Telefónica I+D (Spain)
Diego R. Lopez is in charge of the Technology Exploration activities within the GCTO Unit of Telefónica I+D. He joined Telefónica in 2011 after several years in the NREN sector. During this period he was appointed as member of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data Infrastructures by the European Commission.
Diego is currently focused on identifying and evaluating new opportunities in technologies applicable to network infrastructures, and the coordination of national and international collaboration activities. His current interests are related to network infrastructural services, new network architectures, and network programmability and virtualization.
Apart from these, Diego is extremely interested as well in wine, cheese, comics, and engaging in long discussions about whatever (in)appropriate matters.