John Gibbs

Group CIO, International Airlines Group

About John Gibbs

As a member of the International Airlines Group (IAG) management committee, I am the Group CIO responsible for ensuring that IAG has the IT and Digital capability (processes, applications, data and technology) it needs to succeed. This includes the full IT lifecycle (Determine, Deliver, Run, and Retire), Security, Risk & Compliance, and ensuring value for money.

I have previously been the Group CIO for Rolls-Royce plc with the same accountabilities as IAG. Previous RR roles include Divisional CIO for Aerospace, Engineering & CHQ, IT Transformation Programme Director, IT Operations & Infrastructure Director, and IT Global Chief Technology Officer.

Roles prior to Rolls-Royce include Account Executive (for CSC), Head of Systems and Principal Enterprise and Solutions Architect (for Royal Mail), and Senior Technical Manager (for CRI a/s and Linkhand).

Specialties: CIO, IT Strategy, Enterprise & Solutions Architecture, Software Development, IT Operations, Large complex programme delivery (>£300m), Transformation, IT Divestments & Acquisitions

Industry or Sector

Transport & Logistics

Areas of Expertise

Applications & Infrastructure Business Intelligence & Data Collaboration & Communications Ethics, Governance & CSR Enterprise Software Strategic Insights & Innovation Leadership, Culture & Talent Transformation Projects

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