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Lester Thomas

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Head of New Technologies and Innovation
Vodafone

Chief Systems Architect and Distinguished Engineer at Vodafone Group Plc. Responsible for Vodafone’s Open Digital Architecture Strategy, including their transformation to a platform-oriented, cloud-native, agile and API first company. Also a TM Forum Distinguished Fellow and champion for the TM Forum Open API programme.


I am passionate about the role Telecoms can play in society and how technology can help build a smarter and more sustainable future.


Prior to Vodafone, I was Chief Technology Officer at an internet start-up and also spent 4 Years working in consulting across Europe and USA. I have a PhD in Digital Information Theory from the University of Wales and held a post-Doctorate research position at the University of Cambridge.


For recent articles see https://authory.com/LesterThomas

Lester

Featured Sessions

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19 June 2024

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TM Forum Industry Showcase

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Discover How ODA Underpins the Transformation in an Operational and Technological Overhaul

Our members from Google, BT, NTT and CSG will showcase how ODA is at the heart of eveything they do as they transform operational and technology. We discover how this drives efficiency and productivity when you are empowered by ODA.

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19 June 2024

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Spotlight Stage

circleComposable IT: The Superpower​
Masterclass: Component Conformance – What Does it Mean?

The ODA Components Masterclass will focus on taking the attendees through the conformance certification process of the ODA Components identified in the Business Architecture Masterclass immediately preceding this session in the same room.

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