Professor José Antonio Ondiviela


Western Europe Public Sector Government/Smart Cities Solutions Director


Professor Ondiviela is Microsoft‘s Western Europe Public Sector Government Industry Advisor for Cities and Regions. A frequent speaker at International events (e.g. SmartCityExpo, Mobile World Forum, TEDTalk and EU Events), he is also UNESCO’s Smart Cities SME Consultant, and Associate Fellow Researcher/Director of WW Observatory for Attractive Cities at UFV (Universidad Francisco Vitoria, Madrid) .

Qualifications: Telecommunications Engineer MS at UPM Madrid, Human Sciences MS at UFV Madrid, Enterprise and Institutional Communication Management MS at UAB Barcelona, and Financial Business MS online INSEAD. PhD at UFV, Madrid with Thesis “Beyond SmartCities: How to create an Attractive City for Talented Citizens”.

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