Richard Porter

Richard Porter

Head of Smart Home Products and Partnerships, O2

Richard is a founder member of the smart home team at O2.  Richard joined Telefónica UK in 2008. He has been responsible for driving innovation across traditional and digital products in the consumer space, including communication, entertainment and fixed and mobile broadband.  His team is tasked with delivering against financial, customer satisfaction and innovation objectives.  

Previously, Richard held a number of corporate, consultancy and delivery roles at Logica, including two unusually exciting years as head of investor relations.  He started his career with GEC Hirst, researching robot vision and silicon design.

Richard lives in South West London with his wife, son and Raspberry Pi.