CEO, Verus Advisory
Toby Redshaw is CEO of Verus Advisory, which provides global strategic, transformation and digitalization advisory services combining deep hands-on experience with current business and technology change waves including 4th Industrial Revolution, 5G, AI/Big Data leverage. Toby previously served as SVP Enterprise Innovation and 5G Solutions at Verizon, where he also ran 5G Ecosystems, Innovation and Product Development, AR/VR and Location Services/Geo Intelligence Business. Prior to Verizon, Toby held Global CIO positions at American Express and Aviva PLC. 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. He started his career as one of the first employees on the international side of FedEx, where he had a 17 year 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.