Simon Daykin

Chief Technology Officer


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Simon Daykin is Chief Technology Officer for Leidos UK’s Civil, Defence and Health business units, providing strategic business technology leadership for UK customers.  Motivated by the benefits technology can bring, Simon is passionate about supporting digital transformations through strategy, design and delivery to solve some of the most challenging problems in today’s world.

Before joining Leidos, Simon served as Chief Architect of NATS, leading the technical strategy and design phases of an air traffic control transformation programme. As CTO of Logicalis, Simon ran many major digital and service transformation programmes. These executive roles  built on his earlier career in architecture and integration in Financial Services ((Portman Building Society (now part of the Nationwide)) and in the Defence sector with Racal/Thales.

Outside of work his interest in technology doesn’t stop. Simon continues to develop his ‘Smart Home’, exploring green technologies, and the ‘internet of things’.  You can see more for yourself on the BBC News website.

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