Vernon Fryer is the Group Chief Technology Security Officer at Vodacom, responsible for the Strategic alignment between Networks, Information Services and Vodafone Group Technology Security.
He has been involved in the IT industry since 1971. Coming from an IBM background where he worked as an Operation Specialist in the financial systems sector. After completion of this corporate career, he joined the South African Police Service.
During his career in the Police Service he served in the following roles, Head of Information Security, Head of Cyber Crime for Interpol Southern Africa and the National Head of the Computer Crime Unit. The last ten years he has been specializing in network and technology security at Vodacom.