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Executive Board

Our Executive Board is composed of the Director, the Deputy Director, the Research Director and the General Manager. The Executive Board is responsible for managing and overseeing the administration and scientific activities of the institute, with the powers, duties and responsibilities conferred to it by the Board of Trustees, to which it reports.
 
The Director is the CEO of the Institute. He is appointed by the Board of Trustees amongst scientists with a well-established international reputation in computer networking. The Director fosters and supervises the activities of IMDEA Networks Institute, and establishes the distribution and application of the available funds in accordance with the Institute's strategic goals and within the limits established by the Board of Trustees. He is aided by the Scientific Council in determining the scientific research director and associated policies. The Director is also assisted by the Deputy Director, the Research Director Manager and the General Manager.

Director

IMDEA Networks Job Title: Director
Affiliation: IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
PhD: Telecommunications Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid. Spain
Research: 5G Networks and Services; Network Virtualization and Softwarization; Drone Communications; On-line Social Networks Data Analytics; Mammal Brain Cartography and Topology
Joining Date: Oct 2007
Contact: arturo.azcorra@imdea.org

Deputy Director

IMDEA Networks Job Title: Deputy Director
Affiliation: IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
PhD: Telematics Engineering. Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Barcelona. Spain
Research: Wireless Networks; 5G Networks; Performance Evaluation
Joining Date: Sep 2009
Contact: albert.banchs@imdea.org

Research Director

IMDEA Networks Job Title: Research Professor (tenured) & Research Director
PhD: Computer Science, University of Mannheim. Germany
Research: Computer Networks; in particular Wireless Networking; Extremely High Frequency Communication (60GHz); Network Coding; Mobile Network Architectures; Transport Protocols
Previous Position: Manager. Docomo Euro-Labs. Munich. Germany
Joining Date: Sep 2010
Contact: joerg.widmer@imdea.org