With a proven track record of success, I have established myself as a leader in guiding IT strategy and leveraging established and emerging technologies to achieve maximum operational impact with minimum resource expenditure.
My talent for launching programmes related to digital software development and mobile app solutions has enabled me to serve a range of clients, including SMEs and blue-chip global corporations. Whether leading start-up organizations or motivating full-stack teams, I am committed to building teams that are both creative and technically proficient.
As a seasoned professional, I am independently versed in creating sustainable solutions that drive operational excellence in competitive markets. I am a quick adapter to change, and I pride myself on my ability to pivot and innovate as needed to maintain a competitive advantage.
In all of my work, I strive for excellence and am passionate about delivering exceptional results that exceed expectations. With my experience, talent, and commitment to excellence, I am confident that I can make a valuable contribution to any organization.
Highlights of Expertise
Strategic & Tactical Technology Planning
Solution Implementation & Optimisation
IT, Mobile & Software Development
Design & Process Optimisation
Full Lifecycle Project Management
Solution Design & Programming
Service Delivery Management
Strategic High-Level IT Consultancy
Relationship Building & Management
Team Management and Leadership
Executive Career History
Techniciti, Strasbourg, France: Jan 2014 - Present
Delivered executive-level leadership across internet, programming, consultancy and technical strategy development in addition to audio and graphic design. Independently built strong relationships with a diverse range of organisations and local companies to define the digital route to market for clients nationally and globally via applications, software, creative direction and technical strategy, with high client retention rates.
Recovered an underperforming healthcare mobile app project for TalisLife to fully rebrand the company, redevelop the app and roll-out to obtain funding.
Revamped a corporate website for CARBOGEN AMCIS, with CMS to improve corporate presence and delivered an employment portal for global recruitment.
Built a mobile application for Buzz, a social network for barbers and industry related professionals, focusing on professional networking / career development with a live CV, showing a users portfolio and their professional skills.
Chief Technology Officer
Dash Audio, London, UK: Apr 2016 - Jul 2016
Responsibilities included driving the build, management and validation of the Dash technical roadmap to aid and facilitate the acquisition of new clients/users. Ensured high security, best practice, full technical and quality reviews along with ensuring the company met its targets and captured all business opportunities through strategic development, forward planning and innovation. Held accountable for creating a rapid podcast system prototype to promote brands using ground-breaking audio technology and integrated analytics. Partnered with CEO to present to clients and sell podcast release services specifically to the Wall Street Journal and Spotify (NY, USA) and the UK News Corp publications.
Played an integral role in shaping and governing the technical roadmap and increasing revenue by securing new clients and users.
Guaranteed first-class services, high security and best practice in solution development, with ongoing technical and quality reviews.
Originally engaged to turn around the delivery of cumbersome and bloated, over-budget projects into rapid deployments and profitable deliverables, ensuring the digital offering rapidly recouped the costs of heavy losses in the preceding years and moved towards profit. Facilitated consultancy services, specialising in leadership and transformation of concepts into results-driven solutions. Focused on transforming a failing online holiday booking project for the client Shorefield as a consultant and rebuilding a fractured client relationship using open and honest communication.
Drove profitability through monetisation of group digital offering to a large customer portfolio, transforming over-budget projects into rapid deployments.
Expanded offering with additional services for existing and prospective clients including app development and virtual/augmented reality services.
Chief Technology Officer
Dints International, London, UK: Mar 2013 - Sep 2014
Spearheaded the successful delivery of innovative supply chain solutions to the international mining and construction industries. Formed strategic plans to transition to a more efficient cloud-based solution, orchestrating a team of software developers and company IT infrastructure.
Successfully conceptualised and built a mining purchasing system prototype with an audit trail for North Africa operations.
Enabled major funding acting as project lead to deliver a global customer portal and social platform for a mining and engineering client.
Secured a new start-up client with the remit to build a reporting app and implement new corporate ERP solution in MS Navision
Head of Software & Development
Monitise/Mobile Money Network, London, UK: Sep 2010 - Mar 2013
Joined a start-up organisation with backing from both Visa and Carphone Warehouse to establish a market-leading mCommerce service. Built a development team from scratch to collaboratively deliver 10 iPhone/Android apps whilst independently shaping functional strategies and BAU support for processes.
Saved the company a significant c£3m in licensing and development costs using rapid prototyping and proof-of-concept development.
Maximised mobile and desktop applications to create all public and corporate facing internet solutions for media partners.
Enabled online and high street sales with the successful design and deployment of an automated purchasing system.
Successfully prepared the business for full eCommerce roll-out whilst guaranteeing ongoing advancement in a hybrid marketplace.
Founder & CTO
Artizanz /TheMediaSet, Winchester, UK: Jul 2002 - Jun 2012
Actively consulted on design and technical services, leading sales from concept to build and delivery in a multi-partner retail market place. Completed multimedia assignments requiring expertise in technical design, lifecycle project management, installation and handover with end-user training.
Formulated an interactive web service for the healthcare division of Haymarket Publishing to enable sales to global pharmaceutical corporates.
Facilitated ability to meet the requirements of different global Haymarket brands using a new, easily tailored interactive detailing tool.
Drove the business to win the ‘New Business of the Year’ award at the Hampshire Business Awards.
Won the Sony Multi-Channel Content Software Award sponsored by INM and Adobe for a newly designed CD toolkit for dual-branded marketing.
Selection of Brands Consulted
Professional Skills, Education, Training and Awards