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Matteo Gatta
Technology, Strategy & Innovation Director at Proximus


Matteo holds the position of Director Technology Strategy & Innovation at Proximus (, previously Belgacom). Matteo leads largest investment cases n networks, digital platforms and IT. His current responsibilities also include technology strategy and techno-economics, spectrum, incubation of new digital experiences and technology partnerships.

His current focus is on networks sharing and infrastructure partnerships, digital technologies, advanced data analytics for smart investments, AI/machine learning applied to Telco networks, 5G investment plan and use cases development, Software defined access (bonding), Edge computing, SD-Wan and Telco Cloud.

Prior to his current role, Matteo covered several executive positions within Corporate Strategy, driving M&A files, partnerships and moves in growth markets. Matteo led Scarlet ( through post acquisition transition period driving commercial and operational synergies. Previously Matteo led marketing and product management at BICS (, seeding and growing carrier mobile data business.

Matteo is Board Member of BICS, Proximus Luxembourg, Tessares and is founding director of LoRa Alliance (IOT). In the past Matteo held several Board positions in SME or startups, including Scarlet (AltNet Telco) and Tunz (Mobile Payment, Ingenico).

Matteo has University Degree (Laurea) in Electronic Engineering with full marks from University of Pavia (Italy), a Master in Information Technology from Polytechnic of Milan with full marks and holds an Executive Master in Finance at Solvay – ULB – Brussels (A score).

Matteo is fluent in English and Italian, business level of Dutch and elements of French. Matteo is married with 3 children. He has double Italian and Belgian nationality.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Technology Landing Points I Transforming networks of the future through new technology