Niko Louvranos5G Commercial and Product Lead at Digital Catapult
Niko is a business development leader that has helped large to start-up scale organisations grow by drawing from 20 years of commercial & engineering expertise in mobile comms.
His life-long mission to make an impact by advancing mobile comms has led him to join Digital Catapult, the UK's leading innovation agency. At Digital Catapult, as 5G Commercial & Product Lead, he's spearheading business development initiatives to accelerate the adoption of 5G-enabled applications into industry.
More recently, Niko has held senior roles with the likes of Telefonica, Arqiva & BAI, where we led various high-value commercial initiatives involving 4G/5G/IoT & Wi-Fi.
In his early career, he has risen up the engineering ranks of Motorola Mobile devices, leading technology trials across Europe with MNOs and partners, including the launch of the world's first 3G commercial network with Three-UK in partnership with Nokia Networks, and Europe's first Fixed Mobile Convergence trial & launch with Orange, France Telecom, and BT.
He holds an MBA from London Business School, a BEng in Electronic Engineering and an MSc in Mobile Comms. He is also a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
He speaks four languages, English, Spanish, Greek & French.
In his spare time, Niko is an avid practitioner of the internal martial arts of Wing Chun Kung Fu, & Qi Gong.