Amaia Lesta

Chief Cloud Product Manager

Vodafone Cloud Engineering

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Speaker Bio

She is a distinguished professional serving as the Chief Cloud Product Manager at Vodafone Cloud Engineering since February 2023. Her journey with Vodafone began in January 2023, where she quickly ascended from a Business Product Architect to a Platform Engineering Lead, showcasing her exceptional leadership.

Prior to her tenure at Vodafone, Amaia amassed 20 years of experience in telco and tech companies. Her career spans diverse roles, including positions at system integrators, electronic manufacturers, and Euskaltel. Since 2018, her central focus has been on leading platform engineering teams to enhance the engineering experience and accelerate time to market by championing the adoption of DevOps practices, enabling software engineers to seamlessly harness public cloud infrastructure and services.

Amaia holds degrees in Telecommunications Engineering, Mobile and Wireless Networks, and Organisational Psychology from esteemed institutions like the University of Deusto and Birkbeck University of London. Her global experience, visionary leadership, and dedication to innovation make her a pivotal force driving Vodafone’s digital transformation.

Speaker Sessions

Panel Discussion

Panel: Connecting For A Better Future

60 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Data
  • Leadership
  • Transformation
  • Miryem Salah

    Chief Data Officer & Head of Digital & Transformation

    Vodafone Business UK

  • Amaia Lesta

    Chief Cloud Product Manager

    Vodafone Cloud Engineering

  • Catherine Russell

    Head of Sustainable Business


  • Jess Shepherd

    Head of Digital


Organisations play a big role in society and technology is often crucial to their impact. In this session, you will learn about how innovative technology is transforming the way businesses are operating, ways that technology can be used to drive sustainability and inclusion, and all about the importance of embedding purpose at the heart of an organisation.

Join our panellists of digital leaders from Vodafone UK to hear a discussion on a range of topics that are shaping the future.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Innovative Tech: Discover how cutting-edge technology can be harnessed to propel customer experience to new heights
  • Visionary Leadership: Learn to ignite your team’s passion and purpose, inspiring them to achieve extraordinary results
  • Digital Inclusion: Explore strategies for ensuring that no one is left behind in the digital revolution, fostering inclusivity for all

This session is for you if…you are interested in leadership and how technology is transforming large companies.

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