Francisco Javier Ramon


Francisco joined Telefónica Group in 2000 and became Head of IP Network Technologies R&D in 2008. In 2010, he was named Head of the Network Virtualisation Initiative in GCTO, in charge of developing network virtualisation use cases for Telefónica and responsible the unit released OpenMANO as the first open source MANO stack focused on resource orchestration. During the last 3 years he has chaired 2 different groups in ETSI NFV ISG and has been in charge of their experimental activities and PoC Framework. Francisco holds a Master in Telecommunications Engineering from ETSIT of Málaga (Spain) and a Master's Degree in Economics at UNED (Spain). Author of 8 patents and numerous papers in the fields of network virtualisation, traffic analysis, quality of experience, network Planning, and Internet of the Future, he’s also a member of the program committees of several national and international conferences.