David Warburton Broadhurst provides businesses with strategic IT leadership expertise, boasting a career spanning over two decades. His most notable role was as the Chief Information Officer at M247, where he led Metronet (UK). Under his stewardship, Metronet emerged as a trailblazer in the telecommunications sector, known for its exceptional service and as one of the UK’s foremost hybrid wired and wireless Internet Service Providers.
During his time at Metronet, he blended innovative wired and wireless technologies to offer state-of-the-art connectivity solutions. This strategic approach led to the delivery of services at a pace tenfold faster than traditional ISPs, setting new benchmarks in internet connectivity with speeds from 1Mbps to 10Gbps. David’s extensive service portfolio at Metronet included a variety of solutions like leased line services, complex multi-site MPLS solutions, cloud-based hosted services, voice and managed hosting, 3G connectivity for remote workers, and CCTV services.
David’s proficiency extends beyond technical skills, embodying a deep understanding of aligning technology with complex business needs. His strategic IT leadership expertise is evident in his ability to manage diverse, multi-vendor, multi-skilled, and multi-cultural teams, overseeing large technology projects with budgets up to $10 million, and driving change across international borders.