Our People

WE ARE DOERS

Being a “Doer” means everything to us. No matter the position, the task or the context our whole global team is committed to move beyond our boundaries and deliver real solutions for real needs. This we think is what IoT is all about: taking things further

We are always ready to implement and support the most appropriate service and solution for any client from one specific country or worldwide, taking advantage of our local and global capabilities:

1. Integrated Communications. As a leading global Telco, this is our DNA

2. Global Product. Regardless of the client´s needs or location our products are world-class and globally designed.

3. One-Stop-Shop. Extended ecosystem of leading partners to deliver end-to-end solutions that let our customers focus on what is important to them.

4. Speed to Market. IoT is key for simplifying processes and this is also our way of working, meaning you can leverage a new business opportunity faster.

5. Fully Focused. We are, think and work exclusively to IoT. We have IoT specialists available for personalised technical and professional attention worldwide.

6. IoT Experience. This is what counts for millions of customers who trust us every day. We are acknowledged as leaders in IoT by industry analysts.

THE IOT TEAM

More than 200 professionals located in four main areas bring a wide range of skills to any client’s project or requirement:

The Technicians. They are committed to managing, developing and evolving the platforms.

The Product Team. They define the products future evolution and their deployment throughout the world.

The Marketing Team. They help everybody understand and foresee the benefits of IoT

The Sales Support Group. They adapt the strategy for the specific needs of each sector.

The Thingnovators. They step ahead of the rest, developing new functionalities, applications and devices to anticipate what markets and clients will need next.

Our DOERS

Vicente Muñoz

IoT
Vicente Muñoz
Chief IoT Officer

Vicente joined Telefónica in 2001 as Financial Analyst Director in Telefónica Media and moved on to lead the Corporate Content Unit of the Group in 2005. He was CEO at Telefónica on the spot Services for 6 years from 2009. He led the transformation and innovation process of the company to make Onthespot a leading company in digital signage solutions

Rosalia Simón

Connectivity
Rosalia Simón
Global Director IoT connectivity

Rosalia leads Telefónica managed connectivity platform (Kite) product strategy and sectorial solutions including transportation, asset tracking, utilities and Smart Cities. Before joining Telefónica Rosalia developed her career at Accenture consulting practice

Alfredo Serret

B2B
Alfredo Serret
Global Director IoT Business Development

Senior digital executive with wide international experience leading new growth opportunities, managing global teams and large scale operations. Currently Global IoT Business Director at Telefónica Group, helping our Enterprise customers to accelerate revenue growth and transformation driven by the Internet of Things. Previous experience includes additional senior roles as Global Director for Digital Home and Europe Finance Director for Telefónica Digital

Andrés Padilla

New Business
Andrés Padilla
Global director New IOT solutions

Andrés is responsible of New IoT Solutions at Telefónica which covers: IoT ecosystem programme (IoT activation), B2B solutions (Energy, Industry and retail), New connectivities (LPWA, The Thinx Lab and LTE-E) and Consumer IoT. Previous to IoT, Andrés was Head of Corporate Development at Tokbox Inc and Head of Venture Capital Investments at Telefónica in San Francisco

Sandra Fernández

Innovation
Sandra Fernández
Head of Scouting & Innovation – New IoT Business

Telecommunication Engineer and EMBA from IE. Entrepreneur inside and outside of Telefónica her passion is to view disruptive ideas and transform them into profitable businesses. Sandra leads Telefónica innovation activities in IoT with focus in start ups, looking for new products and partners for Telefónica, but also to foster the adoption of Telefónica IOT capabilities (Kite, LPWA) through The Thinx lab and the Telefónica IOT Activation programme

Carlos Carazo

Technology
Carlos Carazo
IoT Platforms & Technology Director

Global IoT Platforms & Technology Director of Telefónica IoT since 2015. He provides IoT technology vision for the business units and makes the vision a reality, building in-house global platforms or deploying the best-in-class global technologies with partners. Prior to this position: 6 years in Telefonica On The Spot Services as CTO&COO. Carlos joined Telefonica in 1995, for the launching of P&S in several sectors.

Marga de Miguel

Marketing and external comms
Marga de Miguel
Head of IoT Global Marketing & Transformation

Head of IoT Global Marketing & Transformation since 2016. Previously Director of Digital Content and Communication in Onthespot, Marga started in Havas and WPP group agencies. Subsequently in her career of more than 15 years she has gone through Marketing and Sales areas in the Telefónica group, leading Marketing, Advertising, Branding and Sale of digital solutions for Retail projects

José Manuel Caramés

Business Development
José Manuel Caramés
IoT Go-to-Market Director

Currently leading the business development team at the Global IoT at Telefónica and previously he led the Smart Mobility unit. He also co-founded a company dedicated to connected car and mobility, and he has a wide experience in strategic consulting working in several industries as utilities, telecom or venture capital

Carlos Marina

Onthespot
Carlos Marina
Telefónica On The Spot Services CEO

He joined the Telefónica group in 2000, and after held several positions in different companies of the group, joins Onthespot as Marketing and Sales Director. Since 2015 he has been CEO of Onthespot and responsible for Smart Retail at the Global IoT at Telefónica, playing an important role in Telefónica’s leadership digitalizing physical spaces for all type of customers

Andrés Escribano

New Conectivities
Andrés Escribano
IoT New Connectivity & IIoT Director

Andrés is responsible for the new IoT connectivities business, such as 5G Massive IoT (LPWA) and all Industrial 4.0 (Private LTE & Vertical, etc.). The main objective is to open the ecosystem to customers and partners in The Thinx Lab. Andrés has worked for more than 19 years in different B2B business areas of Telefónica in the US and LATAM, after his previous position in EADS / Airbus