Renato de Castro is a world traveller. He is the CEO at SUIPHOS, a disruptive spin-off IoT project based in Barcelona. He is VP Smart Cities and IoT projects at SmartUp Consulting Firm. Renato is vice-president International Affairs at The Brazilian Human Smart Cities Network and Smart City Ambassador of TM Forum. He is also global advisory board of Leading Cities NGO, Boston, US.
He is currently PhD candidate at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, with his doctoral research field in Smart Cities. He is also writer and video blogger at Smart & Resilient Cities. De Castro has lectured as an MBA professor for 19 years, responsible for the subjects/courses on international marketing and globalization strategies at several Universities.
He is a world-renowned speaker/lecturer on international strategies and investments attraction for smart cities in more than 40 global events in 30 countries, including 3 TEDx Talks.