Past Projects

Intro

Over the years, we have worked on a wide variety of projects for a wide variety of companies. This page can only illustrate the breadth and scope.

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Contract/Interim Mgt Roles

ESB Energy UK

(2017-2019)

Successfully integrated a Utility Billing system with a full CRM and marketing automation system, on time, on budget with no operational interruption. (This is a rare success in the industry. See BG’s experience here ).

Managed all the technical, operational and user flow aspects and interfaces, contracting, management of 3rd party system integrators, procurement teams, all delivered a working solution to the business.

ESB UK

(2016-2017)

Built an entirely new team and a live technology product within 12 months. My role was to start from zero and deliver the technical and operational components, to create a viable business platform for Planet 9 Energy, an ESB startup.

Developed Technology strategy (buy/make) and architecture strategy (microservices, fully hosted)

Selected and integrated third-party applications (billing, CRM, regulatory).

BNP Paribas HFS

(2015-2016)

I was interim CTO of the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Services unit during the transition following the acquisition of the business from Credit Suisse.

Built IT Strategy and Technical Architecture for the acquired unit, roadmap for IT system projects & integrations through 2018.

Upgraded core Fund Accounting and Investor Services systems to latest versions. Maintained services for global operations in Asia, Europe, NA and the Caribbean.

Wonga

(2014-2015)

Working for the VP Tech Ops and the CTO.

Wonga had been a “cowboy” organization and new management was trying to reform the business.

Sadly, it turns out they were too late.

Proximus

Managed the Proximus (Belgium) customer operations and tactical marketing operations team up to Xmas 2006

Large scale B2C marketing operations based on big data. Brought Proximus back to #1 market share.

Jazztel

Transformed Jazztel Spain’s acquisition and customer onboarding processes, with a 75% improvement in KPIs in two months with major changes to process and systems.


Mobilkom

Participated in a due-diligence for a potential acquisition.

Led the review of sales and marketing.

Ericsson

Building marketing and sales excellence for mobile and then later fixed MPLS network Sales, working with Ericsson in Benelux. Presenting E/// as a preferred partner in a solution sales model rather than a “box-shifter”.

Broke into new accounts worth $x00m in sales and stole multiple accounts from Nokia.

Alcatel

Turnaround on failing telecom network rollouts in Thailand and Philippines.

Reliance Infocomm


Mobile operator launch, nationwide, India. First handset batch ordered was ten million handsets.

Optimus

Building an innovation capability in a mobile operator in Portugal.

8 Minute Solar

2020

Ongoing.

Support on procurement approaches for EPC contracts, using experience from oil and telecom industries.

Staff Roles

Chief Growth Officer

VP EMEA & LATAM

Head of Online Sales & Operations

Alliance Manager

Consultant - Cluster Consulting
(now part of Oliver Wyman)

Development Engineer

Startups



Frog2Frog

CEO, founder. Brought from desktop prototype to commercial launch (Vodafone) in 10 months.

Listed in Red Herring Top 100 in 2008. Won e-Excellence awards at Cebit 2008.

Etherbooks

Support in preparation for fund-raising

Other

Various confidential.

Nicole van der Wolf

A Dublin jewellery designer expanding into international markets.

Yes, it's my wife's business! You should have a look.