Ian Turkington is Vice President of Architecture and APIs at the TM Forum where he is responsible for the Cloud Native IT & Networks theme. Ian also leads the collaboration work with TM Forum members focused on developing the Open Digital Architecture and Open API standards.
Formerly head of the Enterprise Architecture Centre of Excellence at BT, he worked toward developing the operator’s enterprise architecture capability. In prior roles at BT, he was chair of the Technology Strategy Board which provided a forum for managing directors and CTIOs to improve awareness of new technologies, including NFV, SDN, blockchain and big data.
He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Queen’s University of Belfast where he lives with wife.