David Payne will be responsible for managing the evolution of BT's dedicated suite of products and services focused on the financial services industry. These include the BT Radianz Cloud, BT Radianz Messaging, BT Radianz Hosting and BT Radianz Venue Connect. These solutions are part of BT's Cloud of Clouds portfolio strategy, which aims to give firms greater control over how they use cloud-based applications and services.
BT Radianz Services provides managed connectivity and hosting solutions for an existing community of financial institutions around the world, using low-latency access to financial markets secure messaging for clearing, settlement and payments.
David will also retain his wider role of chief operating officer for BT's Global Banking & Financial Markets (GB&FM) global industry practice.
David has been instrumental in progressing BT's acquisition of IP Trade, a provider of unified communications and collaboration solutions for trading floor environments and command-and-control dispatch centre, which was successfully completed in May this year. He is currently a board member at IP Trade SA. David has been with BT for over 30 years in a variety of customer facing roles in Asia, US and UK, having originally joined BT in a sales role in the UK.