• Latest people movements include: Ilya Kazansky, Diego Martín Sanz, Aurora Navarro, María del Valle Ortega Moreno-Tome.
People movement highlights
Sources: Telefónica; various.

Digital services



Ilya Kazansky, a Technology Director within Telefónica’s Digital unit, left the company to become Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at family safety app provider GeoZilla.

Kazansky joined Telefónica in 2017 when the data analytics startup he co‑founded, Statiq, was acquired by the Group (Telefónicawatch, #115 and #129).

Diego Martín Sanz


LUCA, Telefónica’s data unit, appointed Diego Martín Sanz as Senior Big Data Architect. He joins from rival Vodafone, where he was Big Data Solutions Architect for Internet of Things (IoT) products.

In his new role, Martín is responsible for big data, machine learning, and advanced analytics architecture design and deployment on cloud environments for LUCA‑specific projects.


New role

Aurora Navarro, Head of Roaming IoT at Telefónica, had a change of remit and became Head of IoT Network Technology.

Business Solutions

María del Valle Ortega Moreno-Tome

New role

María del Valle Ortega Moreno-Tome, Head of Commercial Engineering for European Multinationals at Telefónica Business Solutions, was named Marketing Director at Telefónica International Wholesale Services, the Group’s wholesale business unit.