Mauro Cordani has over 30 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry. He is currently employed at the European Space Agency (ESA) and is responsible for ESA’s 5G Future Programmes. Previously he worked in the mobile industry for Giesecke and Devrient as SVP of Products and Solutions responsible for mobile security projects for MNOs and device makers. He is a veteran of the satellite industry having spent 20 years at Intelsat where he established the Intelsat Managed Services business. He has also worked as a self-employed consultant, and in leadership roles at Siemens, GTE and at a mobility start up in numerous telecom sectors.