Neil Anderson has more than 25 years of experience in software and networking, including software development, mobile device and network design, IP networking architectures and systems architecture. At WWT, Neil leads the mobility and access solutions team for the global technology practices, which includes wireless, location and analytics, mobile apps, routing, switching and IoT solutions for customers.
Q&A with Neil Anderson
- Tell us about your background and how you got into technology.
- I started working with technology and software while still in high school and found out I was pretty good at it, which led to studying computer science in college. Since then I’ve always tried to jump into new and different technology domains to challenge myself and grow, from software to telephony to mobile/cellular to networking to mobile apps and so on.
- What is your role at WWT?
- My role at WWT is to lead mobility and access solutions, which includes wireless, routing, switching, security, location and analytics and mobile app development. Our team directs the strategy for our go-to-market offers, working with our major technology providers and customers to develop the most impactful solutions. We also develop and showcase integrated mobility solutions within our Advanced Technology Center.
- What innovation is happening in mobility that has you really excited?
- I have a passion for mobility and mobile apps that are transforming organizations and leading to new business models. Mobility is fundamentally changing the way employees work, the way organizations interact with their customers and the way businesses need to represent themselves and deliver their products and services in the future.
- Describe a recent interaction with a customer that lead to solving a problem.
- Many of the customers I work with are embracing new ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors. It has been very rewarding to work with them to introduce new models for customer engagement and loyalty, as well as patient care and experience. A critical part of that is to understand their business models now and future in order to help them deliver the right business outcomes against their vision.
Want to know more? Check out our 37 Questions with a WWT Expert video series where Neil discusses network considerations for the transforming workspace, how to measure the quality of your network and shares his passion for STEM mentoring.