Master degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Madrid (Politécnica) in 1987. In 1985 worked for Alpes Ingenieros S.A. and in 1988 with the Center for Technological and Industrial Development of the Spanish Government. He joined Telefonica I+D in 1990, getting involved in several EU funded projects. In 1998 he took part in the management of TID’s Innovation Plan (1998-2001), and coordinated TID participation on several European Programs (IST, Eureka, COST, Telematics, etc.). He was appointed Head of Division in 2001. He has been Secretary of the Permanent Committee on Networks & Services of AHCIET, and representative for Telefonica at the W3C. He is author of over twenty articles and contributions to both national and international magazines and symposiums, has been granted four patents, and was Associated Professor in the Telematics Engineering Department of the Carlos III University of Madrid (2002-2007).