REPLAY: IM Webinar with DELL Technologies

Published: July 11, 2023 in ,



Innovation Martlesham was delighted to welcome guest speakers Corman Whelan, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Telecom Systems Business and Gavin Smith,  Network Account Director, Telecom Systems Business, both of DELL Technologies to be give a presentation entitled ‘Catalysing the Open Telecom Ecosystem'

DELL Technologies is building the Open Telecom Ecosystem to accelerate innovation in the telecom industry and help you (1) Modernize your network so you can support new services and get them to market faster and (2) unlock new enterprise opportunities to drive revenue growth.

During their webinar we heard how DELL Technologies do this by:

• Bringing together technology partners, communications service providers and enterprise customers to enrich and expand the Open Telecom Ecosystem

• Bringing global telecoms expertise, experience, and relationships to you to help you develop, market and sell your services into the enterprise market

• Providing a comprehensive portfolio of open, flexible products and solutions, all backed by our global support and secure supply chain

And what’s more? DELL Technologies helps you achieve all this and more with sustainability at the core of everything we do.  Our technology helps transform not just your organization, but the future of our planet; by delivering solutions and products designed through sustainable innovation.



In January 2021 Cormac took on his latest role as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for the Telecom Services Business at Dell Technologies.

Cormac was previously the CEO for the UK & Ireland at Nokia, having taken up this role in January 2016. In this role he led all operations for the UK & Ireland markets including sales, business management, operations and government relations.

As a senior executive over more than two decades in several global blue-chip organisations, Cormac has extensive experience in sales, marketing and business development.

In addition, he has proven expertise in strategic planning and driving transformation and change management in large scale businesses. Prior to his Nokia position, Cormac led the Alcatel-Lucent business in the UK & Ireland. Earlier positions included senior roles at BT, the largest telecommunications operator in the UK, and international roles at UUNET and Motorola.

Cormac is originally from Dublin in Ireland where he obtained his degree from Trinity College before moving to the UK in 1987. Throughout his career he has travelled extensively and has worked in the USA, France, Belgium and the Czech Republic.

He is a former advisory board member of the South East Area Board of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity, and lives in Sussex, UK with his wife and daughter, where he tries to indulge his passion for golf.


Gavin leads the Telco relationships into several strategic telco’s in the UK&I for Dell Technologies. Gavin has 12+ years’ experience working within the network industry, working across Telecommunications, Global Banking, FMCG & Education.



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