Alejandro Aguado received the Graduate degrees in mathematics and computer science from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, in 2014. He worked with Telefonica I+D collaborating as a Researcher in FP7 European projects (STRAUSS, IDEALIST, and ONE). He worked also as a Research Associate in the topics of software defined networking and network functions virtualization at the High Performance Networks group, University of Bristol, Bristol, contributing in FP7 (Strauss, Lightness), H2020 (Replicate) and EPSRC (Toucan, QCommsHub) projects. He is currently a researcher and a PhD student in the Center for Computational Simulation at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, working on the integration of quantum key distribution technologies in next generation network paradigms, while also working as a consultant for Telefonica GCTIO Software-Defined Transport Network (SDTN) strategy. He also collaborates at standardization institutes, such as ETSI and IETF.
Working in Transport/IP network transformation and planning towards SDN technologies, as a technology consultant for Telefónica GCTIO.
Researcher developing different solutions, use cases and standards for the integration of QKD technologies into next generation network paradigms.
Research Associate in High Performance Networks group working in the topics of SDN, NFV and orchestration for FP7, H2020 and EPSRC projects.
Developing tools and applications that enable data/file encryption and secured file sharing.
Researcher in SDN orchestration and service automation for multi-layer core/metro GMPLS/Openflow enabled networks, collaborating in several FP7 European Projects.