Wayra connects Telefónica with disruptors.
Our aim is to scale your business and our own.

We work with start-ups to offer innovative solutions to Telefónica's customers.

We offer unparalleled access to 350 million customers and clients in multiple countries. We are a unique and effective interface between entrepreneurs on the one hand and our network of corporates, governments and other partners in the 17 countries in which Telefónica operates.

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We are committed partners. Over the last seven years, we have invested and supported 180 companies to help scale the global start-up ecosystem. We have invested cash and business development support throughout the world, and have created seven hubs that offer our start-ups unique access to heads of state, corporate leaders, investors, serial entrepreneurs and even royalty.

We are a global team of tech lovers & start-up enthusiasts seeking new opportunities for our entrepreneurs and businesses.

GARY STEWART

Director

NIALL SHANLEY

In-House Counsel and Director Wayra Ireland
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VICTORIA NAVAZO

Financial and Portfolio Controller
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KYM ANDREW

Chief Marketing Officer
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CARLOS SAMAMÉ

Head of Acceleration
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ANTHEA GRECO

Head of Partnerships & Investment
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RAPHAEL ANI

Head of Intelligent Mobility
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NZUBE UFODIKE

Investment Manager
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LAURA GIBSON

Business Development Manager
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GELA DE RATO ALARCO

Head of Global Business Development
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JACK LINNETT

New Product Development
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ROSE BENEDETTI

Executive Assistant
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MARGARET SHEYINDEMI

Investment and Partnerships Associate
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LUCY RUSSO

Head of Events
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