Andy Davidson returns to ASK4 as CTO and Product Director

The creator of ASK4’s 4Network product, Andy Davidson returns to the ASK4 Group as Chief Technology Officer and Product Director.

(L) Andy Davidson, CTO and Product Director, (R) Andrew Dutton, CEO, ASK4 | PBSA News
(L) Andy Davidson, CTO and Product Director, (R) Andrew Dutton, CEO at ASK4.

The creator of ASK4’s award-winning 4Network product, Andy Davidson, returns to the ASK4 Group as Chief Technology Officer and Product Director. Andy worked within ASK4’s R&D function in 2015/16 – and is the first major appointment to be made by ASK4’s new CEO, who joined the Group in October 2021 following Founder, Jonathan Burrows who stepped down as CEO after 21 years.

“The creation of this role is a significant, strategic investment that signals ASK4’s clear intent to enhance our technology platform and to develop new products and services for our clients and customers. Andy Davidson was the first and natural choice for the role, bringing with him a wealth of specialist sector experience, an existing and meaningful understanding of the clients we serve, and an ability to create innovative and practical solutions to challenging technical issues. I am delighted to welcome Andy to the team.” 

Andrew Dutton, CEO, ASK4

Andy’s most recent roles include CTO at Asteroid International, an Internet Exchange Point provider, and the CTO of Allegro Networks. Andy was a Director of LONAP for ten years and is currently a Director of Euro-IX and IXLeeds. 

“It was a genuine pleasure to work with the ASK4 team back in 2015 and I have closely followed the company’s progress in recent years. There is enormous potential within the Group for developing an offering that adds significant additional value for clients in multiple sectors, and I am thrilled to be taking up this position to help shape that proposition.”

Andy Davidson, CTO and Product Director, ASK4

ASK4 is a specialist provider of broadband and WiFi services to multiple sectors including purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). Specialists in multi-tenant living, their expertise and knowledge enable them to deliver resilient, high-performing services to a variety of clients throughout the UK and Europe.

“I have known Andy for many years and our paths have crossed professionally on numerous occasions. I have no doubt that Andy will enable us to take full advantage of a host of technological advances, and that he will do so in a way that maximises value and positive outcomes for our clients, our end users and our team.”

Jon Thornhill, Commercial and Strategy Director, ASK4