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5G Core Summit
Next editionOctober 2023

Cayetano Carbajo
Core and Transport Network Director & Global CTIO at Telefónica


  • Cayetano Carbajo is Telecommunications Engineer by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
  • In 1995, just after university, he joined Telefónica Móviles Spain as radio engineer. After working in radio engineering department, Cayetano is appointed manager for international projects for Telefónica Móviles.
  • In 2000 he moved to Morocco where he was responsible of the network deployment of Medi Telecom.
  • In June 2001 he becomes radio access director in Telefónica Móviles Corporate unit.
  • In January 2003 he joined Telefónica Móviles México as CTO. In this exciting challenge, remains till May 2006 when he joined Telefónica SA as Technology Director.
  • In October 2014 he was appointed Telefónica Deutschland CTO. In this position he has the responsibility of deploying the network, implement the services and assuring that Telefónica Deutschland customers receive an excellent service. He faced the most challenging roll out project in the industry with a fast LTE deployment meanwhile obtaining the synergies due to the consolidation of Telefónica and Eplus networks.
  • Since November 2019, Cayetano was appointed Director for Core, Transport and Service Platforms in the Global CTIO unit of Telefónica where he is pushing the transformation of Telefónica networks.
  • Cayetano Carbajo was born 50 years ago in Cáceres (Spain); he is married and has two children of 15 and 11 years old.

Agenda Sessions

  • 5G SA Monetization Opportunities