Roman Ferrando has numerous years of experience within some of the world’s leading technical companies like Ericsson Research and Oracle Labs. He has focused its research activity on clustering and pattern recognition techniques and the scalability issues related to data sets handling tremendous amounts of data. He holds 5 patents related to the analysis of real-time data in telecommunications networks and have also produced several academic papers on the same topic published in well-respected journals. He has been also member of the 3GPP standard committee for several years. Roman holds a PhD in Machine Learning and also authored a book on the role of data analytics in the cloud and next generation telecom networks. Wiley & Sons published this during 2013. In 2015, Roman started Thingbook, a company created to facilitate the adoption of predictive analytics in high-speed data generation environments.