional de Investigación y capacitación de Telecomunicaciones del Perú INICTEL between 1984 – 1990. Expert in Digital Signal and Image Processing of Telecommunication systems. Postgraduate lecturer at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos of Peru between 2000 – 2016. Lecturer in Doctorates and Master's Degrees at the Federico Villareal, Enrique Guzmán y Valle Universities of Peru, Autonomous University of Peru, Technological University of Peru, Ricardo Palma University (URP). Specialist in Signal Processing, Networks, Communications and Mobile Telephony.

Pedro Gonzales Castellanos

Pedro V. González Castellanos was born in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander, Colombia. He graduated from the Colegio Municipal de Bachillerato. He received the degree of Systems Engineer from the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander in 2001, a Master'degree in 2003 and a PhD in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Telecommunications from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RJ) in Brazil in 2008. From 2008 to 2015, he was a researcher at Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia. Since 2015, he is a full professor and researcher at the Federal University of Fluminense (UFF), Brazil. His main research areas are planning and evaluation of wireless communication systems, modelling and characterisation of the propagation environment.

Marco Antonio Caballero Moreno

CEO and founder of TECA, a company that integrates IoT Telemetry Solutions in the Utilities sector,
currently Partner of Sigfox and WND Peru. Consultant in processes of approval of telecommunications equipment. Background in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications from the Universidad Nacional
Tecnológica de Lima Sur. Specialist in development and manufacturing of OEM electronic devices in
China. Developer of Embedded Systems of ultra low energy consumption. He participated in the APPALTA project, funded by INNOVATE PERU – 2018, in conjunction with INICTEL- UNI and CITE Moquegua. He is currently part of the business incubation programme 2021 " EMPRENDE UP" of the Universidad del Pacífico.

Ana Gabriela Sobarzo Arteaga

Professional in Biological Sciences, graduated in Marine Biology from the University of Concepción Chile and candidate to obtain a Master’s degree in Policy and Management of Science, Technology and Innovation from the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) with 20 years of experience in Research Management, Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer.

She is currently Deputy Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer at CONCYTEC, and was manager of Bioincuba SAC SpinOff of UPCH, she was also Head of the Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property of the Cayetano Heredia University. Negotiating 21 contracts with companies in the framework of projects with state funds from FIDECOM, FINCYT and Private, in addition to managing Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, has delegated the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia in different national commissions related to Science, Technology and Innovation, such as: Technical Committee of Formulation of the National Program of Science and Technology Valorization of Biodiversity, National Agreement, National Council of Competitiveness, CODET, Committee of Research, Technological Development and Innovation, National Commission for the Promotion of Biocommerce.

Roguer Mario Paredes Falconi

Businessman and entrepreneur dedicated to technological innovation and efficiency in processes and projects. He has been advising and working with regional, national, and international companies as a senior programmer and manager of technological projects both in the planning and in the execution of them for more than 12 years. Also, he was the winner of the Global StartUpLab – Peru of MIT 2014 and second place of the Global Entrepreneurship Training 2016 – Peru of the University of Korea HangDong

He belongs to the Network of High Potential National Entrepreneurs E | 100 Peru as a member. He’s a representative of Peru “Emprende” – “Arequipa”, CEO / CTO of the “Ingenia” 3 Peru software factory and founder and director of the Entrepreneurs Club of Arequipa.

He is CEO / CTO of “K’antiy”, startup selected among the 20 best in Iberoamerica – 2016 – Red Emprendia – Santiago de Compostela – Spain.

Juan Vlademir Tirado Hurtado

Specialist in Digital Transformation (MIT, 2019), candidate for the Master in Digital Transformation and Business Development (University of Barcelona, 2022), Electronic Engineer (UPAO, 2007). Specialist in Asset Management Systems with 15 years of experience in projects and sales of digital systems in Latin America. Currently commercial responsible for the portfolio of Digital Solutions for Enterprise Asset Management for Peru, Bolivia, Central America and the Caribbean in Hitachi ABB Power Grids.

Alejandro Giral

Alejandro Giral, Electrical Engineer from the Colombian School of Engineering, Julio Garavito, Bogotá Colombia and MBA from Phoenix University, Phoenix AZ USA, with more than 20 years of experience holding management and leadership positions in various areas of the electrical industry through from Latin America. Since 2019 he has served as Director of Sales and Operations for the LATAM region at OSI Digital Grid Solutions, previously he worked 17 years for Schneider Electric, holding various positions in Colombia and Mexico.

Juan Francisco Madrid Cisneros

Graduated in Electronic Engineering at Ricardo Palma University, with a Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering from Alas Peruanas University. Member of the Order of the College of Engineers of Peru and President of the Society of Science and Technology from 2013 to date.

He is currently Technical Secretary of the Technical Committee of Standardization of Data Center and IT Environments of INACAL, General Manager of the company ENGINE TECH and University Professor at the National University Federico Villarreal and other universities.

He was General Coordinator of the Digital Literacy Campaign of the Chapter of Electronic Engineering of the College of Engineers of Peru that is carried out with different Municipalities of the country from 2011-2015. Creator and Founder of the Internet Television Channel RTVCIPLIMA of the College of Engineers of Peru Departmental Council of Lima in 2009.

Jarbas Padua dos Santos

In his role of WW Solution Architect of Products and Solutions for the Communication and Media Solutions (CMS) business at HPE in the MC5G (Mobile Core & 5G) domain, his responsibilities encompass the design and build of solutions to further strengthen the HPE CMS portfolio and stimulate the customer business.

Before joining HPE Jarbas worked as Solution Architect LAC Leader, Production Support Technical Manager, System and Solution Support LAC Leader and O&M Technical Manager in Telecommunications and IT industry at Ericsson, IBM, Huawei and Alcatel.

With more than 24 years of experience in Subscriber Data Management (SDM), Business Supports Systems (BSS) and Telecommunications Management Systems (TMS) domains areas, he developed a large experience on Solutions Architecture/Integration and R&D, and broad international experience, including Americas, Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Jarbas is Bachelor in Computer Science at Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, and MBA in Strategic Business Management at Fundação Anhanguera in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

Luis Felipe Cantor

He is a Bachelor of Science, with a major in Electrical Engineering from the Francisco José de Caldas District University in Bogotá, Colombia. He has a specialization in Finance and International Business at EAN University. He is studying a Master of Business Administration at EAN University (Bogotá, Colombia). Currently, he is the LATAM sales account manager of the EPC sales channels, Siemens Energy since 2019.

Aurelio Arbildo López

Aurelio Arbildo López is a Chemical Engineer graduated from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos with a Master of Science and Doctorate in Engineering (Ph.D.) in Nuclear Engineering from The University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA).

He is currently a professor of Industrial Automation and researcher at the University of Lima and General Manager of Sociedad Inducontrol Ingeniería SAC, a company dedicated to process control and industrial automation.

He has been Executive Director of the Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy between 2002 and 2007. He was also Researcher and Research and Development Manager at the RACSO Nuclear Centre.

In addition, he was a lecturer at the Postgraduate Unit in Chemical Engineering and taught at the Master’s and Doctoral levels at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. He also taught in the Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering at the National University of Engineering, among others.