Marc Overton

Managing Director, Division X, BT

Marc Overton

Speaker Bio


For the last 20 years Marc has run international technology businesses across a number of industries.  Having started his Telco career at network operator Three, he spent 10 years on the Exec team of EE/ Orange UK where he built the Wholesale and IoT business.  He then moved to become the GM Europe, Middle East and Africa for First Data, a 5,500 strong organisation which he helped transform from a payment processing to a merchant solutions company through Cloud based IoT solutions.  Following this he ran the international operator business for Jasper, the world’s largest IoT cloud platform, before taking over as MD of the IoT business upon their acquisition by Cisco.  Joining Sierra Wireless he became the Chief Solutions Officer where as well as running the international business he built one of the world’s largest IoT MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) business.  Last year he joined BT as Managing Director of Division X, part of BT Business.  As well as running a portfolio of e2e businesses he is responsible for generating new growth through 5G/ IoT and Edge solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their digital transformations.