Juan Carlos GarciaSVP Technology and Ecosystem at Telefonica
29 years of experience in the Telco & IT sector, playing different roles in several Telefonica Group companies: Telefonica I+D (R&D), Telefonica Latam, Telefonica Data Europe, Telefonica Germany and Telefonica S.A. His current role is SVP Technology and Architecture, in charge of Network and IT Technology Evolution, Architecture, Design and Transformation. His main projects are around network virtualization, open architectures, transport transformation, edge computing, AI for Networks, 5G, private networks, legacy switch-off and network sharing.
He is currently member of GSMA’s Technology Group and Telefonica’s representative at the O-RAN Alliance. Also worked 7 years as associate professor at the Carlos III University in Madrid (1990-97).