Phil Turner is Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Datatrend Technologies. He is responsible for leading sales and business development efforts, as well as being involved in hands-on engineering, solution design and system architecture activities. He is also deeply involved in strategy and development of new initiatives, and the development of the organization’s expanded solution and technical portfolio. Phil joined Datatrend in 2007 as Director of Enterprise Solutions and Business Development, and became CTO in 2014.
Prior to Datatrend, Phil worked at IBM for 18 years. He began in server sales and progressed into a variety of management positions in global marketing, system engineering, and sales. With a “contagious passion” for IT, Phil has earned numerous awards for sustained outstanding individual performance and teamwork. With extensive years of industry experience, Phil brings seasoned leadership and expertise that has helped grow Datatrend into a top IT reseller and service provider.
Phil graduated from the University of Alberta with his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In his spare time, Phil enjoys auto racing, sevens rugby and volunteering in his community.