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BT appoints Guy as new managing director incubation

Megan Robinson
February 8, 2022

Guy has created an array of products such as Hive thermostat, security cameras, home diagnostics and Curve tracker 

Tom Guy joins BT’s digital unit as managing director incubation, following his role as a chief product officer for Vodafone Smart Tech.

Four of his former team members at Vodafone join him: Jess Kyte, John Gutch, Michael O’Connell and Zoe Dyer.

They were all part of the founding team of Hive, the largest Smart Home provider in the UK.

Guy has spent the last two years focusing on IoT product development as well as spending a lot of his career in start-ups or creating businesses for larger organisations.

At Vodafone Smart Tech, the team won five awards in 18 months for developing the ‘Designed & Connected by’ range of consumer IoT products.

Guy and his team will help BT create and incubate start-ups as well as exploring new ideas to amplify capabilities across the business.

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