The FINANCIAL — Accenture on May 2 announced the appointment of George Nazi as global network practice lead within the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group.
In this role, George is responsible for all aspects of Accenture’s Network practice defining the go-to-market approach, shaping the strategy, and designing and executing on all Accenture’s network offerings. In addition, he oversees the carrier transformation and innovation portfolio of offerings, helping Accenture’s clients address the huge transformation changes in network technology across business disciplines.
Based in Brussels, George is a recognized technology and operational leader in the Communications sector. An industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience helping transform large organizations and operations, he brings a blend of strategic vision and operational execution to the role. One of George’s most notable achievements was running the entire 21st Century Network transformation program (21CN) at British Telecom (BT), enhancing the customer experience, and building the company’s next generation network. Earlier at BT, he was the Global Services chief technology officer and global vice president of Networks responsible for the design and deployment of BT’s Global IP/MPLS network across 170 countries, according to Accenture.
“We are thrilled to welcome George into this role to help our clients make the move from traditional to digital networks,” said Bob Sell, group chief executive of the Communications, Media & Technology operating group at Accenture. “The combination of his strategic vision, experience as a C-level industry executive and his passion for business outcomes ensures that he is well positioned to help our clients fundamentally transform their business.”
George Nazi, global network practice lead at Accenture, said, “As the number of connected devices continues to grow rapidly, so does the pressure on the network and the future health for communications service providers. The end goal of most network technology developments is to make connectivity as ubiquitous and simple as possible but that is no easy task with such a complex environment. I am excited about helping our clients around the globe transform their networks to next generation platforms and to ensure they are able to succeed for many years to come.”