Ian was born Kashmir and spend the early part of his childhood in the politically turbulent region that saw a height of insurgency and militancy in the 1990’s. Now based in Toronto, Canada Ian is as a technology executive, author & speaker. His recent work includes Cloud Wars, The Internet of Things & the Future of Innovation, Make Me Like You, 21 Steps, Get Ahead & The Internet of Things – A Concise Introduction and other titles. Ian is also frequent contributor to industry publications, including the Huffington Post, Techvibes, McGraw Hill Education and others. Ian hosts the Innovation Times podcast and as a musician sings and plays the Djembe and Didgeridoo.