speaker bio

Chris Thornton

Ecosystem Development Leader - Red Hat

Chris is part of Red Hat's global telecommunications ecosystems team. He brings together partners with communications services providers to generate new revenue streams using an open platform approach. These include edge computing and private mobile networks where he brings over 10 year’s experience in edge computing, having contributed to the formation of ETSI MEC. Chris has deep OSS/BSS expertise, working with Red Hat’s key partners in this area to build future target architectures that clients can deploy.
Chris brings a blend of business development skills with a technical background, being a Distinguished Architect with the Open Group.  He holds a BA(Hons) in Accounting and a MSc in Information Security.

Wednesday 20 September | 11:05 am - 1:02 pm | CET
Catalyst Session: Unleashing tomorrow’s intelligent edge for hyper-personalized experiences and sustainable progress