Software Engineer at Vonage @ London, England Metropolitan Area
Global Senior Director | Investor | APAC Leader | ICT Exec | Services Head | Technologist | Telco & Cloud Specialist
My passion for technology started at the age of 10, when I borrowed my uncles Commodore 64 (with tape drive!) and started programming in BASIC. From there I studied IT in secondary school, graduated university with an honours degree in Computer Engineering, ran my own start-up IT businesses, and over the last 20+ years have held Sales and Services leadership roles in prominent software, cloud and networking companies around the world.
An accomplished Global ICT leader in both managerial and individual contributor capacities, with a strength for understanding the impact of technology on business. Adept in consultative selling of value based solutions, helping customers achieve their desired business outcomes. Excels in start-up or growth environments that require an entrepreneurial mindset, for market entry of innovative or transformational offerings.
Extensive international experience, leading multi-language, multi-cultural, geographically distributed teams. Resided in Singapore (PR since 2009), Malaysia, Japan, Germany, Australia.
Large network of over 10,000 connections in Asia Pacific and globally, including key contacts in customers, partners, and analysts.
Constantly driven to be resourceful, dependable, professional, energetic, communicative.
Rather than hearing from me though about what I think my strengths are, I invite you to read from the 80+ references provided below by people who have worked with me across the world.
Functional Expertise; Strategy, Planning, Pre-Sales, Business Development, Sales, Operations, Partners & Alliances, Sales Enablement, Marketing, Solutions Management, Project Management, Consulting, Professional Services, Managed Services, Outsourcing, Network Operations.
Technology Expertise: Telecoms (Fixed & Mobile), Cloud (Public, Private, Hybrid, Telco), 5G, RAN, Edge, AI, ML, IoT, Security, NFV, SDN, SD-WAN, Containers, Automation, Virtualization, Video Optimization, SaaS, Enterprise Software, OSS/BSS, FTTX, Routing, Open source development.