Since 2014, she has been the technical lead for the Internet of Things within GSMA, working on several aspects of IoT for different industries, like utilities, automotive, industrial, aviation, etc. Looking at a variety of IoT aspects and applications, from the massive IoT to the more critical applications that requires low latency. Also currently exploring the upcoming work in 5G-Advanced and how the different IoT applications will benefits from the evolution of 5G.

Barbara is also leading several activities and communities with the GSMA members, like the activities related to smart mobility and advanced air mobility. The latter by leading the GSMA Drone Interest Group, to investigate and help the mobile industry to create a trusted solution for commercial unmanned aircraft. Exploring features and capabilities of 4G and 5G needed for the aviation.

Barbara has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. Before joining the GSMA, Barbara worked in R&D in several areas of telecommunications. She also participates and actively contributed to, several standards, particularly related to IoT.

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