ROLE PLAYERS 2019 - Renato de Castro

Renato de Castro

SmartUp Consulting Firm

Renato de Castro is a Smart City Expert. He is the ambassador of Smart Cities at the TM Forum from London, a member of the global advisory board at the NGO Leading Cities from Boston, and Volunteer Senior Adviser at International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations information and telecommunications agency. He has accumulated over two decades of experience as a global executive within Asia, the Americas and Europe. He is fluent in 4 languages, and is a PhD candidate in Global Law at Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Renato has visited more than 30 countries, lecturing about smart cities and advising governments on urban projects. Currently, he is based in Barcelona where he serves as CEO in a disruptive spinoff related to Smart Cities.