A team of broadband experts and we’re here to bring blistering broadband speeds to your street. We’re not new to this, we’ve been around broadband a long time – our management team bring with them over 100 years combined experience to Lightspeed from some of the big telcos. But what we’re focused on now is making a difference to the communities we’re building in because we believe nobody should be left behind.
Chief Executive Officer
Previously Managing Director of BT Group. A telecoms leader, following an outstanding 30-year career at BT, where he led some of the most important milestone events in fixed and mobile telecom’s history. These include a £5bn+ deal with BDUK and Local Authorities to achieve 95% fibre broadband coverage in the UK. He has completed Oxford University’s Strategic Leadership and MIT’s Innovation and Technology programmes.
Chief Operating Officer
Previously a Director at BT Wholesale. Dave has over 30 years’ of Telecoms experience, including fixed and mobile network build and operations. At BT, he led and executed complex deals worth £100m’s pa. and is an expert in leveraging disruptive technologies to drive business growth. Dave was South East Regional Director at BT for the Superfast roll-out. Dave holds a DMS and DipM from the University of Portsmouth and a HNC in Electronics and Telecommunications.
Chief Customer Officer
Previously Head of Marketing and Sales at TalkTalk, where she has delivered significant value through the management of their FTTP programme, delivering FTTP penetration over 30%, more than doubling market share, increasing revenue by 14% and achieving a customer satisfaction score of 90%, which culminated in the sale of FibreNation for over £200m in March 2020.
Chief People Officer
MCIPD qualified Senior Human Resources Professional, with a career spanning more than 20 years. Expertise in start-ups within procurement consultancy, supply chain management, professional services, and Information Technology sectors. Instrumental in growing several start-ups from inception to multimillion-pound organisations. A recognised expert in the design and implementation of Human Resource systems and processes, layering pragmatic solutions, that support operational and strategic business goals.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
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