Ian Smith
Technology Consultant
Copper Horse

Based in the UK, Ian presently a technology consultant at Copper Horse specialising in the Internet of Things, Mobile Telecommunications and Cyber-Security.

Working at the forefront of technology for over 25 years, Ian has helped numerous global organisations achieve major technology firsts. This has included the development of the GSMA’s globally recognised IoT Security Guidelines and Embedded SIM (eSIM/iSIM) solutions for IoT services.  He has also held leading roles within network operators, such as Three and Orange, driving the development of the world’s first 2G, 3G and 4G handsets and associated mobile internet services.

Most recently, in 2020, Ian has supported the development of MIPI Alliance’s IoT strategy which included the development of a white paper which outlines how the latest MIPI specifications can help IoT developers achieve key device design goals such as low power consumption, low cost/complexity and long lifecycles. Ian holds a B.Eng. in Electronic Engineering.