Manx Telecom has appointed Simon Taylor as Business Development Manager for its Global Solutions Division. Global Solutions provides innovative solutions to customers and partners using the capabilities of the Manx Telecom Chameleon portfolio. These solutions are used to enable innovative solutions in the IoT (internet of things), M2M (machine to machine) and SSM (Stongest Signal Mobile) markets. Manx Telecom solutions are integral to critical connection applications for lone workers, emergency services, the elderly and vulnerable and many more unique segments in the UK and beyond. Chameleon SIM technology and the Manx Telecom Customer Portal are also used in a growing number of machine-to-machineapplications and traveller services across the globe. Chameleon uses strongest signal SIM technology which automatically detects and connects to the strongest available mobile network in any location in the UK and offers global connectivity through Manx Telecom’s robust international network. The Manx Telecom Customer Portal allows a partner to easily control and manage their estate.
Simon has more than 20 years’ experience in the technology sector and extensive B2B experience selling infrastructure, software and managed services in the UK and globally. Since beginning his career with British Telecom he has held senior business development roles with Coherent Communications Inc, Tellabs, Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited, Colibria AS and Ordnance Survey. He was also co-founder of Accendo Technologies in Ireland, pioneers of innovative Quality of Service solutions for mobile network operators that measured actual customer experience from the mobile device. Simon has also held senior mergers and acquisitions roles with Colibria AS and Synchronica plc that led to the successful acquisitions of Neustar Next Generation Messaging and Nokia Operator Branded Messaging businesses. Since 2012 he has been a Director of Strategum Ltd, a consultancy which provides sales transformation services.
“I am very pleased to be joining the Global Solutions off-island team at such an exciting time to continue to explore new markets and establish strategic partnerships that connect customers anywhere, anytime with our innovative Smart SIM solutions – especially in the critical connections, M2M [machine to machine] and ‘internet of things’ markets.”
Commenting on the appointment, Fergal McKenna, Director of Sales at Manx Telecom, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Simon to the Manx Telecom family. He will undoubtedly make a fantastic contribution and, together with the Manx Telecom team, help our customers and partners get the best value from their relationship with us.”