Alan has for two decades working at the bleeding edge of IT and Telecoms; he is an independent Engineer (MEng, CEng, MIET, MIEEE) that focused on the commercialization of technology. Work experience includes: BT, Cambridge Technology Partners, founded Teltier (sold to Cisco) and 10 years as an independent focused on intersection of IT, Web and Telecoms. Customers range from global leaders like AT&T, Etisalat, M1, Telstra, Huawei, and Oracle; to innovative start-ups like Apigee, AppTrigger (sold to Metaswitch), Camiant (sold to Oracle), Guavus, Layer 7 (sold to CA), OpenCloud, and Tropo. He is on the advisory board of hSenid Mobile, Sigma Systems, and Telestax.
He has worked with most of the leading Telcos, suppliers, industry bodies, and many developers on service innovation. His research on service innovation has been downloaded over 125,000 times on Slideshare in 2013 putting him in the 1% of most viewed users.
For more information check out his weblog,www.alanquayle.com/blog. One of his side projects is helping build the telecom application developer ecosystem; TADHack, www.tadhack.com, and TADSummit, www.tadsummit.com, are global events, created and driven by the grassroots of the industry to help developers discover the latest ways to add communications to their application, services and business processes.