Joann currently leads the Digital Ecosystem and Labs initiatives at TM Forum. She is a transformative technology leader who recognizes the importance of APIs, 5G, IoT and automation in achieving a true digital strategy. Joann has led the TM Forum’s Open API initiative from concept to global success as an enabler to the zero-integration economy and has significant experience leading complex large-scale transformation programs for a number of global organizations.
The Digital Ecosystem program is currently exploring the role and impact of emerging technologies on different industry verticals including healthcare, manufacturing, media/entertainment and smart cities. She has a mixture of technical and management background, enjoying both equally. Joann has a BS in Information Technology majoring in Telecommunications from Dublin City University and MBA from Open University.