Richard Jeffares
CEO, Vitrifi

Speaker Profile

Richard Jeffares is the CEO of Vitrifi, part of the Fern Trading investment portfolio within Octopus Group.  Vitrifi is launching commercially during Summer 2022 and is currently working on next generation software for FTTP and 5G Service Providers.

Prior to founding Vitrifi, Richard was Managing Director for Collinear Networks in Asia Pacific, a 5G vendor delivering hybrid millimeter wave and free space optics technology.

In the FTTP sector, Richard launched a successful wholesale open access network as Chief Operating Officer for Ultrafast Fibre (now Tua Tahi) in New Zealand, that was jointly funded by the New Zealand government Crown Infrastructure Partners and WEL Networks.

Richard has 25 years of fixed, mobile and satellite experience and previously held leadership roles at ICO Global Communications, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Siemens AG, Motorola, UK Broadband and Credit Suisse.

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