Maria Barros Weiss
VP Research Digital Ecosystems, Ionos
Maria Barros Weiss (Ph.D.) is Head of Research Digital Ecosystems at IONOS. Her responsibilities include R&D project collaborations on cloud-edge continuum digital ecosystems, building an IoT cloud stack, European and national funding programs, and associations. Since 2019, she has been an external expert for the European Commission. With more than 20 years of work experience, Maria Barros Weiss brings expertise in digital ecosystems as well as communication networks, and has been involved in several ICT areas, such as Data-ecosystems, 5G, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing. After finishing a master’s degree in Computers and Electrical Engineering she gained a Ph.D. in Communications and Language technologies, starting her career as a lecturer in engineering in Portugal, in digital electronics and embedded systems. Before she joined IONOS, she was program coordinator of the international funding program Eureka Celtic-Next and was in charge of international project coordination and management roles.