Expert in utilising entrepreneurial mind-set to drive business transformation, technology, artificial intelligence and manage commercial operations
An experienced CEO / COO / Director with a track record building many businesses from start-ups to large multi-national corporations across online technology, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, eCommerce and multichannel retail. Expert in utilising entrepreneurial mind-set, I drive business transformation and manage commercial operations, optimising profitable growth, increasing efficiencies and managing costs.
Notable achievements include: establishing a high-end, best-in-class business with an online average basket value >£275 with an annual 4x revenue growth; driving 3x uplift in web traffic resulting in a significant uplift in sales, bringing a loss-making operation to profitability; and reducing costs by manufacturing in-house and driving efficiencies to allow provision of an innovative home trial service.
Skilled at building businesses from start-up, fund raising, creating infrastructure and assembling teams to deliver high quality services while maximising resource. Driving change through cost management, growth, M&A and corporate restructuring to create efficiencies of scale and a platform for expansion. Understanding markets, developing successful strategies that achieve cross-functional buy-in to complex projects, resulting in efficient on-time delivery of actions.
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