Riccardo Tomasi holds a PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and a double MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and at Département Télécom (ENSIMAG/ENSERG) of Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG). Since 2006 he collaborates with Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB), an applied R&I center in Torino, Italy, where he currently leads the Internet of Things Service Management (IoT-SM) research unit, Pervasive Technologies area. He collaborates to a number of industrial and public-funded R&I projects on enabling technologies for the IoT and CPS and more specifically on architectures, services and applications for large-scale environments, with focus on the Smart Home/Grid and Industrial manufacturing domains. Since 2014, Riccardo serves as chair of the Demonstration and Reference Implementation‖ working group of the Energy@home association, acting as lead developer for the JEMMA open source project. He is a fanatic Linux user and advocate of open-source technologies and standards.