Dr. Claudio Lima
Blockchain Engineering Council – BEC
The BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (BEC) leads profound digital transformation of business and organizational activities, processes, and models, focused on the intersection of Blockchain, Machine Learning/AI and Internet of Things (IoT)
emerging technologies. BEC identifies and works on Enterprise blockchain opportunities that accelerate and impact digital business transformation in industries, start-ups and governments.
Dr. Claudio Lima is an industry thought leader and entrepreneur in Advanced Digital Transformation. He’s the founder of the Blockchain Engineering Council – BEC, promoting the industry advances and intersection of Internet of Things-IoT, Blockchain and Machine Learning/AI. He is leading advanced research and has created the industry vision and project initiatives to develop smart contract-driven autonomous bot machines (auto-bots), using AI and edge-IOT computing. He’s passionate for Blockchain Distributed Ledger and Crypto-Currency technologies. Previously, Dr. Lima served as Global Smart Grid CTO of Huawei Technologies in Europe-Asia-Pacific and as Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS)/Sr. Research Scientist at Sprint Advanced Technology Labs (Sprint ATL), in Silicon Valley-CA. He has set up and led global advanced research and engineering projects and teams with collaboration in a wide variety of industries. He also served as Vice Chair of the IEEE 2030 Smart Grid Standards, where he made significant contributions to the development of global Smart Grid. He has more than 100+ conference keynote speaker presentations and scientific research that has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including 12 USPTO patent awards. He received his Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering in 1995 at University of Kent (England). Dr. Lima is currently Co-Chair of the IIC – Industrial Internet Consortium, Energy, promoting Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Machine Learning/AI and Industrial Blockchain collaboration with industry partners, driving the Digital Transformation. He is also a regular speaker in IoT/Blockchain/AI conferences.