Alfonso Ferrandez

Alfonso Ferrandez

Group Technical Director, OVO Energy

Alfonso Ferrandez is Group Technical Director at OVO Energy, leading the technology function and spearheading OVO’s wider focus on developing future-facing solutions that harness the disruptive power of technology for the benefit of customers and the energy industry. Leading a number of initiatives within OVO’s businesses from a startup perspective enables Alfonso to deliver innovative technical solutions to very complex problems.
 
Prior to joining OVO Energy Alfonso founded Indigo Labs, a technology advisory business. He also held the position of Chief Technology Officer at the Manor Racing Formula 1 team where he put technology first in order to compete with the larger engineering-focused teams, allowing Manor to punch well above its weight. As Software Development Manager at Amazon Alfonso run a number of teams that enabled the rollout of Amazon Video to a large number of consumer devices and also launching Amazon Video into Japan. As Director of Technology for GlobalLive, Alfonso created an award-winning telematics platform that eventually lead to the acquisition of the company by Causeway, the largest Building Software company in the UK, resulting in the creation of Causeway Telematics of which he became Technology Director.
 
Alfonso has a PhD and MSc in Computational BioFluid Dynamics from Leeds University. He also holds a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications from Valencia University, and BSc in Aerospace Engineering from Saint Louis University.         

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