DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & INNOVATION MANAGER AT VODAFONE ROMANIA
Ciprian Zamfirescu currently leads the Digital Transformation & Innovation area of Vodafone Romania’s Network Development, Design and Optimization department. In this role, Ciprian has driven innovation initiatives, processes and systems automation, new agile ways of working, cloud analytics for automated network planning and optimization, IT platforms development for network and infrastructure digitalization with digital twins. He is also leading the drone area of Vodafone Romania and is certified as A1/A2/A3 UAV pilot.
Ciprian has more than 8 years extensive hands-on experience in IT&C industry, covering major cross-functional projects for Vodafone like 2G/3G/4G/4G+ national deployment, launch of the first 5G network in Romania, first 5G hologram, NB-IoT national coverage, transport IP network design, strategic projects management, product development and 5G drone mobile coverage project for search and rescue in mountain area.
Ciprian has a Master’s degree in mobile communications with the Polytechnics University of Bucharest – Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications and his passion led him to PhD studies in the same area with focus on beyond-5G technologies. Additionally, he has been involved in research projects as research assistant in different consortiums, actively participating in different ICT brokerage and ideation events.
In his free time, he is a big fan of mountain trips, outdoors sports like enduro mountain biking, ski, and tennis. He is also getting involved in social projects by doing good through technology.