Partnership Business Development Director
2013 - 2015 (almost 2 years)
Part of the Hardware Business Development team and responsible for global partnerships with mobile and PC OEMs. Also maintaining relationships with audio and TV OEMs in the...more APAC region. Based out of Singapore
Director Strategic Partnerships
2008 - 2013 (over 5 years)
Responsible for setting up and maintaining partnerships with the 6 major OEMs, Tier 1 mobile carriers, Social Networks and 3rd party content distributors. In particular, focussing...more on closing preload deals with OEM's. Further responsibilities include, creating brand awareness and increase usage through co-marketing campaigns. Closed deals with multiple operators in US, EUR, M-E and Asia. Also signed licensing deal with Yahoo.
Business Development Director
2007 - 2008 (4 months)
Responsible for the launch of the Beatbrew music 2.0 service. A unique way to stream your own music to your mobile and PC, including a fully automated recommendation engine...more helping the end user to purchase similar music (s)he at that specific moment listens to. Involved in developing strategy, concept, business model and approaching operators worldwide to discuss partnering possibilities. Signed LOI with T-Mobile Netherlands and Telefonica
Sales and Business Development of Miyowa's Mobile Instant Messaging application and platform (MSN, Yahoo , AOL) to mobile operators in Europe and Asia. Responsible for expanding...more Miyowa’s brandname and foot print in Asia. Suspecting and prospecting of operators, negotiate contracts, manage project implementation. Maintain the relationship with operators, internet portals and software partners on a strategic level. Closed multiple operator deals to provide MSN Messaging on mobile phones
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What I Do
Since 2002 working in mobile industry. Highly interested in the start up scene and well connected with EUR and Asian Start-ups. Extensive network with all major OEMs and ODMs (app pre-installations) and Tier 1 operators in Europe and Asia. Moved to Singapore in 2011 to set up the eBuddy office.