Neil brings passion and a strong track record in digital innovation and transformation. In 2018 Neil was named in the global top 150 business transformation executives as voted by peers, vendors and industry analysts (Constellation).
He has experience in large global blue chip companies including a 15 year career in Cisco where he held several global and UK senior management positions and as the Chief Digital Officer for Rolls-Royce PLC.
Neil also has a strong experience in the wider UK digital innovation community and was the founding CEO of the Digital Catapult, a UK Government funded digital innovation organisation.
Neil is on the Board of Trustees at Barnardo’s, is a panelist for the Queens Awards for Industry Innovation panel, and part of the EPSRC interview panel to select the UK’s Next Stage Digital Economy Centres. Neil has also been a member of the Northern Ireland Matrix ICT panel, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology London Steering Board, and the Smart London Board.