Francis Haysom

Francis Haysom

Partner and Principal Analyst, Appledore Research

Francis has more than 25 years’ experience in the telecommunications and software industry. He has led the design and implementation of OSS products at some of the industry’s leading CSPs, with a track record in enabling successful transformation.

He was responsible for the creation of the Professional Services organization and services engagement model for Cramer Systems and for driving new innovation at Telcordia, and later Ericsson.

He is an acknowledged expert in inventory, fulfilment and the transition to model-based orchestration, as well as the changed services model for the successful adoption of telco cloud. His current focus is on success in the edge cloud and telecoms innovation.

Dr. Haysom received his PhD from the University of Bath and has a BSc in Engineering Science from the University of Exeter.