Ian HoodChief Strategist, Global Service Providers and Emerging Industries at Red Hat
Ian is Chief Strategist, Global Service Providers and Emerging Industries for Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open-source technologies. Acting as a global strategic advisor engaging our community of customers and partners, catalyst for their business transformation, leveraging an open source suite of innovative, trusted, high-performing multi-vendor technologies and solutions. Ian works closely with our global customers and partners to accelerate the development and deployment of emerging digital applications and services across our target industries.
More recently, Ian was responsible for global service provider architecture at Cisco, leading their SDN/NFV vision and business transformation strategy. With his extensive background in system engineering, product management, and business, Ian has proven expertise in helping organizations navigate and succeed in today’s fast-paced competitive environment.