Francesca has over 15 years of experience across portfolio strategy, marketing, and business development roles with deep expertise across LTE, 5G, IoT, SDN/NFV, AI, edge, and smart city platform technologies. She is currently working at Colt Technology Services as Emerging Technology Director with crucial responsibility in defining the mid-long term vision, innovating the connectivity portfolio, and incubating innovative solutions and business models through co-creation with the customers and partner ecosystem.
Before joining Colt Technology Services, she worked shortly for Ofcom as Technology Consultant supporting the Ofcom cyber security program by delivering technical expertise on 5G security architecture, security features, and security operation. Before Ofcom, Francesca worked for ICT vendor NEC for 15 years holding various senior roles across strategy, marketing, and portfolio management functions and spanning diverse technologies.
In her latest role in NEC, Francesca led the business incubation activity of digital transformation solutions.