Dr. Joan Masó (m) is a Principal investigator of CREAF leading specialized group on geospatial interoperability, GIS, remote sensing. Creator of Remote Sensing imagery visualization and download software for web data portals (the MiraMon Map Reader). Active member of the TC of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) since 2003 (editor OGC 07- 057r7 WMTS standard among others and chair of the Iberian and Latin American Forum; ILAF). Spanish representative in the TC 211 and editor of the ISO 19165 Preservation of geospatial data and metadata. OGC Gardels gold medal in 2018. Coordinator of GeoViQua FP7 project and currently HE AD4GD. Participant in several European projects related with biodiversity, citizen science, remote sensing, research infrastructures and geospatial standards and applications. Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI) former division president in the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Senior member of IEEE and International Society of Digital Earth (ISDE) council member.