Brian Naughton

Brian Naughton

Brian Naughton is the Chief Technology Officer at Accanto. He has over 25 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry, starting his career at Nortel Networks and later leading Group OSS Architecture at the Operator C&W. Brian has created a number of industry initiatives ranging from founding ETSI’s Mobile Edge Compute working group, founding the Product and Service Assembly Initiative (BT, C&W, Colt, QinetQ, Oracle, Microsoft) and leading OSS through Java Initiative. Brian joined IBM as an Executive in their Telco Mega Deals team and most recently held responsibility as the Head of IBM’s Telco Software Business.

Brian has a Bachelor in Computer Engineering from University of Limerick and Post Graduate in Software Engineering from Oxford University. 

2018 was hard work for the telecoms sector. NFV continued to be a hard slog and the race to 5G was on. But while telcos…

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