Ian has now set out on a freelance consulting journey, after many years of employment. He can help you with AWS architecture, instigating innovation, and experimenting with emerging technology. As Head of Innovation at software testing consultancy ROQ, Ian was applying these skills in the field of software testing, and along the way gained a keen appreciation for testers and their work. Previously, at IBM, he worked with outsourcing clients to establish joint innovation programmes and ran many innovation-related events. These ranged from putting on hackathons and running Design Thinking workshops, to teaching innovation management and mentoring students in IBM’s Extreme Blue internship programme. His current explorations are focused around machine learning and Python. If you live in Ilkley, you might have seen him walking the damp streets in the late evening, concealed under a hat.
- Short Bio:Ian is a freelance consultant in innovation and AWS architecture. During his time at IBM and ROQ, he has developed a passion for exploring emerging technologies and helping companies to innovate. Currently passionate about Design Thinking, machine learning and Python.