Innovation Advisor
Bill Padfield

Bill Padfield

Former Senior Executive VP
Global Platform and Transformation Services NTT Ltd., & Board Member NTT, Inc.

Former Global Chief Operating Officer
Dimension Data

Former CEO
Datacraft Asia (SGX listed)

Bill Padfield has been a prominent global technology and business leader over the last 30 years, turning around failing businesses into profitable success stories in double-quick time. He was formerly global Senior Executive Vice President of Transformation and Platform Services at NTT Ltd., while concurrently serving as board member of NTT Inc, and Chairman of Secure-24, Detroit, Michigan.

Previously Bill was global Chief Operating Officer of Dimension Data after several years as Chairman and CEO of Dimension Data Asia Pacific, and CEO of Datacraft Asia (now rebranded as Dimension Data). At Dimension Data, Bill led technology, consulting, support and managed services globally to generate around half of the firm's US$8 billion annual revenue.

Prior to this, Bill was a member of the global leadership team that successfully led Equant (now Orange Business Services) to successful IPO on the NYSE & Paris Bourse in 1998.

Bill is now advisor to NTT Venture Capital & Wavemaker Partners as well as various non-executive director roles including Transcelestial Technologies and Halogen Foundation, Singapore.