Technology Director, AMAP
Miguel Marin has been the Vodafone Group Technology Director for AMAP (Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific) since 2018. He is responsible for overseeing Vodafone’s technology strategy and operations in the Vodacom Group, India, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya and New Zealand. Miguel has held a number of Senior Technology roles in Vodafone. After a few years in the aerospace industry, Miguel was part of the team that launched a new mobile Operator in Spain back in 1995 (now Vodafone Spain) and over the years he played different roles in the Spanish business, among them Regional Director and Network Director since 2004.
In 2007, he was appointed CTO & Board Member at Polkomtel, the leading operator in Poland, where Vodafone held a stake. He returned to Vodafone in 2010 to lead Vodafone’s Network Performance Programme, focused on improving customer experience across our footprint. He then became the Group Access Competence Centre Director, where he was responsible for defining the strategy, architecture & standards of Vodafone´s Access networks worldwide, contributing to the launch of 4G in many Vodafone markets.
Between 2014 and 2018, Miguel led the Group Network Operations function, where he consolidated Vodafone European operations in our Romania and Portugal Network Operation Centres, significantly reducing cost to operate and increasing network stability and reliability.
Miguel holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and has completed his academic background with a Fulbright fellowship in the US.