- Marc has over 20 years experience in the mobile industry working globally for Rogers Cantel in Canada; Airtouch, Openwave and Azingo in the US; and Vodafone in Europe. Marc currently is CEO of MyZenplanet where the company specializes in the development of mobile operator software applications. The company has product development contracts with Vodafone, Valueteam, and LG Mobile. Between 2007 to 2009, Marc was the SVP of Business Strategy for Azingo where he was responsible for managing and closing two key strategic projects; First was on the Vodafone 360 vertical product development and, second was on the Joint Innovation Labs (JIL) Webruntime product development. In 2006, Marc was the CTO of Openwave, responsible for the product strategy and roadmap.
From 2001-2006 Marc was the Technology Director in Vodafone Global Products and Services. In this role, Marc was responsible for driving technology strategy, new products in the areas of; Radio networks, core networks, service platforms, terminals, as well as monitoring network quality, across 20 mobile operators and about 25 partners and affiliates. Specifically, Marc was responsible for driving the global 3G rollout strategy and planning in Vodafone including coverage and service propositions.
From 1997 to 2000, Marc was the Director of Network Planning, Design and Engineering for Omnitel (VF Italy), responsible for roll out of the core network from zero customers to over 15M by the end of 2000, providing geographic coverage to 98% of the territory. Marc built a team of 125 professional engineers and defined tools and processes to help create one of the most cost efficient mobile networks within the Vodafone footprint.
Marc earned his BS in Electronic Engineering with honours, at the University of Keele in Newcastle, England.
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