Alicia Asin co-founded Libelium in 2006 with David Gascón and has been its CEO since the beginning. She is focused on how IoT is becoming the next tech revolution, starting with Smart Cities. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences on issues related to Smart Cities, Wireless Sensor Networks and the IoT. She is a computer engineer by the University of Zaragoza and graduated by ESADE Business School.
Alicia is also the first woman to receive the National Young Entrepreneur at the 2014 meeting of the Spanish Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs (CEAJE).
Since we entered into the age of information and telecommunications in the 70's we had not seen anything similar to the Internet of Things in terms of its potential impact in process change and business ecosystem generation. The IoT is more than a new generation for the Internet, it is the next technological revolution, horizontal and global, in which we will finally see the digital and physical world blended.