Hands on advisory and mentoring for entrepreneurs, aswell as due diligence or management support for investors in the cloud and software industry. We also can provide angel...more investing and capital raising through our trust network.
Virtuozzo is a market leader of virtualisation and cloud infrastructure software, powering some of the world’s largest public and private clouds. We are also a major contributor...more to open source projects such OpenVZ, CRIU, KVM, Docker and Linux.
I was responsible for leading the Virtuozzo business spinning out from Parallels; focused around our server virtualization, Linux distribution and storage technology. My role was to build a talented team and manage over 170 people.
Colt is located within 22 countries, has a 43,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 39 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 18,000...more buildings and 20 Colt owned data centres. Revenues of over €1.4bn.
My role was to head up the converged Cloud and Telecommunications platform rolled out Europe wide to Colt's partner community for the board. Utilising the ThinkGrid platform and IP - deliver our service and automation solution to all European data centres.
ThinkGrid provides business IT on Demand to organisations all over the world through our innovative cloud platform from 11 data centres. Enabling IT organisations, VARS and...more MSPs to adopt cloud computing and deliver real services and benefits to SME businesses. The platform provided automated delivery of telecom and cloud products, self-service, billing removing the investment and launch time for those partners.
ThinkGrid was acquired in August 2012 by Colt Technology Services.
Heading up a new worldwide division focused on incubating high potential customers and partners. I worked with Parallels' largest and highest growth customers, consulting...more and advising them how to optimise their sales, marketing and operations to be more efficient and successful and take on leading telecoms providers.
Managing Director UK
2005 - 2008 (about 3 years)
Heading up UK sales and corporate development in the United Kingdom for one of the most exciting software companies. Parallels are the makers of Parallels Desktop, Parallels...more Virtuozzo Containers and Parallels Server. My role was to build out the organisation from scratch, develop channels to sell and rapidly grow revenue contribution.
President UK, Managing Director EU
2001 - 2005 (about 4 years)
President/CEO for the Hostway Corporation's UK operations with additional responsibility for German, French and Netherlands operations. Hostway are one of the largest web...more hosting providers with 11 branches and over 600,000 customers world wide and revenues over $150m
SMB and Developer focused web hosting and managed hosting provider. One of the first hosting companies in Europe to develop an automated control panel allowing the business...more to scale very quickly and maintain margin.
IARNA was acquired by the Hostway Corporation in 2001.