Watson joined Northumbrian Water Group as CIO in October 2016, having already spent around 18 months at the organisation as Programme Director.
His career has seen him fill a variety of roles at Microsoft, Travelport and Vodafone.
Delta predicts a continuation of the trends of the recent years: cloud, consolidation and AI
Another night celebrating the amazing women smashing biases - and the glass ceiling - in tech
Withers & Rogers' Karl Barnfather examines the European Patent Office's 'Guidelines for Examination', which took effect on 1st November
The best photos from the big night
Two of the terminated Google staffers had addressed a rally outside one of the company's San Francisco offices last week