Advisor to 19Gauge
David is an international telecommunications business executive with decades of experience mainly in the complex world of telecommunications.
He held senior positions at MDS Global Ltd which specialised in providing fully real time enabled BSS/OSS technology stacks to Mobile Network and Virtual Operators for both fixed and mobile products.
Previous roles included Sales and Marketing Director at the public communications division of Marconi Plc which required the ability to negotiate successfully with the incumbent national network operators of dozens of countries around the globe.
At the other end of the scale David founded 2 successful start-ups using vertical and affinity marketing techniques to over-index market share.
His experience demonstrates deep expertise in business development and progressing promising discussion through to highly productive and profitable business relationships. This experience is grounded in reality and he has a keen appreciation of the importance of getting invoices out of the door and cash in the bank!
An excellent working knowledge of the real challenges in building technical solutions to support highly complex operational processes is important in ensuring expectations of all interested parties are properly managed.
His most recent experience has been with the global phenomenon of Mobile Virtual Networks (MVNOs). Notable clients included iD Mobile, The UK Post Office, Eircom, British Telecom, and Vadsa (Mexico).
He is a natural leader of teams, emphasising integrity, trust and professionalism while encouraging each individual to use their respective strengths to the common good.