Anass is a PhD candidate Networking department at INPT (Rabat, Morocco) in collaboration with RISE research institutes in Sweden. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in MENA cultures and international relations (2017, Stockholm University – Sweden), an engineering degree in Telecommunication from Telecom ParisTech (France) and a second engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (2012, KTH – Sweden). In parallel to his research, he works as a project manager in an IT consulting firm. His main research interests are related to Blockchain, Internet of Things, Internet Governance and Linguistics. He is a co-founder of the Wikimedia Morocco User Group and served as a speaker in several international summits and conferences including ICANN, Oslo Freedom Forum and RightsCon.