Pal Zarandy

Group Chief Strategy Officer, Mobile & 5G, 4iG Group

Pal Zarandy

Speaker Bio

Pal Zarandy has spent the last 15 years advising mobile operators, regulators, governments, mobile infrastructure vendors, telecoms investors, across over twenty countries. His advisory focused on networks, radio spectrum, 5G deployment strategy, 5G monetization, network economics and strategic supplier evaluation. Pal’s mobile industry analysis have been cited by international media outlets like Reuters, The Financial Times, The New York Times, and The Economist.

Pal started his career in Ericsson’s research lab where he invented several technology patents. Following this, for five years Pal worked at Vodafone Hungary from expert to senior manager positions, in the technology and commercial side.

Pal has spent the last two years advising 4iG Group’s management in realizing its transformative strategy and growth in the telecoms sector across Central and Eastern Europe. 4iG is currently a leading info-communications group and operates mobile networks in Hungary, Albania, and Montenegro.

In February 2023 Pal has joined 4iG as Group Chief Strategy Officer, Mobile and 5G. Pal leads the development of 4iG Group’s strategic vision and road map for 5G, mobile infrastructure and spectrum investments, as well as mobile equipment vendor diversification and Open RAN. Pal also continues to support 4iG’s M&A team in its expansion journey.