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Vodafone UK appoints chief technology officer

Vodafone UK has appointed Vodafone Group’s technology enterprise director, Scott Petty, as chief technology officer (CTO).

vodafone-village-2016Petty succeeds Jorge Fernandes, who recently moved to become CTO of Rogers Communications in Canada.

At the same time Vodafone UK’s head of mobile networks, Kye Prigg, will also take on responsibility for fixed networks and will help the business to meet the growing demand for unified communications.

Petty joined Vodafone from Dimension Data in 2009 and since then has held various roles at the company. As Vodafone Group technology enterprise director he managed all aspects of enterprise product development and customer solutions.

“I’m delighted to be joining Vodafone UK at this exciting time, as we drive forward the likes of artificial intelligence, 5G and full fibre broadband, all of which will power the new digital economy,” said Petty.

“We aim to be the key enabler of this digital revolution, drawing on our leading position in areas such as IoT and unified communications to transform how businesses operate and how we live our lives.”