Stamatis Karnouskos is with SAP as a Research Expert on M2M / Internet of Things, investigating the added-value of integrating networked embedded devices in enterprise systems. For more than 15 years Stamatis leads efforts in several European Commission and industry funded projects related to industrial automation, smart grids, Internet-based services and architectures, software agents, mobile commerce, security and mobility. Stamatis is actively involved in several consultations at European Commission and German level dealing with System of Systems, Internet of Things, energy efficiency, SmartGrids, and various R&D projects at European level. Stamatis serves in the technical advisory board of Internet Protocol for Smart Objects Alliance (IPSO) and the Permanent Stakeholder Group of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).