Key Skills

Key Skills

  • Specialist in managing fast growth environments
  • Excellent analytical and business skills
  • Experienced and comfortable operating at board level
  • Practical experience working with VCs, Private Equity and Banks to raise money for start ups and successfully sell a company
  • Uniquely skilled in the business/technology interface allowing me to bridge the gap between technology and its application to solving business problems
  • A distinct ability to identify, engage and recruit the right people for the right job in the business
  • Unprecedented loyalty from the people in organizations I have built, that lives long after we have all moved on to new challenges
  • Proven track record in delivering real world business solutions through marketing, customer management, sales, business development and other customer facing roles
  • Proven ability to define, develop and deploy world class programs to world class companies
  • High ROI focus against any and all business activities
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent presentation skills
  • Professional marketeer with first hand experience in sales, marketing and customer engagement and a unique ‘360 degree view’ of successful marketing strategies
  • Blue Chip – worked in organizations such as GEC, Raytheon, Oracle and CitiCorp, serving customers including BT, Rolls Royce, Nestle, Chiron, HP, J and J, and AmGen
  • Maths Graduate with Post Graduate Business and Marketing qualifications John’s experience spans a broad international spectrum that includes Citibank where he was responsible for the online strategy of the banks’ Investment Division through many different roles at Oracle and GE through to ‘technology start-ups’, strategic consulting and government contracts.