The online engagement platform for discussion, connection and collaboration.
Based inTunbridge Wells
Organization: Objective Designers(Business)
Lorne Mitchell is Founder and Managing Director of Objective Designers. Lorne is a seasoned consultant, commentator, interviewer and presenter at industry conferences in the Telecoms, Media and Technology sectors, having previously held senior positions in BT, MCI, AT&T, PwC and IBM. Lorne’s real passion shines through when he is moderating or leading discussions on the latest trends, disruptive services and innovative technologies that will force the industry to change over the next few years.
There is good evidence that internet exchanges are beneficial to the cities that attract them. With all the debate about internet speed, many businesses will become more effective simply by clustering in business exchange areas which co-locate computing power and high-speed internet access.
This is a major part of the design for the Internet age - yet we seem to have lost it in all the debate about broadband speeds.
I recently presented a case to the House of Lords communications committee on the structure needed for designing a set of new internet-centric networks - rather than depend on the old (copper) telephone network design.