Vernon Turner

Vernon Turner

  • SVP Enterprise Systems & Fellow for The Internet of Things
  • IDC

Vernon Turner serves as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Systems and IDC Fellow for The Internet of Things. He 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. Finally, Mr. Turner is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and Financial Times as well as commenting on technology showcases for CNBC, CNNfn, and international media outlets.

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.