The BSG Wireless team draw on an array of knowledge and experience to help shape the future of WiFi. Meet some of the team below:
Chief Executive Officer
With a background of electronic and radio engineering Richard first held commercial management roles in wireless data product management for Racal Electronics PLC. He has developed and sold wireless telemetry systems in the transport and security industry and wireless point of sale to the banking industry from products developed for Vodafone. As the Managing Director of Bermuda Telecom he launched a fully digital, encrypted radio service and E911 to the emergency services, and established the first GSM network in Bermuda which was acquired by AT&T Wireless. He launched the first AT&T Wireless green field GSM service in St Lucia where he served as the General Manager until AT&T Wireless was acquired by Cingular. He was the VP of Product Management at BSG Financial and Data Clearing, and Managing Director of Nextgen Clearing Limited. Richard has a track record of managing technology companies from start up to profitability, he re-joined BSG Wireless to manage technology and operations as the Chief Operations Officer in 2014 before becoming the Chief Executive Officer in 2015.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technical Officer at BSG Wireless, Mark is responsible for overseeing product strategy and likes to take a hands-on approach to customer requirements. Mark is an active supporter of the Wireless Broadband Alliance with a particular interest in working to enable and enhance the user experience. He is currently the editor of the WRIX-L Location Feed standard. With more than 30 years experience in Business Development and Service Delivery roles, Mark has worked on Messaging, ISP and Wireless Services with organisations ranging from Start-ups to large multi-nationals including Schlumberger and Cable & Wireless based in Europe & the USA.
John has been with BSG Wireless for five years and leads the US Operations and Global Sales teams. He is also responsible for financial planning and corporate development strategy for BSG Wireless services. He has significant leadership experience in product management and technology planning. John’s experience includes the deployment and lifecycle management of products such as U-verse Voice (VoIP), Wireless Integration products, Unified Communications and several messaging products as a director at AT&T. John has also held roles in Network Planning for FEDEX’s Latin America and Caribbean Division, and as a US Navy Cryptologist. John completed an MBA and MSc in Computer Information Systems at the University of Miami, building on a BSc in Management at the University of Maryland.
Director, Development and Technical Operations
Ken has over twenty years’ experience developing and delivering successful web, software and mobile app solutions. He is a highly experienced team leader and department manager who enjoys the challenges of problem solving and understands that team morale is of utmost importance to ensuring successful project design, development and delivery. Having previously worked as a graphical and UX designer, he set-up his own successful web and media solutions company in 1999, giving him a sound understanding of the business requirements needed to grow and develop a strong business. Ken holds a PRINCE2® Practitioner certi?cation in Project Management, and has experience implementing business process improvements using Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Ken lives with his family locally within the Thames Valley and enjoys a number of hobbies including chess and other competitive strategy board games, music and walking his four dogs.
As the financial controller of BSG Wireless, Gail is responsible for overseeing the accounting functions, financial reporting, cash management and budgeting for the business along with being part of the management team. Gail qualified as a chartered accountant at Deloittes and has experience in companies varying in size from listed corporations to owner-managed businesses. These companies were involved in different industries from supplying major retailers with private label product to an independent retailer which more than doubled in size during her tenure. In her spare time, Gail enjoys being outdoors playing tennis, golf and running.
Lead Mobile Developer
Rob has worked in the mobile telecoms industry for 15 years, primarily in the area of mobile applications and user experience. During this time, he has worked in a variety of mobile technology areas across multi-site teams and has participated in the development of specifications for JCP (Java) and LiMo (Tizen). Rob has been involved with Android at an application and system level from the inception of the platform. As Lead Android Developer, he is responsible for the development and delivery of all things Android at BSG Wireless.