At Google, Gabriele is tasked to drive strategy and adoption for a portfolio of Telecommunications products, focused at planning, transforming, modernizing, assuring and securing Telco Networks and deploying and monetizing 5G Edge services & applications across multiple vertical industries. Gabriele brings more than 20 years of enterprise and communication service provider (CSP) technology expertise in product management,
marketing and business development to Google Cloud Most recently, Gabriele was Vice President for Telco/NFV Products & Solutions at VMware enabling Telecommunication operators to transition to next generation converged cloud environments through modern Telco Cloud, Automation, Orchestration and Operations products.
Prior to VMware, Gabriele was Senior Vice President Products & Marketing for Guavus, a company that provides big data analytics applications to the CSP industry for improved customer experience and service assurance. Di Piazza has also been General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Marketing Optimization where he was responsible for HP's Autonomy Digital Experience Management products, Gabriele led worldwide marketing for the Operator Channels group at Microsoft, where he was also responsible for Microsoft's Media & Entertainment business and led global business development for media solutions in wireless carriers.
Before Microsoft, Gabriele spent 11 years at HP in different roles in the Communications & Media industries, related to marketing & solutions management in OSS/BSS/Contact Center/Rich Media/IPTV.
Gabriele holds a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering with a major in Telecom Networks from Politecnico di Milano University.