Last 20th June, Dr. Xavier Costa, head of 5G Networks R&D, NEC Europe, attended IEEE 5G Summit in Tanger. His talk involving the 5G Transformer Project was called “5G Networks for Industry Verticals”. Further information about the event can be found here.
Xavier Costa-Pérez is Head of 5G Networks R&D and Deputy General Manager of the Security & Networking R&D Division at NEC Laboratories Europe. His team contributes to products roadmap evolution as well as to European Commission R&D collaborative projects and received several awards for successful technology transfers. In addition, the team contributes to related standardization bodies: 3GPP, ETSI NFV, ETSI MEC, IETF and OPNFV. Xavier is a 5GPPP Technology Board member and the Technical Manager of the 5G-Transformer project. He has served on the Program Committees of several conferences (including IEEE Greencom, WCNC, and INFOCOM), published at top research venues and holds several patents. More information can be found on his webpage.