Stefano Lorenzi is the Head of Enel Green Power's 3SUN Gigafactory, in Catania, Italy. 3SUN's mission is to produce high-performance photovoltaic modules in Europe, by combining research, innovation and sustainability in order to obtain state-of-the-art products that can support Italy and Europe in the energy transition process.
Stefano joined Enel in 2017 in the role of head of the Global Optical Fiber Infrastructure business line where he supported the launch of Open Fiber and subsequently created another global business line, E-City, within Enel X. Following the Enel Group's acquisition of the fiber optic network operator UFINET, Lorenzi became its Executive Chairman, and moved to Madrid where he contributed to the company's extraordinary business development in Latin America. More recently, he was responsible for the launch of Enel Fibra, a new telecommunications operator that was integrated with Enel Energia: it acquired more than 100 thousand customers in just a few months.
Prior to Enel, Lorenzi was the CEO at Sirti, Italy's leading telecommunications engineering company, with more than 4,000 employees, and for six years he successfully managed its turnaround. From 2008 to 2011 he was also president and CEO of Alcatel-Lucent in Italy and a cluster of Mediterranean countries. Stefano began his 30-plus year career in R&D (Research and Development), moving quickly into management roles of increasing responsibility in various parts of the world, working for Telecom Argentina (TIM), KPN-QWEST, AT&T, and Alcatel-Lucent.
Stefano is a retired officer in the Italian Navy and a graduate with honors in telecommunications engineering. He is happily married with three children, who were born in Belgium and the United States.