Alan Quayle wanders the world helping people gain an edge in high tech. His 29-year career spans BT, Lucent (now Nokia), Cambridge Technology Partners, founding Teltier (one of the first Telecom API companies, sold to Cisco in 2003) and 16 years as an independent focused on the intersection of IT, Web and Telecoms. Customers range from global leaders like AT&T, Verizon, Etisalat, BT, Telstra, Ericsson, Huawei, and Oracle; to innovative start-ups like Apigee (sold to Google), Camiant (sold to Oracle), Layer 7 (sold to CA), Apidaze (sold to VoIP Innovations), Tropo (sold to Cisco), Nexmo (sold to Vonage), Telesign (sold to BICS), Flowroute (sold to West) and many more. He founded TADHack, the largest global hackathon over one weekend (4000 registrations in 2017 and 2018); and TADSummit, the largest conference focused on programmable telecoms (CXTech). He has a MEng, MBA, CEng, MIET, and MIEEE.