Andrew Hutson-Smith SVP Data Services, Rolls-Royce

Andrew will be speaking in the session, "Enabling the connected aircraft."

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As Senior Vice President of Data Services at Rolls-Royce, Andrew leads the entire Data Services side of the business; from customer management, through product development to service delivery.

Andrew has more than 20 years of experience working with software and services companies, principally in the defense, civil aerospace, energy and transportation sectors. He started his career with BAE Systems, working on the Trident Submarine Program, and then moved to Smith Industries, where he worked on various defense programs. 

Andrew also worked for a number of years in a freelance consultancy capacity, before joining Rolls-Royce shortly after the company started its involvement in data analytics in 1999.

In his time at Rolls-Royce, Andrew has held a number of program management, operational and customer facing roles. He also spent a lot of time in the Middle East, in his role of Director of Consulting Services, VP - Middle East Operations. In the last year, Andrew held the position of SVP Customer Business, before taking the responsibility of the whole business last December.

Andrew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Computing. He is married and has two sons. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys walking, cycling and running.