Stefano Pileri was born in Rome in 1955, and holds a degree in Electronic Engineering with a Master in Applied Electromagnetism.
He has been CEO of Italtel since 2010.
His entire professional career was spent at Telecom Italia where, since November 2009, he was made Chief Technology Officer and Technology & Operations Manager, looking after the Open Access, Network, Information Technology and Real Estate divisions, with the goal of increasing the transparency and quality of the network, of developing innovation in the services offered to companies, to the public administration and to families, and lastly to continue along the road to efficiency and cost reduction.
In 2005, he took the role of Chief Technology Officer for the Telecom Italia Group, integrating the Land Network, Mobile Network and Information Technology areas. In this position he developed the integration project for the fixed and mobile components of the network, and laid the foundations for Next Generation Access Network (NGAN) development projects currently being deployed.
In 1982, he started his career at SIP with increasing responsibility in Information Technology, especially support IT for network operation and control processes. In 1993 he became Network Manager for the Region of Emilia Romagna, in charge of developing and exercising regional technical structures. In 1996 he took over Network Planning and engineering on a national level.
In 1998, he was appointed head of the Network Division for Telecom Italia. From 2007 to 2010, he filled the role of Vice Chairman of the Rome Industrialists Union looking after the project “Roma Città Digitale”, and from 2009 to 2011 he was Chairman of the Confindustria Innovative Services and Technologies federation, developing, among other things, the “Italia Digitale” project with all of the Telecommunications, IT and Television associations.
During his career, he has received several international awards, including the Tele Management Forum Award, the International Engineering Consortium Award and EUCIP Champion.
From March 2017 to February 2018, he was chairman of Anitec, (National Association of ICT and Consumer Electronic industries). In April 2017 he was appointed as chairman of the Lombardy Foundation for Cluster Technologies for Smart Cities & Communities.