Luis Sanabria-Russo is a Networking and Communications engineer from Universidad Tecnológica del Centro, Venezuela. He got his MSc. in Advanced Sciences of Modern Telecommunications from Univesitat de Valencia, Spain, and received his PhD in Information and Communications Technologies from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. With a background mostly related to routing and switching, his interest now turned to Software Defined Network abstractions to different layers of the communication stack. He is currently exploring ways of leveraging network-wide metrics and to provide centralized traffic engineering and QoS capabilities to IoT deployments, both at the sensor and gateway tiers. He is part of the Communications Technologies Division at CTTC, working on the CellFive project.