Marco Carugi works as independent consultant on advanced telecommunication technologies and associated standardization, currently representing NEC in standards development activities.
During his professional career, he has worked as Telecommunication Engineer in the Solvay group, as Research Engineer in Orange Labs, as Senior Advisor in the Nortel Networks CTO division and as Senior Expert in the Technology Strategy department of ZTE R&D.
Marco is active in standardization since 1998, and has held numerous leadership positions, including ITU-T SG13 Vice-Chair, ITU-T Rapporteur in last three study periods, ITU-T FG Cloud Computing WG Chair, OIF Board member, IETF Provider Provisioned VPN WG co-Chair.
Currently, he is Rapporteur for Question 2 – “Requirements for NGN evolution and its capabilities including support of IoT and SDN” – inside ITU-T SG13 (Future networks), acts as SG13 Mentor and leads the development of technical specifications on requirements, capabilities and services for IoT/M2M in the ITU-T Internet of Things Global Standards Initiative, where he also acts as convenor of the IoT work plan sessions. He is also the ITU-T JCA-IoT Liaison Officer to ISO/IEC JTC1/WG10 and has acted as vice-chair of the ITU-T Focus Group on M2M Service Layer.
NGN evolution, SDN and Cloud Computing are other technical areas in which he is involved at present.
As ITU-T contact point, he is a regular participant in the meetings of the European Commission’s Internet of Things Research Cluster and the activities of the Alliance for IoT Innovation (AIOTI), WG3 on IoT standardization.
Marco has led the development of numerous standards specifications and published in technical journals and books.
Marco holds an Electronic Engineering degree in Telecommunications from University of Pisa (Pisa, Italy), a M.S. in Engineering and Management of Telecommunication Networks from National Institute of Telecommunications (Evry, France) and a Master in International Business Development from ESSEC Business School (Paris, France).