Technology consulting background in Financial Services with blue chip firms; Deloitte, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and Accenture, last 9 years in Telco fixed line and Mobile Cellular markets. Telco experience engaging and influencing as Lead Enterprise Architect at CPW and at C-level as the OpCo’s General Manager of a start-up MNO of the Zain Group, with full P&L accountability and responsibilities for operations and 3G/LTE network rollout, operational capabilities development across marketing, sales and distribution organization of the start up to deliver voice and Mobile Broadband data services, and mobile-money pilot in an emergent market.
As Managing Consultant previously my interest and most recent engagements were in M2M and IOT with Jasper and Telefonica in Local and Central Deployments in UK. Prior to that, I was engaged in leading a Telco startup in emerging markets, development end-to-end and delivery of a startup Telco operator’s market assessment, Business Strategy, Business Plan and budget development and execution, and in overseeing and developing the Cellco’s integrated roadmaps and commercial plans for marketing, sales, customer service and the spend requirements and forecasts for Capex, Opex to achieve set revenue, EBITDA and market share targets of the startup Telco MNO, providing leadership on strategic initiatives; Mobile-money and Mobile Financial Services (MFS) opportunity assessment, delivering strategy and business plans, the approach and methodology for success and go to market in a multi-stakeholder ecosystem requiring approval of regulators, and strategic partnerships with banks, merchants, retailers and distributors.
Other areas of focus include IT Strategy and Transformation, CRM, Online, Retail, Finance, E-Commerce, Insurance, Banking, Payments Clearing & Settlements, TAM and e-TOM, M2M, IOT