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Alicia Asin Perez

Co-founder and CEO of Libelium
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    Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Quantum Technology, Robotics
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Alicia Asín, CEO, and co-founder of Libelium, a Spanish IT visionary company, is the driving force behind "Waspmote," a groundbreaking wireless, modular, open-source sensor hardware platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). An influential speaker, Asín delves into data mining, particularly addressing Big Data's implications and the vital aspects of security and privacy in the evolving IoT landscape. With profound expertise, she pioneers discussions on IoT's potential for democracy, transparency, and sustainability, smartly assessing risks and rewards.As a trailblazer in technology, Alicia passionately explores its transformative power, evident in projects like smart cities and precision agriculture, where Libelium optimizes crop monitoring and healthcare access through IoT solutions. Applauded by The Financial Times as a Spanish unicorn, her company's global reach spans 120+ countries. Recognitions include IoT Thought Leader (2021), National Computer Science Prize, "Rey Jaime I" Award, and European Commission Women Innovators accolade. Alicia Asín's impact on innovation and entrepreneurship is resounding, propelling technology's positive influence worldwide.


How Technology Will Save the World
IoT to Promote Democracy and Transparency
Main Cities' Challenges to Be Smart and Sustainable
Reflections on the IoT on Its Way to 2030: Risks and Opportunities of the IoT Towards a Legacy of Greater Transparency and Democracy