Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris

Smart Home Expert, British Gas

Ryan has been a Project or Programme manager for over 20 years. His experience comes from many sectors, Product with Royal Mail, IT Installations with AVC, Communications with Pitney Bowes, Consulting with Deloitte and start up and tech with Centrica Hive Ltd. After 10 years with Royal Mail delivering the first European track and trace letter product with sponsorship from the Universal Postal Union (UPU) Ryan spent some time delivering a 2 year IT refresh for Royal Bank of Scotland, including all desktops, laptops and servers. Ryan then spent 4 years delivering everything from consulting to contract delivery on traditional print and mail as well as the new electronic mailroom and storage conception. After 2 years with Deloitte delivering a traditional waterfall project moving tax compliance from the UK to India Ryan moved to Connected Home. The last five and a half years have seen Ryan help build a start up, born from a large corporate in British Gas, in to a scale up whilst delivering the largest change in British Gas history with the Hive Thermostat. Working in a start up environment and culture whilst managing and partnering with a huge corporate mothership that was the investor, whilst delivering great products to our customers and value to our shareholders. Now the largest Smart Home provider in the UK with over 1m customers and now operational in US, Canada, Italy, France and Ireland as well as the UK