Alina Lapusneanu is the CEO and Co-founder of Fiskl Limited, a mobile first Saas platform company based in London, United Kingdom.
Mrs. Lapusneanu is also the CEO of Sagitta Global, a telecom advisory and investment firm, providing specialised expertise and senior industry executives advisory to international businesses that sit at the intersection of mobile, technology and other industry verticals. Sagitta advises companies ranging from starts-ups entering the market to VC companies which need to thoroughly assess or support their investments to large corporates who want stay competitive.
Mrs. Lapusneanu was previously the Mobile Products Division Director for Northern Europe at Vodafone Group, in charge of the product strategy, marketing, pricing, purchasing and supply chain management of all mobile products and managing a GBP 3BN P&L. Focused on both consumer and enterprise segments, she implemented a successful turnaround strategy focused on maximising service revenue via new mobile propositions & contracts while reducing operating costs. She was also a on the Unipart Technologies Board, a GBP 2BN supply chain and logistics company.
Prior to this, Mrs. Lapusneanu was Head of Global Mobile Products at Vodafone Global, where she was accountable for the worldwide mobile product portfolio and market execution as well as for all vendor relationships: Apple, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, RIM, Huawei, Asus, HTC and more. She also developed the mobile platforms and services differentiation strategy and set up strategic mobile product franchises in North America, Europe and Asia.
Mrs. Lapusneanu has also built the Vodafone Branded Devices Business Unit by exploring opportunities in Asia for Vodafone branded partnerships, developing and deploying low cost mobile products with strategic focus on emerging markets. Today this is a stand-alone unit providing over 20M products to Vodafone markets globally.
Prior to Vodafone, Mrs. Lapusneanu directed a handset product line for Siemens Mobile USA with P&L accountability, developed across India, Germany, Austria and USA.