Josep holds a Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). He is currently Market Manager of Telecom, Media and Technology at Atos Research and Innovation. He works on the establishment of the innovation strategy for Atos’ portfolio around telecoms. His research activity includes study of Cloud technologies, network virtualization (SDN/NFV) and the use of SLAs in the business world. He coordinated BonFIRE initiative about designing, building and operating a multi‐cloud facility for experimentation with hybrid clouds (public & private). He has coordinated 5G SONATA / 5GTANGO projects about agile network service development and deployment on software networks (SDN/NFV) that is releasing a NFV-based SDK, a validation and verification (V&V) NFV catalogue and a MANO service platform. Now his research focus is on research to optimize an affordable 5G network deployment and new services. Actively contributing to the establishment of a Smart Network and Services partnership for future Horizon Europe programme.