GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY MEDIA, Uxbridge, United Kingdom · 2006-Present
Technology and media company offering Conjungo.com, a unique technology search and knowledge portal and directory.
Chief Operating Officer: Develop and implement business plan, setting strategy and aligning personnel and assets to achieve goals. Generate investments. Position products and services in the marketplace, creating marketing message and collateral. Oversee finance, sales, marketing & development teams. Collaborate with head of marketing to coordinate end-user, vendor and channel programmes to generate new business. Direct sales channel- and vendor-related business generation initiatives. Manage budgets. Oversee development activities, working with offshore teams in India and Poland. Create growth infrastructure.
·Created successful sales strategy to convey unique value proposition of Conjungo.com, including alliance partnerships, public relations and search engine optimisation (SEO).
·Forged agreements with major technology companies, including Cisco, HP, Symantec, Citrix, Websense and Wyse.
·Placed sites for use by numerous organisations, including the Chambers of Commerce, Reed, & IDG, which publishes TechWorld and ComputerWeekly in order to reach a massive audience.
·Raised significant capital by persuading investors of product value and utility in solving many business issues.
·Produced all Go Understand Technology section content, which is frequently cited by vendors and publishers and will shortly receive a Campaign for Real English award.