Speaker profile

Dario Sabella

Chair - ETSI MEC, Senior Manager Standards and Research - Intel Corporation
DARIO SABELLA works with Intel as Senior Manager Standards and Research, acting also as company delegate of the 5GAA (5G Automotive Association). In his role within Next Generation Standards division, Dario is driving new technologies and edge cloud innovation for the new communication systems, involved in standard ecosystem harmonization and coordinating internal alignment on edge computing across SDOs and industry groups, in support of internal and external stakeholders/customers.
In February 2021 he was elected as Chairman of ETSI MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing), while from 2019 he was serving as vice-chairman, previously Lead of Industry Groups, and from 2015 vice-chair of IEG WG. Since 2017 he is also a delegate of 5GAA (5G Automotive Association). Prior to February 2017 he worked in TIM (Telecom Italia group), in the Wireless Access Innovation division, as responsible in various TIM research, experimental and operational activities on OFDMA technologies (WiMAX, LTE, 5G), cloud technologies (MEC) and energy efficiency (for energy saving in TIM’s mobile network).
From 2006 he has been involved in many international projects and technological trials with TIM’s subsidiary companies (ETECSA Cuba, TIM Brasil, Telecom Argentina).
Since joining TIM in 2001, he has been involved in a wide range of internal and external projects (including FP7 and H2020 EU funded projects), often with leadership roles. Since January 2021, he has become Innovation Manager of Hexa-X, a flagship 6G project funded by EC. Author of several publications (40+) and patents (30+) in the field of wireless communications, radio resource management, energy efficiency and edge computing, Dario is IEEE senior member and has also organized several international workshops and conferences.