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 Expert  728496

Expert in Wireless Infrastructure, Devices and Investment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has founded his own technology startups and continues to work with founders assisting them with business planning, management team, governance, investment funding and venture capital raising.

As an entrepreneur with a heavy dose of pragmatism, he focuses his time on focusing management team effort, business development and funding.

His background across both fixed and wireless telecom sectors coupled with years of international experience in the US and Asia as well Europe enable him to engage across cultures and work to achieve results.

Expert is both strategic and tactically focussed, able to drill down to detail yet retaining an overall strategic perspective on a corporations long term goals

He has worked across both Angel and VC investor networks in the US and UK, introducing investment into several companies.

Expert has worked in the wireless - cellular, mobile phone - industry for over 17 years being instrumental in the early days of bringing 2G GSM networks into the UK and later 3G WCDMA technology into Europe.

As well as working for 2G, 3G and 4G manufacturers he has also worked for infrastructure companies building the underlying radio infrastructure used by todays leading mobile operators.

Expert has long experience of broadband networks, spectrum and investing in network operators. In the last 7 years he has:

- advised clients on spectrum, spectrum valuation and auctions - won spectrum at auction and sold it on - deployed wireless networks including Fixed Wireless Access, Broadband Wireless Access, Municipal Wireless networks, WiFi networks and also the UK's first 2.5GHz Mobile WiMAX pilot network.

He is also Deputy Chairman of the Mobile WiMAX Acceleration Group who led the UK's first Mobile WiMAX trials with Maidstone Borough Council {30 miles south of London) and 11 industry partners. Trial organisations included BBC TV News, ITN News, Kent County Fire Service, etc.

Currently as Chairman of Bluenowhere he is overseeing the deployment of Wireless Broadband in partnership with Regional Government's in the UK.


business startup










venture capital


3G mobile phone


4G mobile network


cellular telephone


cellular telephone system


International Mobile Telecommunications-2000






worldwide interoperability for microwave access




broadband communication


broadband network

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1977   BSc   Electronic Engineering   DeMontfort Univeristy   Hons 1st Class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to







Career Accomplishments:

Institute of Directors (IoD),

Chartered Institute of Marketing


Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing,

Non-Exec Director (IoD)

Professional Appointments

De Montfort University Alumni,

Logica Alumni

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to   Dogmersfield Parish Council   Planning Officer   He is responsible for reviewing and commenting on local planning applications.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Brighton & Hove City Council - Wireless Infrastructure Study '07/08
  • Reading Borough Council - Wireless Transport Information Network '08
  • Telstra - Smart Card Study '94
  • Telefonica O2 - GSM Infrastructure Strategic Investment Plan '94
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Panel member to the Senate of Canada report into the 'State of the Wireless Industry in Canada' and their investigations into the UK and French markets.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on expert witness for patent litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1980 to 1983   Netherlands   Worked with Logica bv as a management consultant
1990 to 1991   Western Europe   Northern Telecom World Trade - Program Manager for Applications business
1991 to 1992   Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Japan)   Northern Telecom World Trade - Program Manager for Applications business
2001 to 2001   Europe   General Manager for Repeater Technologies, Inc. European subsidiary
2001 to 2002   Europe, Middle East & Africa   VP Sales EMEA for LCC International, Inc.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Dutch   Conversational
French   Basic
German   Basic

Market Research:
Deep insight into 2 prime areas:

- Cellular/Mobile devices, including handsets, smart phones, feature phones, OS (Android, Web-OS, Apple, Symbian), iPhone, Blackberry, HTC, etc.

- Wireless Infrastructure, including 2G, 3G and 4G with specific knowledge of Towers, WiMAX, LTE, WiFi, Business Models, Spectrum, Spectrum Auctions.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has spoken at several conferences over the years including:

- Oct '10, Mobile Broadband 2010 - Dec '08, WiMAX Congress Lisbon: Mobile WiMAX deployment - Sept '08, SOFNET 08 - Wireless Cities.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

WiMAX - vendor selection with Alvarion, Aperto, Airspan, Huawei, ZTE, Tranzeo, Motorola, NEC, Fujitsu Telecom, Telsima, Posdata Microwave - Dragonwave, Ceragon, NEC, Harris Stratex, Trango, Gigabeam, Bridgewave

Other Skills and Services

He spends time with consortia bidding on spectrum, raising funding for spectrum licenses, M&A for wireless operators, etc. Deep understanding of spectrum pricing, business modeling, consortia formation, funding sources, vendor financing, country specific detail for Africa, Middle East, India, Canada, US, etc.


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