Digital Single Market
Digital Economy & Society

B-DAY: Going Giga

David CULLEN

Chair
INCA

Biography

A highly experienced business developer and strategic thinker in many sectors, particularly the telecoms, media and technology (TMT), transport, utilities and public sectors, David is Chair of INCA, the Independent Network Cooperative Association. INCA represents user and trade organisations delivering alternative NGA networks in the UK He is also the Founder Director of Prism Business Consulting, through which he also acts as Director of Regulation and Policy for ITS Technology Group.
David has over 30 years of management experience in the telecommunications sector and has directed telecommunications activities for blue chip organisations (see below), advised on and implemented transformation and next-gen initiatives (e.g. North Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire County Councils, LBs Hackney, Croydon and Newham), assisted in industry research and strategy development (e.g. Ofcom and European Commission) and been involved in several start-up businesses.
He has recently worked with the European Commission as an expert advisor on NGA Plans for Hungary and Greece and has co-authored the EU Guide to High Speed Broadband Investment. He also led a survey for Ofcom into the extent of NGA provision by non-major providers- the ‘altnets’, published alongside the 2014 Infrastructure Report.