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Hong Kong SAR China
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Telecom Industry Vendor
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Director Global IP Video, Digital Platforms & OTT Solutions
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Working across global projects providing the subject matter expertise as the trusted C-Level advisor for the delivery of IP Video, IPTV, OTT, VOD and cloud hosted platform solutions and media content delivery. I am responsible for the internal governance and oversight for the delivery of the customer business plan goals and Go to Market strategy and execution in a multi-stakeholder environment. Working with Product Managers, Marketing Managers, solution architects R&D and developers to ensure the success of the customer projects to increase subscriber acquisition and revenue based on the product portfolio and digital media content delivery. I build intellectual property value to product market proposition and vision.
Running multiple Agile integration programs I have delivered new IPTV multiscreen, VOD and OTT product launches and optimisation and transformation projects for end to end process workflow for multiple customers globally across fixed and Mobile 3G, 4G LTE networks. I am responsible for influencing internal and external strategy to meet strategic goals across multiple teams and partners to deliver commercial analysis and make recommendations on value creation, including business analysis and market intelligence. This covers multiple telecom operators globally with a connected subscriber base of 35 million using the product portfolio for projects over $100 Million.
Digital Media and OTT Content Delivery Expert. Experienced business and technology professional in IP Video, OTT digital media and Telecom with 20 years global experience. I have successfully delivered multiple solutions in international environments from initial concept to live production for start up companies and new product launches.
I provide end to end expertise from content acquisition to user consumption.
I provide the business development of digital media IP Video content solutions to create partnerships for hosted OTT and Platform as a Service business models. Building relationships with major and independent media content providers and aggregators for live broadcast IPTV channels, OTT and internet TV and SVOD product offerings to build monetisation strategies.
Previous experience 1
Director of Technology Operations
Atyaf Telecommunications (Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia)
As a start up company across Middle East I developed the original technology strategy, roadmap and business plan for the capital investment of $330M from the board of investors for the company launch and was responsible for the program management and governance within the executive steering committee. I reported on financial and budget, capital and operational expenditure and resource management for the delivery of the program, from initial concept to live production environment for multiscreen IPTV and OTT and VOD.
Responsible for managing the end to end delivery (content acquisition to play out) of a multi-vendor environment for the product launch. I built and managed the, system architects, integration and agile developer and engineering teams leading to the operations teams for the new build of Head End, core IP network, Middleware and Conditional Access DRM and IT systems; EMS, CMS, ERP, OSS and BSS.
Responsible for the multivendor commercial negotiation and Content Provider contracts for premium Pay TV and VOD media for IPTV and OTT delivery across third party fixed and mobile networks.
Previous experience 2
Global Network Operation Centre Manager
GTT (Formerly ETT) (England UK, NY USA)
ETT was a start up company providing global private Wide Area Network and remote access products to SME and global corporate companies in the financial, automotive, aerospace and media industries and grew into 90 countries with 120 Tier 1 and 2, international carriers and local access providers.
I was recruited to expand network operations into a proactive multi-lingual 24/7 on call environment to ensure trouble resolution within operational and service level agreements and maintain an industry standard MTTR across global SDH DWDM private leased line, MPLS, IP VPN WAN customer solutions. I built the operations team
In 2006 following a merger and IPO I was responsible for the consolidation Network Operation Centres into the existing support environment and supporting expanded product life cycle of new products including Carrier Wholesale voice and data networks worldwide.