Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez is a practitioner with more than 30 years of experience in the public sector. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in digital government and digital transformation of public organizations. His consulting and research interests include digital government, digital and open justice, government information and data sharing (interoperability), or data science and artificial intelligence in government. He has worked for governments and international organizations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and America, having also participated in the elaboration of important policy documents, like the Ibero-American Interoperability Framework, officially signed by 21 countries in 2010. He was Vice-Dean of the Official Professional Association of Technical Computer Engineers of Catalonia (COETIC) in Barcelona, Spain.
Bridging theory and practice, Carlos teaches in the university, he has done applied research, he is an author of conference papers, he has edited a book, and published book chapters and articles. He has been invited as keynote speaker in international conferences and meetings. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, and he has been Distinguished Visitor of IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS).
Carlos is an IEEE Senior Member and active volunteer, currently serving at the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors (2019-2021 and 2022-2024 terms) and the Special Technical Communities (STC) Executive Committee, participating also in different committees, standards, and initiatives on topics like Smart Cities or Artificial Intelligence. Previously, he served as IEEE CS MGAB Vice-Chair for STC, and IEEE CS STC Executive Committee Chair. He was a founding member and Chair of the IEEE CS STC on Electronic Government, founding member and Chair of the IEEE Technology Management Council Spain chapter, founding member of the IEEE UNED Student Branch, and he also served as member of IEEE Spain and IEEE Computer Society Spain committees. He received the IEEE CS Golden Core Award in 2020.
He has a MSc. in Data Science (UOC), a MA. in information & Knowledge Society (UOC), and a BEng. in Computer Science (UNED).