Alessandro Talotta has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sparkle, respectively in July 2015 and in December 2014. Previously, he was Executive Officer at Telecom Italia National Wholesale Services.
A computer scientist with a strong business administration expertise, Alessandro has developed a true passion for innovation and technological transformation in his over 25 years career in the telco business, which he starts at Italian manufacturing Italtel as Senior Manager Strategic Planning and Marketing Development. In 1996 he joins Italian operator Infostrada as Head of Strategic Planning and National and International Interconnection.
Alessandro moves to Telecom Italia in 2001 as Head of Operational Coordination. In the same year he is appointed Head of Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Project Management and Pricing in the National Wholesale Services department.
As Executive Vice President he manages the entire National Wholesale Services organization through 2008 when in April that year he is appointed Telecom Italia Group’s Chief Regulatory Officer and member of GSMA CRO Group, positions he maintains through 2011.