Enrique BlancoGlobal CTIO at Telefónica
Enrique Blanco Nadales, born in Madrid in 1959, studied Physics at the Complutense University of Madrid and a PDG Master from IESE.
After a period of three years in Standard Eléctrica (a company associated with the multinational ITT) as a Software Designer in System 12, he joined the National Telephone Company of Spain in 1985 in the Technology Department, assuming different responsibilities in the area of Digital Switching .
In 2000 he began his activity in the Operations of Telefónica de España, assuming various positions and holding various positions such as Director of Madrid, Director of Local Operations, Director of Operations and Director of Network Operations and Engineering.
In 2011 he was appointed Global CTO of Telefónica SA and in 2017 Global Director of Systems and Network (GCTIO) and is currently the Director of Technology and Information (CTIO).
Member of the Executive Committee of Telefónica since November 2019.
He has received several international recognitions, such as CTO of the year in 2014 by Mobile Europe and CTO of the year in the World Communications Awards 2019. He is also decorated with the Medal of Military Merit with white badge in December 2016.