SVP, Enterprise Innovation & 5G Solutions
Toby Redshaw is responsible for Verizon’s Enterprise Innovation and 5G Solutions area. He previously ran 5G Ecosystems, Innovation and Product Development, AR/VR and Location Services/Geo Intelligence Business.
Prior to joining Verizon, Toby was most recently CEO of Kevington Advisors, a leading-edge consultancy offering services in enterprise technology strategy and transformation, coaching start-ups and various government/military engagements.
Toby previously held Global CIO positions at American Express and Aviva PLC, a UK-headquartered $85B revenue insurer with $800B in assets under management. His responsibilities also included Risk, New Product Introduction, eCommerce.
He had simultaneous product, marketing, strategy, venture, diversity and technology responsibilities during the six years prior at Motorola, while also working as Executive Chairman of a start-up portfolio company.
Toby also helped found and run a global start-up based, the first cloud-based solution platform and next gen supply chain for hospitality out of Silicon Valley, China, London and Ohio.
He started his career as one of the first employees on the international side of FedEx, where he had a 17 year l career in business and IT based in Asia, Latin America and US.
Among his recognitions, Toby was named to Top CTO 25 – Most Influential IT leaders by InfoWorld and Top 50 Global CIOs by InformationWeek. Toby is the founding chairman (emeritus) of the Kellogg Innovation Network (originally at Kellogg Graduate School of Business, now TWIN Global). He was born and raised in Mexico City and is proud to have become a U.S. citizen in 2014.