Dr.-Ing. Abdur Rahim is the Managing Director ofWAZIUPe.V. an international non-profit organization promoting and capacity building of the Internet of Things (IoT) cost-effective and open-source technologies in developing countries for SDG 2030.He is also a research collaborator of the Open-IoT group in,FBK, a public research organization in Trento, Italy. Dr. Rahim belongs to the board ofZIGPOSGmbH, a high-tech indoor localization company in Germany funded in 2011.Being as well the project coordinator of the H2020 WAZIHUB project Dr. Rahim works on to empower young entrepreneurship and to create IoT co-innovation hubs in 20 African countries.Dr. Rahim has a strong experience in European project collaboration including coordinating and managing experience of the project. He has been working for more than 15 years in European projects (PULSERSI, PULSERSII, EUWB, C2Power, iCore, UNCAP, FiWARRE, i-locate, iKaaS,INTEGROIL,WAZIUP, WAZIHUB). He was the project manager of iCore, one of the pioneers and flag-ship IoT project in EU. He has been leading and involved in many activities like the leader of IERC AC8, Co-chair of SelfIoT, the management committee of COST-TERRA/COST IC0902.Dr. Rahim is a frequent international speaker in various summits, and conferences and workshops/ tutorials.Being a global traveller, he has visited more than 50 countries in the world.Dr. Rahim is currently the editorial board member of IEEE IoT newsletter. He is part of the steering committee member of CROWNCOM, a cognitive radio annual conference since 2009. Dr. Rahim is an external supervisor ofPhDstudents in ACEIoT (African Center of Excellence IoT), University of Rwanda.He was a guest lecturer at the University of Applied Science, Dresden, Germany. Dr.-Ing Rahim received hisPhDdegree in 2009 from Technical University Dresden, Germany, MSc from the University of Gavel, Sweden, and BSc from RUET, Bangladesh.His research interests include IoT Technologies and architectures, edge computing, big data technologies, IoT networking, 5G, Artificial intelligence. He published more than 70 papers on International conferences and journals as well as one book and several book chapters.