Vernon Turner

Vernon Turner » SVP, Enterprise & Research Fellow, IoT, IDC

Vernon Turner serves as Senior Vice President , Enterprise and Research Fellow (Internet of Things). Vernon has helped drive research on the evolution of the Internet Of Things, the next-generation Internet Infrastructure including cloud computing, converged IT infrastructures, micro-processors and modular server and datacenter designs. Mr. Turner has recently created IDC’s leading Internet Of Things research domain, and is a member of the IoT World Forum Steering Committee.

Mr. Turner has a strong CIO-supported background in the technology requirements of the finance and banking communities. Within the last year, Vernon has addressed international CIO-based events in Dubai, Monte Carlo, Johannesburg, Guiyang, Shenzhen, Seoul, and  Tokyo. Finally Mr. Turner is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and Financial Times as well as being ranked within the Top 10 IoT influencers by Appinions.Com.

Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Turner was Vice President, Technology Services, with State Street Bank in Boston where he managed the deployment of ICT across a multi-data center environment. He held similar responsibilities at Fidelity Investments.

Mr. Turner holds degrees from Babson College and Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, England.