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Recent Engagements

Broadening interest in all aspects of the mobile industry, including prepaid services, M2M, payments, applications, mobile commerce, games-entertainment, content and fixed-mobile convergence, coupled with the growth of prepaid, smartphones and high-speed mobile data networks, has created an inviting landscape to new entrants seeking to build strategic relationships with established players. As a result, engagements have involved prominent companies seeking to leverage their assets as well as early-stage companies looking for new business relationships and strategic opportunities, and fresh thinking. Recent engagements include:

  • Introduction of mobile payments and authentication company with game-changing technology to mobile operators and online merchants for strategic relationships.
  • Corporate development and strategy advisor to UK-based company which has developed an innovative network-based calling service platform, including Mobile Voice Recording, storage and retrieval, for mobile operators.
  • Negotiated a comprehensive new M2M services agreement, with favorable terms, increased reliability, international reach and a strong business relationship, for an offender monitoring company.
  • Strategic advisor to regional mobile operator for business development and wholesale service agreements.
  • Develop strategy and market entry plans for competitive local exchange carriers seeking introduction of mobile service, including fixed mobile convergence, to their core landline offerings.
  • Industry expert witness for Tier 1 mobile network operator and more recently for a UK-based M2M technology innovator.
  • Strategy and corporate development, initially as advisor and then interim management, for a company that offers a popular caller ID, screening and blocking application for smartphones.
  • Strategy, direction and go-to-market planning for a mobile TV service from top entertainment company.
  • Development of distribution strategy and negotiating deals with key channel partners for mobile phone service for seniors and people seeking a simplified cellphone experience.
  • Strategy, operator introductions, deal management and European entry strategy for established telecom company’s casual use calling service enabling call completion for prepaid customers with zero balances.
  • UK and Europe market entry strategy for a successful US business exploring expansion strategies and business economics.

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