What I Believe

"Smart cities are places where everything conspires to make your life better."

My Global Projects
20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

More than two decades of experience as a global executive within Asia, the Americas, and Europe.

Renato de Castro is a Smart City Expert and the author of the book City SmartUp. He is the CEO of SmartUp, a consulting firm from Barcelona specialised in digital transformation for cities. He is a member of the board directors at Leading Cities from Boston, and international ambassador at COR- Rio de Janeiro Operations Center. He has accumulated over two decades of experience as a global executive within Asia, the Americas and Europe.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

More than 1.000.000 km travelled worldwide since 2015.

Renato is a world-renowned speaker/lecturer on international strategies and investment attraction for smart cities in more than 60 global events in 30 countries, including 3 TEDx Talks.

SMART CITY EXPERT

Fully committed to build better cities

01
Consulting

Developing, exploring and consulting on the concept of “City SmartUp” for over five years

02
Advising

Advising support in formatting the Smart City Solutions and Smart Pitch.

03
Lecturing

Teaching for more than 20 years as a visiting professor in several universities worldwide.

04
Speaking

World-renowned speaker on Smart Cities, IoT, and AI in more than 60 events, including 3 TEDx Talks.

05
Influencing

More than 20.000 followers in LinkedIn and a columnist/video blogger at UOL Tecnologia portal.

06
Benchmarking

Tailor-fitted business/technical missions for a full immersion into international markets.