Former CTO at Ofcom and Weightless SIG CEO to lead Access Partnership’s information technology and computer systems.
April 4th, London, UK. Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced it has appointed William Webb in the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer. William will have the key role of overseeing the development and dissemination of technology for our clients and vendors, while supporting the tremendous growth of our business to date.
“We are delighted that William is joining Access Partnership at an exciting time of growth for the business. William brings a wealth of experience to this new role of providing strategic and technical leadership geared to helping our clients to design the best and fairest policy solutions at a global scale.”
Gregory Francis, Managing Director at Access Partnership
William brings over thirty years’ experience in technological communications. A previous CTO of Ofcom for over seven years, he was also the Director of Corporate Strategy of Motorola based in Chicago, USA. He moved on to become one of the founding directors of Neul, holding the role of CTO where he was responsible for the overall technical design of an innovative new wireless technology, before being sold to Huawei in 2014. Latterly, he was CEO at Weightless SIG, which harmonised the technology as a global standard.
William joins Access Partnership having previously published 17 books including “The 5G Myth”, “Spectrum Management”, and Our Digital Future”. He has 18 patents, and over 100 papers spanning learned journal papers to the Wall Street Journal. His biography is included in multiple “Who’s Who” publications around the world where he has been honoured with life-time achievement awards.
“As digital solutions become ever-more complicated then their successful introduction requires a wide blend of skills, from technical through business, regulatory, global harmonisation and ethical guidance. I’m delighted to be joining one of the leading organisations in the world able to deliver this blend of skills and facilitate the future. It is going to be an exciting journey”.
William Webb, Chief Technology Officer at Access Partnership
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