Russell Smyth is the Managing Director for the Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) operating group in Australia and New Zealand. Russell has over 25 years of experience working with our global Communications, Media and Technology clients with a particular focus on transformation journeys and technology implementation programs. Russell is also a Director on the board of the Accenture Foundation.
Russell is currently working with our CMT clients in the ANZ geographic area including most recently at Telstra where he was extensively involved in the recently completed Transformation program. Russell has a passion for leading large scale business development and reform programs in the telecommunications, media and technology industries.
Prior to returning to Australia, Russell spent 12 years in Europe based in our London office working with communications industry clients, focusing on launching start-up Communications businesses and transformation programs across Europe. Russell was the client director for Liberty Global (UPC) from 2000-2006 based in the Netherlands, and was the lead for the implementation of a new BSS and OSS capability rolled out across 8 countries in Europe.