Federico Boccardi is a Principal Advisor in the Ofcom Technology Group, where he leads the Mobile, Wi-Fi and IoT program and the Emerging Technologies program.
He received a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 2002 and 2007 respectively, and a master in Strategy and Innovation from the Oxford Saïd Business School in 2014. Before joining Ofcom, he was with Bell Labs (Alcatel-Lucent) from 2006 to 2013 and with Vodafone R&D in 2014.
Federico has published about 80 international research papers and holds about 25 patents.
He is a member of the Industrial Advisory Board for Department of Informatics at the King’s College London, a Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol and a Fellow of the IET.