John Burton

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John Burton


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In his capacity as CTO & COO, John is responsible for the delivery of Nextgen’s products and services. His role is to support the Software Development, Customer Service, Operations and IT Infrastructure teams to deliver outstanding products and services.

He believes strongly in the importance of software architecture in enabling Nextgen’s strategy to be a leading innovator in the mobile roaming industry.

John is a Chartered Electronic Engineer. He holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and has 30+ years’ experience in the telecom industry. He has managed the development of hardware and software products for private, public and mobile networks. He started his career in Nortel Networks and has founded, grown and sold two telecom technology businesses. As CEO of Swiftnet and Microtalk he oversaw the design, build and operation of two high capacity, cloud VoIP networks