Bill Lambertson

Industry Leader, VP Global Telecommunications Industry, IBM

Bill Lambertson

Speaker Bio

With more than 30 years of leadership roles in the telecommunications industry, Bill is recognized as a deep industry expert in telecommunications. He has held several global executive roles across the Telecommunications & Media Industries at IBM.

Bill has been IBM’s champion and industry leader for IBM’s Cloud, Cloud-based Networking and 5G Edge strategy and solutions for the Telecom industry. He is actively engaged with IBM’s largest telecom clients all over the world as an expert and thought leader on transforming their business and operations to become a more agile Digital Services Provider.

Bill is an IBM Distinguished Industry Leader within the IBM Industry Academy - a vibrant and diverse community of 250 preeminent industry visionaries and leaders working together with the end goal of shaping solutions that help IBM clients thrive. IBM Industry Academy members capitalize on intra and cross-industry collaboration to develop IBM's thought leadership, cultivate future industry leaders, and drive the Global Industry Agendas.

Bill previously served as a steering committee member for the Open API and Open Digital Programs at TM Forum, the leading industry association focused on driving the next wave of digital business growth.