Joann’s career spans over 20 years in technology, ranging from consumer electronics, telecommunications mobile switching to OSS/BSS and more recently to industry collaboration. Joann is currently the program lead for TM Forum’s Open API initiative, chair of the API Steering Committee and lead for the Open Hack program. Joann has significant experience leading complex large scale transformation programs for a number of organizations. She has a mixture of technical and management background, enjoying both equally, she has a BS in Information Technology majoring in Telecommunications from Dublin City University and MBA from Open University.
Joann is entrepreneurial in nature and is innovative in bringing together companies to collaborate and create a new infrastructure for the future. She particularly enjoys working across different technology disciplines. She believes in sustainable technology for good. Enjoys hiking and art. @JoannOBrien1