Rob has worked for Fujitsu Services UK&I Since December 2007 and was made the Director of Fujitsu’s Enterprise & Cyber Security business in April 2014.
Whilst Fujitsu have been in the Security business for over four decades, Rob has been responsible for bringing together Fujitsu’s Security Business into one P&L and grew the security services business 43% in his first year. Previously Rob was responsible for overseeing Service Delivery Assurance on major Fujitsu projects in the UK&I, successfully ensuring key projects were transitioned across to Fujitsu on time and to budget. Prior to carrying out his Assurance role, Rob lead Fujitsu’s UK Government IT Transformation teams, taking personal ownership for the Transformation programme in HMRC Aspire. During this time Rob was instrumental in introducing new technologies into Aspire to consolidate the HMRC Server estate, delivering major cost savings to both HMRC and the UK Tax payer.
Prior to joining Fujitsu Rob has held various Senior Management roles and from 2001 was the Services Director for an Independent Security start-up company called Vistorm Ltd. At Vistorm Rob was responsible for developing the Security Support, Managed & Professional Services propositions, helping to turn a dot com start-up company from a loss to Security revenues in excess of £50M. Vistorm was subsequently sold to EDS in April 2008 and is now part of HP Security Services in the UK.
After leaving Essex Polytechnic where rob studied for a HND in computer science, Rob has worked in the IT Industry since 1988. Rob started as a Field Service Engineer working for Philips Business systems, working his way up through the organisation whilst benefiting from 2 company take over’s. On leaving Rob had become General Manager for EMEA Enterprise Technical Support at Compaq Computer Ltd. (Philips were taken over in 1992 by Digital Equipment Company who were subsequently bought out by Compaq Computer Ltd).