Walters, Kenn

Dr. Kenn Walters

ISG Distinguished Analyst and Executive Advisor, Global

Phone: +34 607 906677

E-Mail: Kenn.Walters@isg-one.com

QualificationMr. Walters is a commercially astute and highly skilled Senior Executive with over 40 years’ experience in directing and managing major technology projects and development programs, with a speciality in networking and communications of all types, as well as extensive experience in global management consultancy. A competent strategist capable of delivering innovative plans and activities designed to facilitate enhanced operational performance and process improvement. Possessing a strong track record of driving change, innovation and business improvement with extensive business start-up, turnaround and transformation experience; achieving significant and sustainable bottom line improvement. Widely regarded as a strong and supportive leader who thrives in challenging and high pressurise environments internationally and in differing cultures.

Projects on behalf of ISGKenn is fully conversant with and consults in a variety of industries with regards to the latest and near future trends in business and technologies, leading many projects, including designing and starting Smart Cities and Cloud infrastructures, Networks, Mobile and mixed infrastructure enterprise and national networks, (including their security), automation and augmented reality, as well as writing as a Distinguished Analyst for ISG Inc (https://insights.isg-one.com/) in areas such as Cloud managed networks, SDDC, SDN and digital disruptors. In addition, Kenn is author and global lead analyst of Software Defined Networking and Digital Business Transformation ISG Provider Lens programmes.
Career HistoryKenn’s previous roles have included Global Consulting Manager and Vice President at META Group (USA & EMEA), Founding ‘(start-up) director and Interim CxO of Viag Interkom Germany, (Founder and Operator license winner of what is now O2 Germany), VP and Board advisor to ITT Corporation America, VP Telecoms Practice CAP Gemini Consulting EMEA, and Interim VP and Board advisor to IBM Corp USA and Siemens/Nixdorf, as well as multiple interim CxO positions.
Education and CredentialsKenn Walters holds a BSc, from Highbury in the U.K., an MSc and a Ph.D. in Computers/Communications and information systems (Major Telecommunication) from UCSD, USA and has completed postgraduate studies in Management, H.R. and Corporate finance & law in (amongst others), St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as being a Fellow of the British Computing Society (BCS) and member of NY academy of sciences.