Chair of Technology Strategy Board wins prestigious business award

Chair of Technology Strategy Board wins prestigious business award

14 Nov 2012

Congratulations to Phil Smith, Chair of the Technology Strategy Board and CEO of Cisco UK and Ireland, who scooped the Leader of the Year award at this year’s National Business Awards, in partnership with Orange.

Phil was appointed Chair of the Governing Board of the Technology Strategy Board in November 2011.  He has a 30-year track record in the ICT industry, advising leading global organisations on how to drive transformation, productivity and sustainable growth.

Phil Smith is a recognised champion of technology and innovation. As CEO of Cisco UK and Ireland, the official network infrastructure supporter for London 2012, Phil has championed the British Innovation Gateway (BIG) programme in support of driving UK growth through technology entrepreneurship.

Iain Gray, Chief Executive of Technology Strategy Board, said: “I'm delighted that Phil Smith has received this prestigious award.  Phil is a hard-working and enthusiastic Chair of the Technology Strategy Board and this award is recognition of his tireless work as a champion of technology and innovation, which are key drivers of economic growth.”

For further information about the winners of the National Business Awards 2012 please visit: http://www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk/Content/2012-Winners/2_29/

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Last updated on Wednesday 14 November 2012 at 17:00

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