Paola Vinueza is a member of the research team at OES participating on the ‘first global assessment on the current state of organizational excellence’ that has been endorsed by the OETC, GBN and ISO/TC 176. She is currently a third year PhD student in Information Communication and Telecommunication (ICT) at the Sapienza University of Rome. Paola received BSc. and MSc degrees in Engineering Computer Science at Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador (2005–2010), respectively. Her research interests include wireless sensor networks, cloud computing, energy-saving, and fog-based wireless systems. She is a member of IEEE Computer Society.