In an increasingly connected world innovation does not just happen in one location, so as a global organisation we have adopted an Open Innovation model and this is reflected with our Global Scouting team is based across Silicon Valley, Europe, Asia and the Middle East close to all the innovation action identifying new opportunities and trends. We operate a co-innovation programme in heart of Tech City in the UK called the BT Infinity Lab which runs regular competitions attracting start-ups interested in working together with BT; helping us to be at the forefront of new innovative technology and becoming a channel for start-ups to get to market at speed and scale.
Head of Innovation Central
Sandeep is Head of Innovation Central within Research and Innovation at BT. The Innovation Central team supports BT market facing units in their growth agenda by offering innovation consultancy services from idea generation to proposition and business case development. The team also runs BT's Tech city co-innovation programme with start-ups called BT Infinity Lab and the BT New Idea Scheme which crowdsources ideas from BT’s employees to create impact on BT’s customers and its bottom line. Prior to leading this team, Sandeep has worked in a range of roles across from software development to agile project & programme management at BT.