Stefan Junestrand holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden and is considered a leading international expert and speaker in the areas of Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainability and Blockchain.

Stefan Junestrand delivering his Keynote speech about Blockchain for Smart Cities and Urban Green Infrastructure at the Boominfodag 2018

CEO & Co-Founder: Junestrand is the CEO and co-founder of Grupo Tecma Red, Spain’s leading Media Company in the areas of Sustainability, Energy and New Technologies for Buildings and Cities. Grupo Tecma Red publish five daily B2B Portals and organize four yearly Congresses about Sustainable Building, Intelligent Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grids and Smart Cities.

Speaker: Stefan Junestrand is a frequent Speaker and Moderator at Conferences and Events related to Blockchain, Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Smart Energy and Sustainability. Lately, he has been an invited speaker in Columbia, Qatar, Ukraine, The Netherlands, Spain, India, etc.

Teacher: Stefan is a teacher and lecturer at a large number of Masters and Courses at different Universities and currently also Adjunct Professor in the “Master in Strategic Design of Spaces” at the IE School of Architecture and Design taking place in London, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain.

Research & Writer: Stefan Junestrand has a wide experience in Research and Development, he has written several books and published more than a dozen scientific papers.

Stefan Junestrand is a member of the “EU Blockchain Observatory” and a main contributor to the forthcoming United Nations “Blockchain 4 Cities” report.

Stefan is Swedish but lives in Madrid (Spain) since 20 years. He speaks fluent and English, Spanish and Swedish. For requests to speak at conferences and other events please use the contact information.


Stefan Junestrand is a frequent and highly appreciated speaker at events related to Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Sustainability, and Blockchain. He speaks about topics such as:

  • Blockchain for Smart Cities: New opportunities for Governments, Citizens and Business
  • Smart Cities: Social Changes, Sustainability, and Technological Trends
  • Blockchain: Solving the problem of Sustainable Building and Circular Economy
  • Intelligent Buildings using Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and IoT

Keynote and Highlighted Speaking Examples:

  • Speaker: “Blockchain in Governance – A disruptive way to offer Public Services” May 2019, Madrid, Spain, during the “Digital Business World Congress at DES 2019: See Tweet
  • Speaker: “New models of blockchain governance benefiting citizens” at the EU Blockchain Observatory Workshop about Governance and new organizational challenges, April 2019, Brussels, Belgium
  • Keynote Speaker: “Smart Buildings, Sustainability, and Business Opportunities” at the III Tenerife Smart Island Congress: See Video
  • Keynote Speaker: “Blockchain for Smart Cities” at the Business for Smart Cities Expocongress, January 2019 , Kiev, Ukraine:  See Video
  • Keynote Speaker: VIII Feria de la Construcción 2018, Centro para el Desarrollo del Hábitat y la Construcción del Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje – SENA,  October 2018, Medellín, Colombia: See Organizers News Post
  • Keynote Speaker: “Blockchain for Smart Cities and Green Urban Infrastructure” at the Boominfodag, June 2018, The Netherlands: Read Full Post
  • Keynote Speaker: “Blockchain and other emerging technologies for Smart Cities and Territories” when the Colombian Government presented their Smart City Strategy, March 2018, Bogotá, Colombia: Read Full Post

Other Speaker, Moderator  & Webinar Involvements:

  • Speaker: “Blockchain for Smart Cities – an Open Source Transformation built upon Cybersecurity, IoT and Big Data”, at Open Expo, June 2019, Madrid, Spain. See Tweet
  • Moderator: Roundtable “Blockchain for Governance” at the “European Blockchain Convention”, May 2019, Copenhague, Denmark. See Tweet
  • Speaker: Roundtable “Connecting the Urban Dots” at The Cities & Public Sector Forum during at DES 2019, May 2019, Madrid, Spain. See Article in El Español
  • Speaker: “Smart Cities and Future Scenarios” at the III European Congress for Proximity, Participation and Citizenship, March 2019, Madrid, Spain.
  • Speaker: “Smart Cities and Future Scenarios” at the “European Blockchain Convention”, November 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Webinar Speaker: Title “Blockchain for Smart Cities: Applications and Use Cases” at the “Blockchain, Crypto, Smart Cities chat”, August 2018, Bangalore, India: See Post Linkedin
  • Moderator: Roundtable “Cities in transformation: Experiences to learn from cities in Asia and Europe” at AsiaInnova, July 2018, Madrid: See Post Twitter
  • Moderator: Roundtable “Blockchain for Smart Cities” at the V Congreso Ciudades Inteligentes, May 2018, Madrid
  • Speaker: “Towards a Circular Economy in the Built Environment: Blockchain as a solution for supply chain transparency” at IE Business School, April 2018, Madrid: Read Full Post / Article
  • Speaker: Cybersecurity in Intelligent Buildings in Industry 4.0″ at the INCIBE 11th Conference about Information Security, November 2017, León, Spain: Read Full Post

Why audiences and meeting planners love Stefan Junestrand

Stefan dedicates time to understand the organization, audience and the ideal outcomes of the speech long before he takes the stage. He customizes the presentation so it meets the unique needs of the event. By choosing Stefan Junestrand as your keynote speaker, you’ll get an inspiring and customized keynote that the audience will love and remember.

Stefan Junestrand delivering his Keynote speech about Blockchain for Smart Cities and Urban Green Infrastructure at the Boominfodag 2018.
Stefan Junestrand delivering his Keynote speech about “Blockchain for Smart Cities and Urban Green Infrastructure” June 2018 at the Boominfodag, The Netherlands.
Stefan Junestrand delivering Key Note Speech about Smart Cities at SENA Medellín Colombia, October 2018
Stefan Junestrand delivering Keynote Speech about “Smart Cities” October 2018 at SENA, Medellín, Colombia.
Stefan Junestrand speakes at the Colombian Ministry of TIC at the presentation of the Colombian Smart City Strategy
Stefan Junestrand speaks at the Colombian Ministry of TIC at the presentation of the Colombian Smart City Strategy, March 2018, Bogotá, Colombia.


Contact with Stefan Junestrand at www.stefanjunestrand.com/contact

Publications & Media

Stefan Junestrand has written a great number of  books, articles and scientific papers in the areas of Blockchain, Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainability. He also frequently appears in interviews about the same topics. Below a selected number of his latest appearances and highlighted publications:

Recent Interviews and Podcasts with Stefan Junestrand:

Latest Articles:


Selected Scientific Papers & Publications:


Contact with Stefan Junestrand at www.stefanjunestrand.com/contact