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Gerardo Garcia De Blas

Technology Expert

Gerardo García is Technology Expert in Telefónica Research and Development. At present he is working for Telefónica’s Global CTO Unit, in the Network Virtualisation initiative, where he is involved on different related to Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), from development activities in OpenMANO and VNF testing in Telefónica’s NFV Reference Lab to prototyping for demos. He has been the rapporteur of the ETSI specification “NFV Performance & Portability Best Practises”, elaborated during NFV Phase 1. 


Gerardo holds a Master in Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Madrid (Spain). Since 2002 he has been working for Telefónica Research and Development. He is co-author of several papers related to traffic measurements, routing, network QoS, P2P and content aware networks.