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Biography

As CEO of BT Global Services UK (GS UK), Tim Smart is a Senior Executive & Non-Executive Director of both a FTSE 100 and NYSE listed company respectively. He has a demonstrable record of developing sustainable growth and shareholder value. As Chairman of the Global Services UK Board, Tim has overall responsibility for BT GS in the UK. A graduate in Economics (Birmingham, 1979), Tim’s career started with Shell where, over a 10 year period, he operated across their corporate functions before joining BT. A proven strategist, Tim has led and contributed to creating compelling international business strategies, programmes of change and fostered an entrepreneurial culture. At the same time he has actively promoted a social conscience that has helped transform BT from its historical position as the UK’s incumbent telecommunications company to one of the most socially responsible multinationals, and a leading global provider of technology services across both the private and public sectors. Whilst at BT Tim has led on a number of critical international board level initiatives and businesses, best illustrated in his leadership in dissolving the Concert global alliance with ATT, his tenure as CEO of Telfort - BT’s Dutch business and the shaping and implementing of BT’s Networked IT Services strategy. Most recently, he led the team that won and delivered a number of strategically significant deals that have transformed BT’s business, including BT’s contracts with the NHS. Tim supports a number of child focussed charitable endeavours, both personally and professionally, from ‘Outward Bound’ to UNICEF. Amongst his other responsibilities Tim is also the BT executive responsible for Diversity.

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Battle of Ideas: Privacy is Dead. Long Live Privacy?

10.27.07 | 01:30:06 min | 0 comments