Michael Heiss

Principal for Digital Enterprise at Siemens AG Austria (responsible for the pilot factories in Austria) and Professor for Innovation at TU-Wien. He studied Electrical Engineering in Vienna, made a post-doc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field of self-learning systems, habilitated in the field of control engineering at TU-Wien, started his industry career at Bosch and is since 1996 with Siemens in various leading positions for Knowledge, Innovation and Technology Management, e.g. global Vice President for Knowledge, Innovation, and Technology Management at Siemens IT Solutions and Services, or Principal for Open Innovation and Scouting at the Siemens Chief Technology Office, where he was globally responsible for the Open Innovation Networks at Siemens. Chair of IEEE Austria and Chair of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS), Chapter Central Europe.

Valery Tikhvinskiy

Doctor of Economics Science (2003), Ph.D. Degree in Radio engineering (1988), Member of European Standards Organization (ETSI),
(TC/M2M, TC/ERM, TC/STQ) and oneM2M Partnership Project.
Actively participated in ITU (ITU-R SG1), CEPT/ECC (ENC/WG RA, ENC/WG/FM). ITU Field Expert ID: 06169. ITU-D Mission: Erevan-2001 (Armenia), Sana’a-2005 (Yemen) and Astana (2014). Visit-Professor of Tunisian Telecommunication Institute (IsetCom, Tunisia) and International Information Technologies University (IITU, Kazakhstan), published over 330 scientific papers on Economic-legal, QoS – problems of telecommunications, Spectrum Management and EMC issues, author of 15-th books on Economic-legal and Technological issues of Internet of Things and 2G/3G/4G/5G mobile communications. Chief Editor of T-Comm Journal, Editorial Board Member of ITT Journal.

Petr Doucek

Full Professor – Department of Systems Analysis (FIS). Independent scientist – Department of Banking and Insurance (FFU). Institute chief official – Department of Systems Analysis (FIS). Vice-dean – Faculty of Informatics and Statistics University of Economics, Prague.

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, 1980, Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, from Universidade Federal da Paraiba (UFPB), Brazil, 1988 and Ph.D. from University of Waterloo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Canada, 1993. Marcelo S. Alencar has more than 35 years of engineering experience, and 25 years as an IEEE Member, currently as Senior Member. For 18 years he worked for the Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Paraiba, where he was Full Professor and supervised more than 40 graduate and several undergraduate students. Since 2003, he is Chair Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil.

Marina Yashina

Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov (1979), PhD of Physics and Mathematics (1989) in differential equations and dynamical systems, Doctor tech. Sciences (2001) Head Department of Higher Mathematics Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI) and professor of the Department of Mathematical Cybernetics and IT MTUCI. Academician of the International Academy of Informatization, Specialist in the field of dynamic systems, mathematical modeling of complex socio-technical systems, analysis of flows on complex networks, intelligent systems in transport. IEEE member, member of the Expert Council on Mathematics and Mechanics of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation, member of program committees of international conferences TGF (Traffic and Granular Flow), ICCMA (Control, mexatronics and automation), ICCMIT (Communication, management and IT), etc. Author of over 150 publications.

Bayram Ibrahimov

Doctor of technical sciences, Professor (2007) of the department “Telecommunication systems and information security” of Azerbaijan Technical University. For one term, he worked as the head of the Department of Multichannel Telecommunication Systems (2016) and was twice elected dean of the Faculty of Radio Engineering and Communications (2010 – 2017). The author or co-author of more than 510 scientific works, which include 12 patents of the USSR, the Russian Federation and the Azerbaijan Republic, 5 textbooks, 8 textbooks and 5 books in the form of a monograph. He has ten academic papers in Scopus and Web of Science. He completed a scientific internship through the TACIS line in the UK (1998), at the invitation of the telecommunications company ZTE in the People’s Republic of China (2010), as well as in the USA (2014). Field of research – the basics of telecommunication theory, signaling systems and protocols telecommunication network, cryptography theory, analysis of multiservice communication networks of the NGN and FN, teletraffic, information security.

Andrei Akhremenko

Doctor of political science, professor, academic supervisor of Master’s Programme “Applied Politics” at National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE, Moscow).  From 2018 to 2020 – vice dean for research at The Faculty of Social Sciences (HSE), chair of the Scientific Committee. Received his doctoral (2009) degree from Moscow State University, where he used to work for more than 20 years.  The main field of research – agent-based models and system dynamics in social sciences, quantitative analysis of political mobilization. Author of more than 60 publications, including two textbooks and two monographs on statistical analysis in political science.

Vladimir Dokuchaev

Professor (2001), Doctor of Technical Sciences (1999), Senior Science Researcher Degree in Telecommunication Networks and Teletraffic (1992), Ph.D. Degree (1990), TEMIC Fellow (2000).
Member (Expert) of Group on Capacity Building Initiatives International Telecommunication Union (GCBI ITU).
IEEE member. Full member of the the International Academy of Informatization (IAI). Author of more than 200 scientific and academic publications and two monographs in the field of Telecommunication Networks Management, Teletraffic, Information Security, Data Risk Management, Human Capacity Building.

Elena Korableva

Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy, Head of Chair of Philosophy, history and multicultural communications of Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics (MTUCI), since 2014. Passed Ph.D. defense in Lomonosov Moscow State University (1987) and got her doctor’s degree in Lomonosov Moscow State University (2001) specializing in Ontology and Gnoseology. Professor at the Department of Philosophy, history and multicultural communications of Moscow Technical University since 2003. Academic degree – Doctor of Philosophy, academic rank – associate professor. Author of more than 100 scientific publications and three monographs. She has four academic papers in Scopus and Web of Science. Her academic interests are Ontology, Gnoseology, person in information-oriented society, humanitarian dimensions of intelligent networks.