Saverio Romeo

Offices: Belgium - Policy consulting
Email: saverio.romeo@technopolis-group.com

Saverio Romeo has spent more than 20 years in emerging digital technologies, specifically around monitoring and controlling machines, devices, and spaces. He has done that with various hats, from solution designer and strategy analyst to tech policy adviser, working with companies and the public sector, from very early-stage start-ups and villages in rural areas to very large cities and large companies. Recently, he has spent considerable time in skill development initiatives in advanced digital technologies as a tutor, lecturer, and skill policy adviser. During the last 8 years, he has collaborated with Birkbeck, University of London, running research projects on the adoption and policies of emerging digital technologies and deep tech entrepreneurship. He has also designed four modules for postgraduates and undergraduates (Blockchain and Digital Transformation, Introduction to the Management of the IoT, Managing Digital Transformation, Management of Emerging Digital Technologies). Those modules have also been used for training workforce in public and private organisations. While teaching those modules, he has run several projects on various topics such as IoT security, the role of eSIM and iSIM in connectivity, the management of IoT ecosystem, the convergence between the IoT and AR, the role of 5G in the IoT; telecoms, IoT and quantum technologies; IoT and regional clusters in Europe; and emerging digital technologies and territorial management and many others. He is native Italian, fluent in English, and keen to improve his Modern Greek. He holds three MSCs, one in Telecommunications Engineering, one in Information Technologies, and one in Technology Policy and Innovation Management.

Saverio Romeo works on emerging digital technologies and the IoT in various roles, working with companies and public sector organisations. Recent projects revolve around smart city strategy development, smart farming, convergence IoT-AR, connectivity and IoT, IoT regional clusters, sustainable digital transformation. He is also involved in skill development initiatives in advanced digital technologies as a tutor, lecturer, and skill policy adviser.