Bruno C. TOMÁS serves as program director at WBA, where is responsible for managing activities and working groups focused on the business development and implementation of wireless technologies (Next Gen Wi-Fi, HS2.0, 5G) and services (IoT, Roaming, Interoperability). Since joining WBA in 2012, based on an extensive collaboration with its global membership, he was one of the initial few driving NGH/Hotspot 2.0 deployments leading to world’s first success stories in China, Spain, UK, San Francisco, Chicago, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand, India.
He started his career at Portugal Telecom / Altice as a network engineer for headend systems and later as innovation consultant conducting the strategic analysis and new business development for medium/long term technologies such as M2M and Internet of Things (IoT), along with managing external engagement and standardization activities with ETSI, ITU and EC.
Tomas received the BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering and the MSc in Telecommunications from the Technical University of Lisbon (IST), Portugal. Before joining the industry he collaborated with the Telecommunications Institute as an investigator in the areas of wireless and UHDVideo.