With a presence in over 21 countries, Telefónica has had an enormous impact on the face of telecommunications. The company currently employs 120,000 professionals and aims to improve the quality of life and safety of its customers through technology and support. Telefónica strives to discover, disrupt and deliver, and has taken various steps to do this. It currently runs an ‘Open Future’ programme to connect entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors and public and private organisations across the world. In addition, the communications giant has opened a foundation to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the countries in which it operates.