Senior exec and business leader in the mobile & internet services space with 15+ yrs of senior management experience from developed and emerging markets. Unique blend of strong technical & in-depth business experience and converting technology opportunities & market needs to business realities.
Expertise in business development, developer engagement, partnership development, account management, product management and business operations.
I have headed developer program, business development and channels teams at Nokia in the APAC and EMEA regions and forged a number of successful partnerships with content partners, and carriers.
Responsible for product strategy & service portfolio creating the world's 1st & largest suite of information services built for emerging markets.The award winning service (Nokia Life) covers Education, Agriculture & Healthcare svcs and is a success story on use of technology to transform lives and business in the emerging markets.
Headed Vodafone's business development & partnerships globally for apps,games,video & music services from 2010-2013 forging a number of successful partnerships with content partners for distribution through Vodafone's channels including preloads.
Passionate believer in the positive impact of mobile devices on businesses & society,especially in the emerging markets
Strong product,BD & partnerships experience; Established multiple partnerships across wireless, media & internet domains
Building & nurturing high performance teams of diverse domain experts & nationalities with regional & global focus
Ability to manage in fast moving,high growth, uncertain environments
Strong senior stakeholder engagement & infuencing skills
Commercial & strategic mindset
Specialties: Mobile services & content,P&L mgmt,strategy,technology marketing, business development,partnerships,consumer services,creativity