Chief Systems Architect for Vodafone Group Plc and also holds the title of Vodafone Distinguished Engineer. Responsible for Vodafone’s Business and Operational Support Systems Architecture and Strategy, including their transformation to a cloud-native, agile and API first strategy. He is also the Vodafone champion for the TM Forum Open API programme.
Prior to Vodafone, Lester was Chief Technology Officer at an internet start-up and also spent 4 Years working for Andersen Consulting. Lester has a PhD in Digital Information Theory from the University of Wales and held a post-Doctorate research position at the University of Cambridge.