Speaker profile

Veenod Kurup

Chief Information Officer and Managing Director
Liberty Global

Mr. Veenod Kurup has been Chief Information Officer and Managing Director of Liberty Global plc since March 1, 2016. Mr. Kurup served as the Chief Information Officer of Telenet Group Holding NV since May 16, 2013, and leads Telenet’s Information Technology department.

Mr. Kurup is a cable industry veteran who held various IT, operational and engineering roles in over fourteen years with Cox Communications Inc. Before joining Telenet, he worked at Gandeeva, a technology consultancy that lists Liberty Global plc among its international clients. His affinity with telecommunications, his broad technological knowledge, strategic vision and leadership qualities make him the ideal candidate to lead the IT team.

Mr. Kurup served as Vice President of Data Product Services at Cox Communications, Inc. He oversaw the development of an integrated service provisioning and management system as well as network management of email and news services for Cox’s 3.5 million high-speed Internet accounts. He was also responsible for the development and implementation of future product functionality and the tools, interfaces and business processes necessary to support the growth and enhancement of Cox’s high-speed Internet service. He joined Cox in 1997 as a Project Manager. 7881He served as a Software Engineer for Arrowsmith Technologies Inc. Mr. Kurup is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science.