Head of Social Innovation
Cilia C. Kanellopoulos is Head of Social Innovation at the Vodafone Institute. Her role includes developing programmes and events for the Institute, supporting the management in strategic questions as well as forging partnerships with various stakeholders. Through her work, she tries to shine a light on how digital technologies can transform industries, impact governments and societies as well as empower people. Previously, she held the position of Manager Public Affairs at Vodafone Germany, where she worked on policy issues ranging from smart cities and connected driving to big data, 5G and the internet of things. Cilia read Political Science at the Freie Universität Berlin as well as International Relations and Development at the University of Sussex.