Hugo Lerias is working as CTO Automotive of Fujitsu EMEIA since 2018. He has been with the company since 2015, during which time he has held various strategic leadership roles. Among other things, he dealt with Business Development for Business Application Services. In addition, he leads several projects in the area of mobility IoT solutions such as OTA, image compression, digital annealing (Quantum Computing inspired computing) and other automotive related initiatives. Before joining Fujitsu, Mr. Lerias worked in companies such as AWS, Akamai Technologies, and Juniper Technologies, enabling him to bring extensive experience from previous wards to his work at Fujitsu. Prior to his career in business, Mr. Lerias studied at the Technical University in Lisbon, Portugal. There he graduated with an engineering degree in computer science.