Dr. David Knott is an IT leader, architect and strategist, with over 25 years? experience of designing delivering and running IT for companies in the banking, insurance, media, utilities and transportation sectors. David specializes in transformational thought leadership: before joining Wipro, he ran Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy and Innovation for the Lloyds Banking Group, the UK?s largest bank, during a critical period of challenge and transformation for LBG and for Financial Services.
David is a strong believer in the power of Enterprise Architecture to identify, understand and address the challenges facing Financial Services companies today: he also believes in a highly practical approach to architecture, in which architects are instrumental in the delivery of change and services. David has built helped multiple organizations build valuable, respected and influential architecture functions.
Prior to joining Lloyds Banking Group, David?s key achievements included architecture leadership for the integration of a European insurance group, transformation of the digital media presence for the UK?s largest newspaper group, and sourcing and technology transformation for a global engineering risk management organization.
Outside work David kayaks regularly on the sea near his home, studies ethics (in which he holds his PhD) and visits his holiday home in the South of France whenever possible.