Digital CxO and Lecturer
Ian is a digital transformation leader and CTO/COO/CISO, by another name. He ensures continual digital transformation for businesses, including new products and services such as IoT, blockchain, AI and quantum computing. He aims to find, manage and champion what’s new before everyone else does. Ian has over 25 years in Microsoft technologies and others, leading the latest digital transformation and automated business value in financial and professional services industries in EMEA, the US and AsiaPac. Before joining Microsoft as Digital Advisor, I was COO at Leman Solicitors, Ireland’s first paperless law firm, in Dublin. A Computer Science graduate of University College Dublin, Ian has spent ten years delivering new technology in the United States, becoming VP of technology engineering in New York, with leading investment banks Credit Suisse and earlier at ING. This was followed by more than ten years in London as CTO with global asset management and fintech firms, including Fauchier Partners (as part of BNP Paribas), and J.P. Morgan spin out at London Diversified Fund Management LLP (LDFM) and a number of technology and consulting roles at global firms, including McKinsey & Co and Align.com.