CIO Profile

Name:

Christina Scott

Company:
News UK
Position:
CTO
Date:
Jan 2016 - Present
Location:
London
Industry:
Media, Leisure and Entertainment

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Summary

Christina Scott joined News UK as Chief Technology Officer in February, 2016.

Scott is responsible for overseeing Technology and Product teams at News UK.

Christina was formerly at the Financial Times, where she held the titles of CIO, Chief Product and Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Technology for the Pearson Professional arm of parent company Pearson.

At the Financial Times, she was responsible for driving the paper’s digital transformation, using data insight to drive customer experience.

Christina has more than 20 years experience in the IT industry, having previously worked in technology teams at a number of companies including the BBC, FT and ITV Digital, where she specialised in digital transformation.

In 2016 Scott was awarded the CIO of the Year award in the Women in IT awards and previously has been highly recognised in a number of top technology and female executive rankings.

Experience

  • CTO

    News UK

    Jan 2016 - Present

  • Chief Product and Information Officer

    Financial Times

    Apr 2012 - Jan 2016

  • SVP Technology Pearson Professional

    Pearson

    Aug 2013 - Sep 2015

  • Programme Director

    BT

    Sep 2011 - Apr 2012

  • General Manager - Future Media and Technology

    BBC

    Jul 2005 - Sep 2011

  • Head of Software Development

    ITV

    Dec 1998 - Dec 2001

  • Consultant

    Accenture

    Dec 1994 - Dec 1998

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