Mikel Sánchez received his M.Sc degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Engineering School of Bilbao (2004). He has 10 years of experience in Digital Signal Processing and IoT technologies. In TECNALIA (2010), he started as Project Manager of Digital TV Broadcasting and IoT R&D projects. In 2012-2014 he was the Director of Telecommunication department. Currently he is the Industry 4.0 strategy Manager of TECNALIA ideating and deploying both business and technology initiatives around Industry 4.0 ecosystem. In this way, he has overseen the I4.0 Assessment process for SMEs deployed in the Basque regions of Vizcaya and Alava.