Juan-Carlos Zúñiga
(Juan Carlos Zuniga)

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Juan Carlos Zuniga is a telecommunications expert with over 20 years of international experience. He leads the networking standardization activities at the CSO office of SIGFOX Corp, a global IoT Network Operator and Service Provider. He also helps as Technical Program Manager (TPM) for the IoT-based Seismic Alert project in Mexico of the SIGFOX Foundation, which is an organization working on humanitarian causes. He is currently co-chair of the IETF Internet Area WG, and an active member of different Privacy, Security and IoT programs at the IAB, ISOC and IEEE.

Juan Carlos is highly skilled in positioning technology to drive standards, develop business and ensure market adoption. He is experienced in leading technology development and standardization activities in the areas of IoT, Data Privacy, NFV/SDN, 5G and Wi-Fi. He has contributed and held leadership roles in different standards fora, such as IETF, IEEE 802, ETSI, 3GPP and W3C. Juan Carlos has served as Guest Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, and he is inventor of more than 50 granted USPTO/EPO patents and 70 published applications.

Before joining Sigfox, Juan Carlos was leading the networking standardization activities at InterDigital. Previously, he worked with Harris Communications Canada, Nortel Networks UK, and Kb/Tel Mexico. Juan Carlos received his engineering degree from the UNAM, Mexico, and his MSc from the Imperial College London, UK.

RFCs

rfc5677 Dec 2009 IEEE 802.21 Mobility Services Framework Design (MSFD)
rfc7028 Sep 2013 Multicast Mobility Routing Optimizations for Proxy Mobile IPv6
rfc7429 Jan 2015 Distributed Mobility Management: Current Practices and Gap Analysis