26 February - 1 March 2018


Craig Farrell

Craig Farrell


CTO Global Telecom Industry




Dr. Craig Farrell is currently VP and Chief Technology Officer, Global Telecom Industry, at IBM. Craig is responsible for industry requirements, technology strategy, service provider frameworks, acquisitions, standards and integrating research into the various IBM telecommunications solutions. With over 20 years Telecom experience Craig is also a member of the advisory board of the Telemanagement Forum (TMF). Craig joined IBM in 2006 as part of IBM's acquisition of Micromuse where he served as the Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Micromuse Craig was the CEO, President, and Chief Technology Officer of NETWORK HARMONi which Micromuse acquired in 2003. NETWORK HARMONi evolved from NDG Software, a software utility company that Craig cofounded in Australia.  Prior to forming NDG Software, he was on the faculty of the Department of Computer Science at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, and was also an adjunct fellow at the Australian Telecommunications Research Institute (ATRI).