Ian D Oliver
As co-founder and President of Versant Solutions Group, Ian leads a team of industry leaders possessing decades of experience in the design and implementation of broadband networks and in advanced computing technology, including AI, to deliver a suite of applications that allow network operators to build the right network, in the right place, at the right time, for the right cost.
Ian has built a career on pulling order out chaos, having a good idea of what's going to happen next, and cutting trail for others to follow.
He has developed and sharpened his abilities over a 35-year run in the television, broadband, and telecom industries in North America and overseas, having been responsible for the planning and execution of large-scale, complex initiatives, typically involving rapidly evolving technology.
Ian's range of experience from the field to senior management allows him to move effortlessly between the front lines and the boardroom to build powerful teams of smart people. He has a finely-honed ability to distill the truly fundamental factors in complicated circumstances, then to develop and implement both strategic and tactical approaches that obtain the desired objectives.