Isabel has over 15 years experience in both the telecoms and IT sectors, with much time spent at the intersection of the two.
Isabel has a background in strategy consulting, product development, and partner alliances at companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Motorola and Deloitte. Isabel was also a global software analyst with IDC.
As a telecom management consultant, Isabel led teams that helped companies globally with commercialization, business transformation, and strategy. She was also a speaker at industry conferences.
As a product and alliances leader, Isabel launched numerous leading edge products and services, including introducing the first 3G smartphones into EMEA, and Microsoft’s precursor to Lync to Canada and Latin America. Recently, she headed up the IOT and enterprise product management organization at a leading North American carrier where she commercialized solutions such as remote monitoring, asset tracking, security, smart grid, fleet, field service automation, enterprise mobility management, and cloud and hosting services. She also negotiated and managed corporate alliances with firms such as SAP, Accenture, and Lenovo. Isabel is a government advisor on IOT.
Early in her career, Isabel provided international SME business development and commercialization advisory services, led trade missions, and authored international trade publications as a consultant to such organizations as the World Bank and Commonwealth Secretariat.
Isabel has lived and worked globally and speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese. She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management in Toronto.
Recent reports by Isabel Chapman
ISO 37120: a smart cities standard establishes the benefits of standardizing city metrics and open data
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