Óscar González de Dios received his PhD with honors from U. of Valladolid and his MS in Telecommunications Engineering also from U. of Valladolid.
He has 16 years of experience in Telefonica I+D. He has been involved in numerous R&D European projects, where he has acted as WP leader and coordinated the BANITS 2 project. He has co-authored more than 100 research papers and internet-drafts and is currently active in several IETF working groups, as well as ITU-T Study group 15.
His main research interests include Photonic Networks, Flexi-grid, Inter-domain Routing, PCE, automatic network configuration, End To End MPLS, performance of transport protocols and and SDN.
He is currently leading the SDN & Tools group of the Integrated Transport Center of Telefonica Global CTIO unit.