May 8-11, 2017

Speaker Details

Ian Hood
Chief Technologist, Global Service Provider Red Hat

High impact, results oriented professional with excellent technical and communications skills, business acumen, and team leadership.

Experience in product and business strategy, global product launches, economic analysis, solutions marketing, and systems engineering.  Led the development and delivery of multiple software and hardware solutions, each of them generating market share growth and hundreds of millions to billions in revenue. Deep technical and business knowledge of Video, Mobile Internet, Carrier Ethernet, and Cloud-based networking architectures that span both Service Provider and Enterprise markets. Led many global product launches driving billions in incremental revenues.

Comprehensive hardware and software technology depth across many domains including Carrier Ethernet, Mobile / Wireless, Security, Video, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Virtualization, Cloud-Based / Managed Services, Routing, and Optical Transport.