Rick Hutley brings more than 28 years of telecommunications
and computing industry experience to Cisco. He is vice president of the global innovations practice for the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), leading the rollout of Internet business IT/technology solutions to key enterprise and service provider customers.
Prior to Cisco, Hutley was chief information officer for British Telecom's Concert Communications Company, a $1.5 billion global telecommunications service provider operating through
53 distributor companies around the world. As CIO, he was responsible for the development and operation of Concert's network and business management systems, including its intranet and extranet solutions for both Concert and their global partners, for which Concert received the 1998 CIO 50/50 award as one of the top extranets in the world.
Prior to Concert, Hutley was director of information systems
for Syncordia Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was responsible for the development and operation of all systems
for the first global telecommunications outsourcing company.
Hutley holds an honors degree in computer science from Hatfield University, UK, and an MBA from Cranfield University, UK. He is a full Member of the British Computer Society. He has appeared on BBC Television's series on computing and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars.