OpenCloud's directors have significant experience and expertise in the Telecommunication and IT arenas.
Geoff Unwin, Chairman
Geoff Unwin has spent most of his career in the IT services industry. Until January 2002 he was Chief Executive Officer of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, where he led the successful acquisition of Ernst & Young's consulting activities and is a non-voting member of their Board. He is Chairman of Halma plc, Taptu Limited and sits on the advisory board of the private equity group, Palamon, where he chairs one of their portfolio companies, Retail Decisions plc. He was formerly Chairman of United Business Media plc and several private equity backed companies, mainly in the technology sector.
Jeff Gordon, CEO
Jeff Gordon has more than 28 years experience and an outstanding track record in holding executive leadership roles with large corporate entities in the telecoms sector. Jeff's previous experience includes heading up Motorola's EMEA infrastructure business in which he was responsible for $1.6 billion in annual revenues and leading 1400 employees. Prior to Motorola he chaired the Unisys European Management Board. Jeff is chairman of Axiom Systems, a leading provider of service delivery solutions to the telecommunications industry and Celltick, a leading provider of mobile content discovery and marketing solutions.
David Long, Director
VP Engineering, Director & Founder
David holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. He has over 25 years experience in working with leading edge technology companies, mostly recently SolNet and Tait Electronics in New Zealand. David’s technical background in telecommunications development, combined with his sales and business skills, places him in a strong position to align OpenCloud’s technical and business direction.
Stephen Newton, Director
Before joining OpenCloud Stephen was President, EMEA at Convergys Corporation (NYSE - CVG), where he had overall responsibility for their billing and customer care business. Prior to Convergys, he was COO Geneva Technology, a Cambridge UK based billing software company. As a member of their senior management team, he was responsible for executing the company strategy, achieving compound growth of 120% per annum, to $50m revenues, and 450 people from product launch. Geneva was acquired by Convergys in 2001 for $692m.