Enrique Blanco Nadales

CTIO, Systems and Network
Global Director
Telefónica 

Enrique Blanco Nadales is Global Chief Technology and Information Officer for the Global Resources Division of Telefónica. He joined Telefónica 30 years ago after 3 years with ITT in digital switching software design.

He developed his professional career in Telefónica’s Spanish operating business, working in the technology area from 1986 to 1999. He then moved to Telefónica International where he was responsible for Networks and Platforms. He returned to Telefónica’s Spanish operating business to take up several Director roles in the operations division related to development and management systems & partners and networks.

He was then appointed Director of Operations and Engineering, managing a team of approximately 18,000 employees. Enrique has a degree in Physics from the University Complutense of Madrid and a Masters Degree in Management (PDG) from IESE Business School (University of Navarra). He also received a Masters Degree in Technology from the EOI.