Juan Carlos López Vives

CEO Telefónica Business Solutions

Juan Carlos graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a Master's Degree in Business Management (PADE) from IESE Business School.

In 1985 he joined Arthur Andersen, where he assumed various responsibilities, primarily in the telecommunications sector. He was promoted to partner in 1997. In 2000 he was appointed Managing Partner of Andersen Business Consulting in Spain and became a member of the Executive Committee of Arthur Andersen in Spain and Andersen Business Consulting in Europe.

In 2002 he became the Managing Director of Bearing Point in Spain.

In October 2004 he joined Telefónica. In 2005 he was appointed CEO of Telefónica Data and General Director of the Telefónica Spain Corporate Unit and became a member of its Management Committee. In 2007 he was appointed CEO of Telefónica Soluciones and Marketing, Pre-sales & Post-sales Director of the Enterprise Business Unit. In 2010 he was appointed as Head of the Global Multinational Unit of Telefónica, a unit responsible for the management of business with the main multinational companies worldwide. He was also a member of the Telefónica Europe Executive Committee.

In 2011 he was appointed as president of Telefónica Global Solutions, a unit that includes Wholesale Services & Services to Multinational and Corporations.

In 2014 he was appointed Wolrdwide responsible for B2B in Telefónica Group reporting to Chief Commercial Digital Officer

He has been a member of the Board of Directors at Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, Servicios Técnicos de Loterías (STL) and Solium and Chairman of Telefónica Soluciones Sectoriales. He is currently a Board member at Telefónica International Wholesale Services (TIWS) and Acens Technologies.

Speech subject:

Where Connectivity and Cloud Combine to Transform Your Business