Kevin is an experienced and innovative telecoms professional, actively exploring new business opportunities resulting from cutting-edge technologies and evolving Virgin Media’s communication and entertainment portfolio. In his current role, Kevin is responsible for developing Virgin Media’s metro wireless proposition, with the goal of enabling truly high performance mobile broadband services. In his previous role, Kevin was responsible for Virgin Media’s technical strategy, guiding the company into leadership positions through the rollout of next generation broadband (DOCSIS 3.0) and TV (Tivo) platforms. Kevin sits on the Virgin Media Board Committee for Technology & Operations.
Kevin has a proven track record of delivery for both UK and European service providers. Prior to Virgin Media, Kevin co-founded a start-up carrying out pioneering research into novel networking technologies for the US Air Force Research Labs with colleagues at the University of Birmingham. Kevin has also had a distinguished career with Nortel Networks, in both R&D and as the company’s chief architect for cable operators across Europe. Kevin holds a BSc from Birmingham University, an MSc from Aston University and an MBA with distinction from Imperial College. He was an Honorary Professor from 1999 to 2008 at Birmingham University, where he advised the University’s communications research team.
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14 Nov 2011
When I was asked to share my thoughts about what’s changed in the way digital technology impacts our lives, one year on from making the film ‘One Day Soon’, I was at THE CUBE
. Not the ITV game show, but a co-working space founded by Araceli Camargo to create a physical oasis in east London that nourishes as well as houses the “would be entrepreneur”. I figured it was actually a pretty appropriate place to be thinking about this question…
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