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16-18 May, 2022
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Ian Hood
Chief Technologist, Global Service Providers at Red Hat


Ian Hood, one of Red Hat’s Chief Technologists who brings more than 30 years of engineering, business, and telecommunications industry leadership. Ian is a very active and sought after speaker for engagements at many emerging technology, industry, and customer forums. As a licensed Professional Engineer, Ian spent the first half of his career designing and building communications networks for operators and governments around the world (e.g Petronas Towers, MCI/Verizon, SBC/ATT, Canada Post, Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers, Bank of Canada). Prior to joining Red Hat, he was responsible for global service provider architecture at Cisco, leading their SDN/NFV vision and business transformation strategy.