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Gary Symes

Vice President, Security, Americas

Gary Symes leads BT's security practice in the Americas, including sales and delivery of security solutions in the region.

Gary Symes leads BT’s security practice in the Americas, including sales and delivery of security solutions in the region.

Gary and his team seek to ensure that BT delivers on its security and regulatory obligations as well as acting as thought leaders and trusted advisors on all aspects of IT Security including Architecture, Threat Detection, Analytics, Strategy, Process, Training, Policy, Governance, Compliance and Risk.

He is also a member of BT’s senior leadership team in the Americas.

Gary joined BT in 2000, working in various service and delivery roles over the years. Most recently, he was in charge of customer service in the Americas, leading a multi-skilled team focused on design, delivery and service management for BT’s customers. Prior to that, Gary was head of service and delivery for BT Conferencing. As service director, he was a key member of the delivery team for London 2012 Olympic Games, where BT was the official Communications Partner.

He is a graduate of Leeds Metropolitan University, and holds Microsoft MSCE and Cisco CCNA certifications.

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Gary enjoys cycling, hiking and skiing.