Dr. Ian Oliver

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (Cybersecurity) at Nokia Bell Labs

​Dr. Ian Oliver is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs working on Trusted and High-integrity Cyber Security applied to 5G, 6G, Metaverse, NFV, Edge and IoT devices with particular emphasis on the safety-critical domains, such as future railway, medical devices and medical systems.

Currently building "The Trusted 6G Metaverse".

He holds a visiting position at Aalto University Neurobiology Dept. working on application of cyber security and trust techniques to future medical application as well as lecturing on the subject of medical device cybersecurity.

Other areas of active research include privacy engineering and various topics related to information theory, measurement of privacy and semantics.

He held a Research Fellow position 2012-2019 at the University of Brighton working with the Visual Modelling Group on diagrammatic forms of reasoning, description logics with the occasional foray into category theory.

Prior to these he has worked as the privacy architect and officer for Here and Nokia Services; and for eleven years at Nokia Research Centre working with Semantic Web, UML, formal methods and hardware-software co-design. He has also worked at Helsinki University of Technology and Aalto University teaching formal methods and modelling with UML.

He is the author of the book "Privacy Engineering: A data flow and ontological approach" and hold over 200 patents and academics papers.