Vernon Turner

Principal and Chief Strategist


Executive with hands on consulting experience to take customers who are starting with the thoughts of what connected devices can do to change their business models with the end goal of creating better customer experiences. Tearing down the competitive landscape by being able to look at markets, innovation, and customer trends to build disruptive solutions is what I do each day. Relish the challenges to continually advice on the most advanced, resilient and performing data center infrastructures using ‘data science’ techniques as a foundation.

Enable digital transformation and new service development by aligning disruptive market influences with current business workflows. Identify opportunities to converge IT and OT (operations technology), edge computing, and as-a-servicebusiness models. Incorporate emerging technology functionality from 5G, blockchain, artificial intelligence(AI), digital twin, machine learning,and augmented reality (AR) into smart buildings, healthcare, smart city, autonomous driving, connected industry, and energy.

Senior product marketing manager specializing in IoT product & partner management, portfolio management, and positioning. Successful 20-year caree rincludes extensive ICT industry experience and recognition as a global IoT leader. Accomplished revenue driver; translate market knowledge into value propositions and ownend-to-end product marketing plans, including go-to-market. Cross-functional thought leader and subject matter expert on customer and market needs. Orchestrate alignment across engineering, marketing, and sales. Build multi-functional global teams and break down silos.


• Infrastructure Services
• Data Center Management
• CIO and IT executive consulting
• Strategic IT planning for business and technology
• IT Futurist
• Mult-national Corporation (MNC) consulting
• Building high impact organizations
• Disruptive Innovation
• Internet of Things (IoT), Converged Infrastructure of Servers, Storage and Networks
• Edge Computing
• Artificial Intelligence
• Robotics / Drones
• Machine/Deep Learning
• Digital Twins
• Enterprise software
• Product Management
• Strategic planning