Global Head of Public Safety
Jan Thompson joined Ericsson in 2011 to help create Ericsson’s Public Safety practice, becoming its head in June 2014. Jan was formerly CIO at the Scottish Police where he was responsible for national Police Information and Communications Technology. Jan led the ICT organisation to deliver significant change and in doing so won five Police Awards and became a UK eGovernment Awards finalist.
Today, Jan is responsible for Ericsson’s suite of offerings which include IT support and transformation services and solutions for: Command & Control, situational awareness, mobile and fixed voice, data, and backhaul solutions. These services are delivered to Ericsson customers around the world including the Middle East, Mediterranean, Europe, Scandinavia, North and South America, Africa, and Australia.
Thompson is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Wednesday, 22 June 11.30am – Noon – Public safety and critical infrastructure protection