Stephen Douglas, Head of 5G Practice @ Spirent Communications; Stephen works for Spirent’s strategy organization heading the 5G practice, helping to define technical direction, new innovative solutions and market leading disruptive technologies. With over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications, Stephen has been at the cutting edge of next generation technologies and has worked across the industry with service providers, start-ups and network equipment manufacturers, helping them drive innovation and transformation. Stephen is an ardent believer in connected technology and strives to challenge, blur and break down the silos that prevent innovation and business success.
The function of the IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. As a member of the board, Steve will provide impartial input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the IoT Community, as well as the broader IoT industry.
Mobility & Connectivity in IoT Center of Excellence Vice-Chair (MCIoTCoE)
The function of the MCIoTCoE is to focus on the adoption and application of IoT across mobility and communication domains, seeking to understand and contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical and operational issues. As the Vice-Chair of the MCIoTCoE, Steve provides input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the MCIoTCoE.