Irene Velasco

Irene is an Open RAN Senior Engineer and Network Architect at Vodafone’s Network Strategy and Architecture Department. Part of her current role is to advance the adoption of open source technology within Vodafone´s Radio Access Network.

In previous lives, Irene has held responsibility roles within Vodafone UK´s Radio Planning and Optimisation teams, and was part of the team to deliver 4G with Huawei in the United Arab Emirates. Her interests are related to Software Defined Networking, Open RAN architecture and interfaces, and the translation into software engineering requirements. She graduated in Telecommunications Engineering from the Escuela Superior de Ingenieros (Sevilla, Spain) and completed a Master´s Degree in Digital Signal Processing and Radiocommunications.