Sergio Barranco graduated in Engineering Management with First class honours from the University of Lecce where he also collaborated on the "Reliability of mechanical constructions" tenure and, subsequently, at the Fiat-Hitachi Elasis Research Centre in Lecce.
In 2001 he joined TIM in the Mobile Network Planning sector where he accrued extensive specialist knowledge of construction and data services on the 2G/3G/4G mobile networks. In 2009 he oversaw the Premium Assistance bid on Fixed/Mobile Customers as Product Marketing Manager.
In 2011 he re-entered the Technology division in the Mobile Network Quality sector. He implemented the requirements for monitoring the new types of devices (and the related impact on the network) on Big Data Technology based on the connectivity models and associated ‘usage’.
From 2017 to July 2018 - in the Regulatory Technical Support sector of the Technology division - he integrated his technical aptitude with his supervisory skills to provide technical expertise in external workshops with the sector authorities (AGCOM and MiSE/FUB).
He partook in several Technical and Investigations Workshops along with contributing to TIM's response for public consultations and for the implementation of the BEREC Guidelines on Net Neutrality Rules, QoS Mobile, renewal of GSM Licenses and assignment of 5G frequencies.
In March 2018, he was awarded the TIM Academy "Digital Skills" Open Badge.
Since July 2018 he has been part of the Supervisory Office responsible for technical authorisations and Quality of Network services.