Ian is Chief Technologist, Global Service Provider Business at Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technologies. Ian brings more than 30 years of engineering, business, and telecommunications industry leadership to Red Hat. Acting as a catalyst and trusted advisor, Ian brings together a wealth of industry and open source community insight to help our customers flourish in the digital economy.
More recently, Ian was responsible for global service provider architecture at Cisco, leading their SDN/NFV portfolio vision and business transformation strategy. With his extensive background in system engineering, product management, and business development, Ian has proven expertise in helping organizations navigate and succeed in today’s fast-paced competitive environment.