Lorcan Burke

Lorcan Burke

Director RAN, VMware

Lorcan has been solving network challenges for over 30 years, helping clients innovate and get more value from their radio network infrastructures. He’s worked with every generation of mobile technology, in every corner of the world. He’s started and sold companies, worked in sales and as an operator, worked as tech support and launched mobile networks. You could say he knows RAN very well indeed!

Lorcan’s focus is on bringing a software-oriented approach to RAN, and leading VMware to use its technology and expertise to virtualise radio networking for its customers – helping them reduce overall cost, connect more people and become platforms for application development in the next few years.Over his career, Lorcan has built solutions with and for Amazon, Google, Facebook, Orange, Vodafone, T-Mobile, O2 and Softbank.

Of his current role, Lorcan says “I’m fortunate to work with an exceptional team at VMware. Between us we have deep experience, and we’ve worked on some of the game-changing innovations in the mobile era. And because we only have success when our customers have success, the attitude here is all about service, and I find that so galvanising.”