Albert Hitchcock joined Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, as Chief Information Officer and a member of the Pearson Executive team in 2014. Currently serving as Pearson’s Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Albert is leading the company’s digital transformation initiative to build a digital platform ecosystem to create the next generation of learning.
Prior to joining Pearson, Albert served as Chief Information Officer for the Vodafone Group from 2007 and was responsible for the information technology teams within Vodafone and its operating companies around the world. With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Albert has also worked and previously held leadership roles at BAE Systems, Racal Electronics and Nortel Networks where he was also CIO. Albert is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology- FIET and a Chartered Engineer. Albert studied Electronic Engineering at South Devon College of Arts and Technology and was awarded a dipMBA with Distinction by the Centre of Management Studies at Exeter University.