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About me

I am...


Interim COO, CCO, CIO

Solutionist

Innovator

Business Transformer

Digital Transformer

Coach, Advisor, Mentor

Technology thought leader

A strategic leader of international telecom, technology, media, software/ SAAS, and fintech organisations. Experienced in driving highly transactional businesses with blue chips, start-ups, and scale-ups.  An entrepreneurial leader with a track record of building winning teams to delivering growth and profitability for innovative digital ventures.

What I'm working on

Software development consultant - Project evaluation, Remedial action

An investor has spent a large sum with an overseas software developer and does not know the status of the program.
Hired to evaluate and propose remedial action including:
MVP, Audit business case review, requirements vs deliverables, project timeline, product. Time to market. Legal and IP, etc.

Providing OTT Industry 4.0 value added services to Mobile operators

Hired to provide turnkey managed SMART services for a variety of projects to telco providers.

- Buildings as a Service.
- Smart Bike
- EV Charging
- Smart Rail
- Digital Twin
- SustainabilityTowards Net zero


Empowering CEOs, Leaders , SME Business Owners.

40+ years of leadership in senior and CxO positions.
Executive coaching and mentorship; looking over the horizon at business and personal challenges through key components of EQ, Self-Trust, Negative Capability. Once these key components are embraced you can soar higher!

Sales Strategy Advisory

Advising and creating Sales and Business Development strategy and go to market, for blue-chip.

Experience & achievements

Creating A €100m Managed Service Business

A mobile operator was failing to capitalise on growing consumer demand for 3rd party content, placing it at a significant competitive disadvantage. Appointed to deliver remedial action

Results:
Delivered platform and services
Executed 60+ branded partner contracts
Drove annual revenues to £108m

Creating and deploying innovative technology in challenging conditions

Program and Commercial Director for a groundbreaking Mobile Money Solution for the UK Gov't in Nigeria. Delivered service in difficult operating conditions that created in excess of US$19m during its pilot. platform has the capability to scale to millions,

Rapid Business Turnaround - App Store Global Handset Manufacturer

A board decision by multinational to move to a new online retail platform had publicly failed.
Appointed to deliver rapid remedial action and grow the business.

Results:
Preserved existing customer base. Grew active users from 300,000 to 11M (6 mths).
Increased monthly revenue by 48% to €36m

Reducing Product Development from Years to Months - Multinational Corp

Concurrent engineering project reduced a multinational corporation's product development from 3 years to just 20 weeks; Using smart communication technology, modified processes, and rapid production. Now commonly used in most industries. e.g Vaccine development
IBM UK Innovator of the year Award

My top skills

I resolve wicked business and technology problems

With over 30 years of experience creating innovative solutions, solving complex business situations in global leadership roles. Pioneering business and technology services that no one had thought of.
Commercial Management
Executive Leadership
Operations Management
Advisory / Mentorship
Business Strategy
Technology

About me

I am...


Interim COO, CCO, CIO

Solutionist

Innovator

Business Transformer

Digital Transformer

Coach, Advisor, Mentor

Technology thought leader

A strategic leader of international telecom, technology, media, software/ SAAS, and fintech organisations. Experienced in driving highly transactional businesses with blue chips, start-ups, and scale-ups.  An entrepreneurial leader with a track record of building winning teams to delivering growth and profitability for innovative digital ventures.

What I am available for

Open to provide mentorship
Open to be mentored
Open to new projects
Provides freelancing services
Open to advise companies
Interested in permanent opportunities

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