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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 experience

Jun 2008Present

Head of Mobile Services

Yell Group
Getting millions of consumers to search and find local businesses in the UK with their mobile phones!
Sep 2001May 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
20072008

Senior Product Manager (Interim)

Vodafone UK, Online Business
Jul 2005Dec 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 2003Jun 2005

Director, Global Partners, Alliances & Vodafone

SmartTrust
Jun 1999Oct 2001

Director of Marketing & Corporate Development, EMEA

SignalSoft Corp.
Nov 1996Jun 1999

Head of Value-Added Services

BT Cellnet (02)
Aug 1988Nov 1996

Business & Marketing Manager

Vodafone

Education

Oct 1997Present

Dip. Mgmt

OUBS
20052006

MSc

OUBS
19971999

MBA

Henley Management College/OUBS
19801983

Mechanical Engineering

Staffordshire University