Nasser Saleh Al Marzouqi
Mr. Nasser Al Marzouqi is the Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 20 “Internet of things (IoT) and smart cities and communities (SC&C)” which provides a specialized IoT and smart city standardization platform. The work of the ITU-T Study Group 20 is focused on identifying and analyzing emerging applications and global solutions for IoT and smart cities, which will contribute to improving the interoperability of various IoT-based technologies, a key factor in ensuring end-user and market acceptance of IoT solutions. Mr. Al Marzouqi is also the Co-chairman of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. The U4SSC is a global smart city initiative which primarily advocates for public policy to encourage the use of ICTs to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities worldwide. Nasser Al Marzouqi is currently working for the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the United Arab Emirates in the International Affairs Division. He also functions as the UAE representative to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and has been closely involved in the major ITU conferences and events. He received his Master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Latrobe University in Australia. The TRA in the UAE has been at the forefront of pioneering developments in the field of ICT and in providing an optimal enabling environment in which the UAE’s ICT sector can flourish. Mr. Al Marzouqi is a firm proponent of converting existing systems to high-efficiency systems, helping to bridge the digital divide and increasing global communication and the transition to smart sustainable cities.