Earth 3.0


Who we are

The Earth 3.0 Foundation is an international think tank of stakeholders from leading institutions, universities, industry, and public/private financial partners.

Our Mission

Drive digital equality by identifying, deploying, and supporting telecommunications and digital service solutions on the ground in Africa, Latin America and South Asia, built on global SOTA technology, sustainable models and a local workforce.

Funding projects

The Earth 3.0 Foundation brings with it the comprehensive capital coverage needed to develop, manage and support identified projects through a sustainable model, with its access to private equity, donations, government grants and development bank funding.

Partnering organizations

Technology & Government

IEEE IoT Initiative and IEEE African Council

UCLG Africa (United Cities & Local Governments)

ICESCO – Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

European Commission – European Observatory for ICT Standards

WeGo – World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (Korea)

OASC – Open & Agile Smart Cities (EU)

National Digital Twin Programme (UK)

Academia & Research

Interuniversity Research Center for Sustainable Development (Italy)

Università di Tor Vergata (Italy)

Università di Verona (Italy)

The Smart Cities Innovation Center, University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Mohammed V University (Morocco)

University of Porto (Portugal)

Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

CRMN Technopôle Sousse (Tunisia)

University of Cambridge (UK)

UrbanHub, Cornell Tech University (USA)

Our senior experts

Oleg Missikoff

Chair of Advisory Board

Co-founder of the Earth 3.0 Foundation and Head of Digital Twin Hub Italy

Joel Myers

Smart Cities & Currency

Chair of Smart Cities for the IEEE IoT Initiative and CEO of DOMILA (Ireland)

Heikki Almay


CEO, Karugrid (Finland) and former Chief Architect for Nokia BTS

Vincent Kaabunga

Head of Africa Ops

President of the IEEE African Council (Uganda) and Director at AKEM Consulting

Alexandra Robasto

Digital Twins

Program Manager of the National Digital Twin Programme (United Kingdom)

Fabio Palumbo


Banking and Corporate Finance in the UK, Italy, USA, India and Latin America

Filomena Pietrantonio


Former President of Medécins Sans Frontières (Italy) and Prof. of Medicine at UniCamillus

Victor Larios

Head of Latin America

Director of the Smart Cities Innovation Centre at the University of Guadalajara

Tafadzwa Kuvheya

Education & Community

Strategist & Systemic Change SI Cape Town Hub (South Africa)

Mohamed Essaaidi

Head of MENA Region

Former Director, International Cooperation for Morocco & Mohamed V Univ. of Rabat