Frank Bennett | Cloud industry forum

Frank Bennett

Frank Bennett

Deputy Chair – Cloud Industry Forum

Frank is a cloud computing pioneer and has advised many companies on go-to-market strategies. He is the accredited inventor of Market Technology Readiness Levels at developed during his time as an Expert Advisor to the EU Horizon 2020 CloudWatch2 programme.  He has advised many companies including Microsoft, Google, IBM, Avaya, Verizon, Intel, Avnet, VMware, Citrix, TechData, CommVault to name a few.

He has authored books for both Microsoft and Google, the most recent can be found at  To record his industry musings and other areas of professional interest he maintains a blog at and Twitter @fboncloud.

Frank holds the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Professional Diploma, a Fellow of the RSA, member of the Ernst & Young Regional Independent Director Programme, KPMG Connect On Board and Financial Times Non-Executive Director Club.  In 2018 he completed the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School and advises businesses on planning for business continuity in this new age of data protection regulation.