Driven executive leader with over 20 years senior level global experience in telecommunications and digital transformation, with a strong technology, strategy and innovation background across mobile/fixed networks, Internet of Things, security, cloud, edge, data analytics/ AI. Expertise in building, integrating and delivering innovative technologies, products and solutions to market, across Private and Public sector within Enterprise.
In depth experience in automotive, transportation and manufacturing, building cross-industry partnerships and alliances to enable disruptive growth and market impact through introduction of new technology innovation and customer co-creation. Leading portfolio and industry efforts on application of Quantum Computing and Quantum Safe in Telecommunications.
Lory Thorpe is an IBM Telco Industry Partner, leading the IBM Consulting Global Offering Portfolio for 5G and Telco Transformation and the Chair of the GSMA Post Quantum Telco Network Task Force.