Niall Norton

General Manager, Networking Software Division, Amdocs

Niall Norton

Speaker Bio


Recognised as one of the 100 influential people in Telecoms by Global Telecoms Business in 2017, and the ITLG "Silicon Valley 50" Top Irish and Irish-American Tech Executives in 2014, Niall Norton was appointed as a General Manager in Amdocs Technology division responsible for Network Software in April 2021, following the acquisition of Openet by Amdocs in August 2020. Niall served as Chief Executive Officer and Board member for Openet Telecom since 2006 and during his tenure at Openet, the company was recognised by winning Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards 2017, the European ntrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 (TECHTOUR), the Irish Software Association Company of the Year 2012 and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 (Ireland).

Prior to Openet, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Telefónica.

He holds a Certificate in Management Excellence from Harvard Business School, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and holds a  degree in Commerce from University College, Dublin.