Summary

Over 20 years experience in the mobile applications & services space, working with network operators, application & service vendors and content providers. Worked in large, blue chip organisations and small start-up environments, domestically, internationally and globally. A unique combination of depth of experience and breadth of perspective in the wireless industry.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Head of Mobile Services

Yell Group
Getting millions of consumers to search and find local businesses in the UK with their mobile phones!
Sep 2001 - May 2008

Proposition & Corporate Marketing, Strategy, Business Development and Sales Consultancy

Consultant/Interim Manager
Varying-term contracts in marketing, sales, business and corporate development functions. Recent assignments include the following. Vodafone UK Marketing - Online Business Unit Vodafone UK Marketing - Enterprise Business Unit Vodafone Group Business Marketing Various other vendors and investors in mobile communications - Development of the marketing strategy, business development, proposition creation and launch in consumer and business markets of SMS/MMS messaging applications, network and enterprise server-based mobile data applications, enhanced OSS/BSS solutions, push-to-talk (PTT/PoC) propositions, high-performance data processing solutions and Web 2.0/SaaS applications – along with organisational management & development, investment appraisal, supplier management and partner & investor relations. • Generated business opportunities producing in excess of $10M for clients
2007 - 2008

Senior Product Manager (Interim)

Vodafone UK, Online Business
Jul 2005 - Dec 2006

Group Marketing Director

Telsis Limited
Stewardship of company-wide marketing strategy Ownership of product definition, market positioning, market analysis, marcomms and brand development · Development of full picture of market for Telsis text and voice products · Devise and execute marketing strategy including brand and products · Customer relationship programmes, contact and dialogue with existing and potential customers · Analysis of competitor activity · Development of business cases for new products and services · Development of a World-class marketing team
Nov 2003 - Jun 2005

Director, Global Partners, Alliances & Vodafone

SmartTrust
Jun 1999 - Oct 2001

Director of Marketing & Corporate Development, EMEA

SignalSoft Corp.
Nov 1996 - Jun 1999

Head of Value-Added Services

BT Cellnet (02)
Aug 1988 - Nov 1996

Business & Marketing Manager

Vodafone

Education

Education
Oct 1997 - Present

Dip. Mgmt

OUBS
2005 - 2006

MSc

OUBS
1997 - 1999

MBA

Henley Management College/OUBS
1980 - 1983

Mechanical Engineering

Staffordshire University