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Simon Holmes
Group Head of Digital (Engineering) at FirstGroup


Simon started his career in BT Martlesham Heath Labs integrating new systems in to the international network before moving in to more delivery and commercial roles spending time with Comcast, KPMG and now First Group in business transformation, agile delivery, innovation and Mergers and Acquisitions. He is currently leading the development of First Group’s rail-5G (mmWave) solution that is delivering a new global track-to-train communications system that is currently deployed and consistently delivering up to a gigabit of symmetric internet access.

Agenda Sessions

  • Innovation and Delivery of Rail 5G

  • Revolutionising the Train Journey