Congress Agenda

Below you will find all the Telefónica speakers who will be attending the MWC and 4YFN.

You can also access the agenda of sessions in our Agora.

Monday, 28th February

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
9:30 - 11:00Main (GSMA)Hall 4, Keynote AuditoriumJosé María Alvarez-Pallete, CEO & ChairmanOpening KeyNote
10:30 - 11:15DIVERSITY 4 TECH (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage BElena Gil Lizasoain
Global Director of Product and Business Operations, Telefonica
SESSION 2: INNOVATING ACROSS BUSINESS; MOVING FROM NOW TO NEXT
13:15 - 14:15Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage AMaite Aparicio, Manager OPEN RAN & NEW RADIO SOLUTIONSOpenRAN: A Vision of 5G & The Future of 6G
13:45 - 14:30Manufacturing Summit (GSMA)Hall 4, Industry City StageAndrés Escribano, DIRECTOR NEW BUSINESS IOT & BIG DATA T. TECHSession 3: Kickstarting 5G for Manufacturing
14:45 - 15:45Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage BDiego Perino, Director, Telefonica Research, TelefonicaAI Convergence: Next Frontier for Telco
16:15 - 17:15Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage BJeanie York, CTO VMO2Evolving the Network for the Future
16:25 - 17:10Smart Mobility Summit (GSMA)Hall 4, Industry StageLeticia López Domingo, Expert in Innovation and Vehicular Communications, TelefónicaDriving the Smart Mobility Revolution
16:30 - 18:00WIRELESS INTELLIGENCE INDUSTRIAL ROUNDTABLEHall 3, CC3.13 RoomRaquel García Pérez, Planning, Technology, Optimization Wireless Manager, TelefonicaN trends of RAN evolution for Intelligent 5.5G Network - TBD
17:15 - 18:00Main (GSMA)The Broadcast StageElena Gil Lizasoain
Global Director of Product and Business Operations, Telefonica
Making Sense of Sensors

Tuesday, 1st March

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
09:00 - 10:30Partner ProgrammesHall 5, MWC Stage AE. Valderrábano, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, TelefónicaGlobal Child Forum
12:30 - 13:004YFN (GSMA)Hall 6, 4YFN Discovery Marta Antúnez (Hub Director at Wayra)
Javier Alcalá (Head of scouting at Wayra)
Iñaki Mediavilla (Ritmo)
Benoit Menardo (Payflow)
Pol Martin (Rand)
Eduardo Ortiz de Lanzagorta (Fuell)
Fintech raising stars by Wayra: Meet the hottest startups in Fintech to watch in 2022: Ritmo, Payflow, Rand & Fuell
13:00 - 13:304YFN (GSMA)Hall 6, 4YFN Discovery Luisa Rubio (Head of Wayra X)
Pablo Moro (Head of Investments at Telefónica Innovation Ventures)
Omar Kouran (Rosita)
Nacho Matarranz (Wiper)
Marc Leisner (Gazoom)
THE FUTURE IS YOU: TECH FOR YOUR HEALTH AND FUN BY WAYRA
13:00 - 13:304YFN (GSMA)Hall 6, 4YFN BetaLab Gonzalo Pérez Head of Business Development (Wayra Madrid)
Víctor Sancho (Ezzing Solar)
Jorge Muñoz (Unmanned Life)
Daniel Vera (MySphera)
On the way to scale up: How Telefonica helps startups on business development with Exxita, Unmanned Life and Ezzing Solar
14:00 - 15:30Partner ProgrammesHall 3, CC3.13 RoomCarlos López Calvo, Manager of Wireless, Telefónica GroupSUB-3GHZ EVOLUTION SUMMIT
14:15 - 15:30Ministerial Programme (GSMA)GSMA Ministerial Programme - CC4, Hall Upper WalkwayJuan Montero, CHIEF PUBLIC POLICY, COMPETITION & REGULATORY OFFICERStrategies for Energising the Data Economy
14:45 - 15:45Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage B"Maya Ormazábal Herrero
Director, Environment & Human Rights, Telefónica"
ECO RATING MOBILE DEVICES: TRACKING IMPACT
15:00 - 15:45SPECIALIST WORKSHOPMyMWC Online, Hall VirtualRichard Benjamins
Chief AI & Data Strategist, Telefonica
DELIVERING AI ETHICALLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLE AND PLANET
16:15 - 16:354YFN (GSMA)Hall 6, Banco Sabadell StageChema Alonso, Chief Digital Consumer Officer (CDCO)A BRAVE NEW WORLD (WIDE WEB)
16:30 - 18:106 GHZ 5G/IMT SPECTRUM FORUMHall 3, CC3.13 RoomRoberto Rodriguez, Head of Spectrum Strategy6 GHZ 5G/IMT SPECTRUM FORUM

Wednesday, 2nd March

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
10:00 - 10:405G Automotive Association Session Hall 7, Partner Theatre 4Leticia López Domingo, Expert in Innovation and Vehicular CommunicationsIoT and AI as key enablers on the Connected Car and Connected Traffic ecosystem
10:30 - 11:15Main (GSMA)Hall 4, The MWC Broadcast StagePaloma CastellanoOpen Innovation and CVC
11:30-12:15Main (GSMA)Hall 4, The MWC Broadcast StageMaria Loza, Lead Advisor, TelefonicaIn AI we Trust?
11:30 - 12:15FINTECH SUMMIT (GSMA)Hall 4, Industry City StageGlyn Povah, Head of Product Mobile Identity, Telefónica Tech AI of ThingsTHE RISE OF SCAM ATTACKS
12:30 - 13:154YFN (GSMA)Hall 6, Banco Sabadell StageGuenia Gawendo (Telefónica Ventures Director)
Nicolai Schaettgen (CEO at Match-Maker Ventures)
Bassel Ojjeh (CEO at LigaData)
THE SECRET SAUCE FOR THE PERFECT CORPORATE - SCALEUP COLLABORATION
14:30 - 15:30Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage AMariano Martinez -Global Director of Partnerships at Telefonica / Malik Rao, Chief Technology & Information Officer / Member of the Board of Directors - Telefónica GermanyThe Power of Partnerships 5G Connect Theme
15:00 - 19:005G IOT SUMMIT (GSMA)Hall 7, Theatre 3Elena Gil Lizasoain
Global Director of Product and Business Operations, Telefónica
Big Data for a Better Future: Telcos role in the COVID-19 Pandemic
16:00 - 17:00Main (GSMA)Hall 5, Stage BMalik Rao, Chief Technology & Information Officer / Member of the Board of Directors - Telefónica GermanyIs it the Time to Embrace Collaboration with the Cloud?

Thursday, 3rd March

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
10:30 - 11:15AVIATION SUMMIT (GSMA)Hall 4, Industry City StageMiguel Álvaro Fernández
Drones Sales Specialist, Telefonica
DISCOVERING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY
10:30 - 11:15AVIATION SUMMIT (GSMA)Hall 4, Industry City StageLorena Senador-Gómez Lázaro
Global Sales Director, Telefónica Ingeniería de Seguridad
DISCOVERING COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY