Phil Turner is chief technology officer at Datatrend Technologies. In the role, he’s responsible for leading sales and business development efforts as well as staying closely involved in hands-on engineering, solution design and system architecture activities. He’s 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 joining Datatrend, Phil worked for 18 years at IBM. He started there 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 26 years of total industry experience, Phil brings the kind of 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 a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. In his spare time, he enjoys auto racing, sevens rugby and volunteering in his community.