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Cristina Martínez

Head Smart Mobility and Living
European Commission
Participates in 1 Session

Cristina Martinez graduated in Science Philosophy, and has a master in Communication (Major) and another MSc in Telematics (Cum Laude) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. 

She started her career in the United Nations Office headquarters working for an IT track and trace software project for Africa, Asia and Latin-America. She then joined the Andersen Consulting company in 1998 to work for the eCommerce group of the Technology department as a solutions engineer. 

She became a member of the staff of the European Commission in 2002 first, as communication officer, then as a senior administrator for research in the 'Enterprise Networking' Unit of the Information Society Directorate-General where she lead the 'Enterprise Interoperability' area. 

In 2013, Cristina became Head of Sector and then Deputy Head of Unit in various departments: the 'Knowledge-Management' unit, the 'eInfrastructure and Open Science Cloud' unit and the ‘Smart Mobility and Living’ unit. Since January 2019, she is responsible for the Smart Cities topic. 

Cristina Martinez is married and has three children. 

Sessions in which Cristina Martínez participates

Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 1 hour

The IoT has the potential to address some of the most acute human, economic and environmental needs. It can also directly contribute to achieving the targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the 7th IoT Week, the IoT research and industry community, together with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and other stakeholders signed the International Declaration on the Internet of Things for Sustainable Development, in which they expressed their support for researching, ...