Gareth is both the global offer lead and principal consultant for Cloud Consulting. He has led cloud strategy and transformation planning projects in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
In the last 4 years he and his colleagues have helped operators such as Telstra, Telefonica, Vodafone and TIM to assess the CAPEX and OPEX impact of telco cloud transformation using advanced and vendor agnostic proprietary models he has developed. He has also led several industry leading NFV/SDN CTO driven Target Operating Model engagements, redesigning the organization, processes, performance management, governance, competence and partner models for an agile and automated 5G network. This enables these operators to unlock the potential of telco cloud through agile service creation and deployment, closed loop automation, service-centric organization and many other capabilities over several carefully planned transformation horizons.
Previously Gareth headed Marketing, Innovation and Strategy for Telecoms at NEC Europe, led international product marketing for Telecoms at NEC Corporation in Tokyo and led NEC’s internal consulting department in the European labs. Previously he worked with Defense, Investment Banking and Mobile Telecoms clients for Logica in the UK and Ireland.
Gareth is based in the UK .