Dr. Ralf-Martin Soe is an ICT Counsellor to the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Research Fellow at Ragnar Nurkse Department of Tallinn University of Technology and Project Development Manager at ITL Digital Lab. During the last five years, he has been focused on initiating and coordinating large-scale Smart City and Real-time Economy Research and Innovation projects with strong export potential. He is also affiliated to the United Nations University’s E-Government Center (UNU-EGOV, July – September 2018) and has been working for the UK Government and PwC as a Financial and Economic Consultant. Dr. Soe has two master degrees in financial management (MSc, Maastricht University/ United Nations University, and MBA, University of Tartu) and has a PhD degree in Technology Governance from Tallinn University of Technology. His recent doctoral thesis analyses how cities of Tallinn and Helsinki could be connected virtually (https://digi.lib.ttu.ee/i/?