James is Twilio‘s Director of Europe, and brings over 20 years experience of working at the intersection of telecommunications and the web for BT, O2, Telefonica and now Twilio, a leading Silicon Valley startup; covering marketing, new product development, product management and sales.
An active contributor to the wider tech and marketing community, James is a Tech London Advocate and mentors at various Startup Accelerators across Europe including TechStars London. He co-hosted HashBang.TV a video show that profiled the UK’s leading tech community personalities, and was the founding chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Technology Interest Group. In addition James served a successful two year term as a global board director of MEF, the global trade association for companies wishing to monetize their products & services via mobile.
In 2009 James was named in Revolution Magazine’s “Future 50”, and has lectured at The University of Oxford Faculty of Continuing Education and Reading University. James is a Chartered Marketer and holds a post graduate diploma in Strategic Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
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