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Pedro Tavares

Partner, Global Lead Partner of the EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Pedro Tavares is the Lead Partner of the EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE). With over 25 years of experience, he has worked in Research & Development, Industry and Consulting, in the areas of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Energy & Utilities, Consumer and Public Sector.

He started his professional activity in 1995, at the Institute of Telecommunications – Aveiro, as an investigator, focusing in the areas of terrestrial and satellite mobile networks and in fiber optics networks.

Pedro had the opportunity to deliver projects at several worldwide operators addressing mobile access (CDMA, GSM, UMTS, WiMax, WiFi, WiMesh and LTE), fixed access (xPON, BSoD and xDSL), backhaul/ backbone (FR, PDH, SDH, Ethernet, C/DWDM), core (PS, CS and IMS), operation support systems (fault, performance, configuration and inventory) and satellite/ submarine networks.

Throughout his career, he has developed and led several projects in the USA, South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Joaquim Ribeiro 

Partner, European Lead Partner of the EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Joaquim Ribeiro is a Deloitte Partner from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry.

With over 20 years of experience in management consulting and technology integration, he is currently leading the EMEA Telecom Engineering Centre of Excellence (TEE) in Europe.

Throughout his career, Joaquim worked for top international consultancy firms in the telecommunications sector and developed several projects in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the areas of network strategy, optimization and post-merger/carve-outs.

Recently Joaquim is focusing on corporate networks and how they are evolving to virtualization and cloud.

Filipe Leonardo

Senior Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Filipe Leonardo is a Senior Manager from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry with over 10 years of consulting experience.

Throughout his career, has developed and led several projects across Europe, South America, Africa and Australia.

Filipe expertise covers IT and networks/infrastructure cost reduction/ simplification programs, transformational programs, virtualization technologies (SDN/NFV), assessments of ICT/network infrastructure (LAN and WAN), E2E Optical Fiber network deployment (FTTH and backhaul), planning and design of telecom networks (LAN and WAN) and strategic planning of SI/TI architectures (OSS and BSS).

He is a PMP certified by PMI and has the PRINCE2 foundation certification.

Guilherme Oliveira

Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE) 

Guilherme Oliveira is a Manager specialized in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry with a background on optical long haul networks (DWDM/OTN) in Huawei and fixed access (VDSL/FTTH) in a 4P Telco

With 11 years of professional experience, Guilherme has led several projects across EU, LATAM, ME, Africa and SEA focused on network infrastructure in the following industries: Telecommunications, Capital Markets, Public Sector, Consumer Products & Goods (all clients that rely on connectivity to support their businesses).

Guilherme expertise encompass Transformation Programs, Cost Optimizations, Risk Advisory, Smart Cities, Asset Lifecycle Management, Organization Restructuring (NetOps) and Future of Networks along with its emerging technologies (SDN/NFV/Cloud/5G).

Hugo Pinto

Senior Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Hugo Pinto is the Senior Manager from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry responsible for the Telecom Networks Automation portfolio of the TEE with special focus on Artificial Intelligence for Telecoms Engineering and Self Organizing Networks.

Hugo holds a 20 years track record in telecoms engineering, consultancy in multiple ICT fields and multiple technologies for triple and quad-play Communication Service Providers ranging from network planning and optimization to network and managed services sales, project management and managed services delivery.

Holding an Executive MBA Degree, a Post-Graduation in Project management and being PMP by PMI Certified, Hugo expertise covers mobile and fixed telecom networks, transportation solutions, smart cities and IoT multiple verticals and integrated solutions.

Inês Esteves

HR Supervisor, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE) 

With more than 21 years of experience in Human Resources, acquired both in consulting and in companies from various sectors of activity, Inês ensures the various processes of talent management (recruitment, hosting and integration, performance management, talent management, training, organizational climate, among others) in the EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE).

Luís Silva Abreu

Senior Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Luís Abreu is the Senior Manager from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry responsible for the Networks Protection portfolio of the TEE, with special focus on Telecom Network Transformation Programs.

With over 14 years of professional experience in TMT consulting, Luís has participated in a wide variety of telecommunications projects in Portugal and abroad.

Throughout his career, Luís worked in the implementation and optimization of telecommunications networks and services platforms, technical programs/projects management, strategic projects in telecoms operators and utilities with telecommunications needs.

Maurício Pereira

Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE) 

Maurício Pereira is the Manager from the Telecommunications, Media & Technology responsible for the TEE branches in the Asia Pacific region.

With more than 10 years of experience in consulting services in the industry, in both national and international markets (in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia), Maurício has participated in a wide variety of project such as implementation and optimization of telecommunications networks (fixed and mobile) and services platforms, technical programs/projects management, technical due diligences, IT advisory and implementation projects (OSS/BSS).

Maurício holds an MBA degree and a post-graduation on project management.

Pedro Sanguinho

Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Pedro Sanguinho is a Manager from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry.

With over 20 years of leadership experience in multidisciplinary teams, different cultural environments and multi-technology projects, Pedro has a comprehensive E2E Network knowledge with a solid background on Wireless Network Engineering (from 2G to 5G) and E2E Solutions for the Internet of Things and Smart Cities, materialized in project delivery and execution, engineering management and business development.

Pedro holds an Engineering Degree on Electronics and Computer Engineering – Telecommunications by IST, a Post-Graduation Program on Telecommunications Management by Universidade Católica and a Business Management Program by EMLYON Business School – Paris, France.

Sandro Parranca

Manager, EMEA Centre of Excellence for Telecom Engineering (TEE)

Sandro Parranca is a Tech Manager from the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry, with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and IT business.

Sandro is specialized in a large scope of technologies and types of activities. From wireless technology (GSM, UMTS, LTE) to the wireline technology (IP networks) crossing Datacenter (SANs, High Availability, Business Continuity, virtualization) and Telecom Regulating experience, including active drafter role and consultancy work at the European Telecom Regulation level.

Additionally, he was involved in activities in the field of sales, pre‐sales and professional services, technical consulting and telco/IT environment project management.

Sandro holds a Post-Graduation in Project management.

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