Kassir Hussain has spent 18 years in the media and telecommunications industry with three of the mobile phone operators in the United Kingdom. He’s worked in the technology functions both in IT and Networks.
He currently works in the British Gas Connected Homes business unit that is responsible for creating connected homes products for consumers.
Prior to British Gas, Kassir was at BSkyB as Director of Technology Innovation where he was responsible for leading the software development teams working on Now TV, Sky’s new OTT IP Video service and working on the social platform.
Kassir helped to launch the first 3G UMTS network in the UK with 3 UK. Kassir’s most recent role was as Head of Futures and Innovation at Telefonica O2 UK, where his team put in place the new innovation process in the company. While at O2 Kassir also helped to launch a number of the new business ventures that O2 is engaged in.
Kassir is a keen follower of innovation and all things technology, particularly in the space of web and mobile technologies.
In his spare time Kassir enjoys,reading up on current affairs and photography. At odd moments he’s also playing around with different programming languages.