Managing Director / CTO
Headed by Mr. Stephen 'Steve' Bird, who has over 30 years of IT experience and is recognized worldwide as an expert in IT management technologies, having been invited to participate in several vendor advisory boards as well as to advise numerous vendors on product technologies and directions, ION Management Solutions, Inc. was a spinoff from InTotality in Australia and is now an independent Philippine-based business which started its operations in 2009.
Prior to his present position, he was a managing director and CTO of InTotality which he founded in 2003. He has extensive experience not only in virtualization and IT management technologies, but also in networking, systems, applications, security and IT infrastructure design. Previous experience includes 7 years at Cabletron Systems as the senior hardware and software engineer in Australia & New Zealand and as Product Manager of IT Management systems for Asia Pacific; prior to this, he was employed by a Canberra based integrator and served 9 years in the Australian Defense Force as a secure communications and cryptographic specialist. Over the last 30 years, he has designed solutions for many of top 200 organizations across Asia Pacific, including systems for Telstra, Optus, Energy Australia, HSBC, ANZ, Meralco, PLDT Group, PhilamLife and Telecom Sigma Indonesia.