Executive Team


Chairman
Alessandro Pansa
CEO
Elisabetta Romano
Administration, Finance & Control
Claudio Zezza
Human Resources
Alessandra Leonardi
Chief Corporate Office
Ambrogio Michetti
Product Management
Daniele Mancuso
Chief Revenues Office
Mario Pastore
Security, Compliance & Risk Management
Enrico Gasbarra
Chief Technology Office
Enrico Bagnasco
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Chairman
Alessandro Pansa
CEO
Elisabetta Romano

Elisabetta Romano has thirty years of experience in the Telecommunications, IT and Media sector, where she has held roles with increasing amounts of responsibility. She has dealt with corporate strategies using an approach focused on sector development and transformation, in particularly challenging environments and contexts in Italy and abroad.

She began working as a Software Developer for Alcatel in 1987. In just a few years, she held various technical roles, first becoming System Engineer then Head of System Engineers; operating in Antwerp (Belgium) as well as Milan.

Following her technical experience at Alcatel, her career continued and developed at Ericsson, which she joined in 1998. In 2012, she was Head of Operations Support Systems based in Stockholm, where she developed strategies for telecommunication operators, introducing new business areas to the market. In 2015, she became Head of TV & Media, based in Santa Clara, California, where she was tasked with developing innovative solutions and services and cloud technology for TV operators and content providers in order to offer modern video experiences.

At Ericsson in 2017, she was also Head of Core Network, a department focused on the development of connectivity services, especially those related to 5G mobile broadband. She coordinated a global organisation of three thousand resources while pursuing the goal of enabling communication service providers to connect people and devices in new ways. She implemented and planned long-term strategies together with Ericsson’s board of directors in order to grow and maintain the company's leadership position.

On 1 July 2018, she joined TIM Group as Chief Technology Officer, with the responsibility of ensuring – at Group level – technological innovation and the evolution of Networks and Information Technology to support the journey towards digital transformation.

She was subsequently appointed Head of Chief Innovation & Partnership in November 2019.

Administration, Finance & Control
Claudio Zezza

Claudio Zezza has been appointed Vice President Administration, Finance and Control in November 2014.

Previously he was Chief Financial Officer of TIM Brasil, which he joins in 2008 after acquiring an extensive international experience as Corporate Controller of Telecom Italia Mobile international Subsidiaries.

Claudio joins Telecom Italia Group in 1990 and his first years he manages several activities, among others Strategic and Planning & Control, International Business and Financial Plans, Consolidation and Reporting, Investor Relations, Merger and Acquisition. Claudio holds a degree in Business Administration from the University “Sapienza” in Rome.

Human Resources
Alessandra Leonardi
Chief Corporate Office
Ambrogio Michetti
Product Management
Daniele Mancuso

Daniele Mancuso has been appointed Chief Product Management for Sparkle Group in October 2020.

From September 2019 to October 2020 he held the position of Chief Marketing Solutions & Business Development Officer.

In the previous years, he served as Executive Vice President ICT Engineering, where he was in charge of the technological innovation, planning, engineering and development of Sparkle’s Global Network as well as of Information Technology. 

From August 2016 he held the position of Director of Innovation & Engineering, in charge of the engineering and deployment of Voice, Mobile, IP and & Data Platforms as well as of Submarine Cables, ICT Security Processes & Platforms and Datacenters & Cloud Infrastructures, while leading the Network Innovation and Evolution processes.

Prior to that he was Director Architecture & Engineering. 

He began his career in in 1991 in a Software House dealing with Robotics applied to Agriculture and, in 1993, he moved to Telecom Italia’s domestic Transmission department, focusing on the migration from PDH to SDH technology. 

In January 2013 Daniele was appointed Director of Engineering, IT & Security of Sparkle Mediterranean & Balkan Region where, since 2001, he has been holding several positions within Engineering & Operations departments. 

Daniele holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Catania.

Chief Revenues Office
Mario Pastore
Security, Compliance & Risk Management
Enrico Gasbarra
Chief Technology Office
Enrico Bagnasco

Enrico Bagnasco has been appointed Chief Technology Officer in September 2019.

From July 2018 he has been TIM CTO’s Product & Portfolio Manager and from September 2016 he led TIM Technology Innovation with focus on 5G, network virtualization and slicing, big data analytics and cognitive computing. Prior to that, he held different management responsibilities in Telecom Italia in the areas of OSS, Service Platforms and Network engineering, including IP metro, CDN, wireline broadband access, home devices, VoIP/IMS, contact center, video platforms and IoT services.

He joined CSELT (Telecom Italia’s R&D center) in 1988 and led research and standardization activities on network management and service platforms in ETSI, ITU and TeleManagement Forum.

He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Torino.