BT names Overton as MD of new Division X

Marc Overton has been named MD of BT’s new Division X unit which has been established to drive growth across its enterprise business.

Division X will scale up and commercialise the development of customer solutions incorporating technologies such as 5G Private Networks, IoT and Edge Computing. It will also manage BT’s portfolio of specialised businesses.

Overton joins BT from IoT and enterprise networking provider Sierra Wireless where he worked as Chief Solutions Officer & Senior Vice President for EMEA & APAC.

He said: “Division X is set to be a key growth engine for BT’s Enterprise business moving it from a telco to a tech co by expanding into adjacent services which go beyond traditional calls and lines.

“We will act as an innovation hub for our Enterprise customers by turning emerging tech into solutions that we can scale, sell, and which will drive sustainable growth.”


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