Silvia joined ETSI in 2012 as a Technical Expert in the Centre for Testing and Interoperability. Her current activities include providing technical management and expertise in the areas of open source, interoperability testing and proofs of concept (PoC). Among others, she is in charge of the Open Source MANO project (ETSI OSM), the NFV Plugtests Programme, and the NFV and ZSM PoC Frameworks.
Prior to this position, Silvia was Lead Member of the Technical Staff at Ulticom, where she was responsible for the design and development of software based carrier grade solutions enabling 3G and 4G services. Before that, she worked in the domain of Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Network Management for HP and Thales.