Thomas Power

Thomas Power

Just sold ecademy July 2012 and now available for hire or NED
 

Currently employed at Ecademy

Previous: QXL Ricardo plc, BT plc Insightexec, TDS Group Ltd, Urban Science, Dealer Marketing Services, Amstrad, Ekins, Bailey & Wood Advertising and Design, Symbiotic Computer Systems

 

Previous: Croydon College, St Andrews RC School

 

    Summary

    thomaspower43@gmail.com +447875695012 An internet scout, A PLC qualified non-executive director, A social media expert, A business development professional, A professional speaker, A data analyst, Former CEO and Chairman able to increase valuation, earnings multiple, conduct M&A, uncover hidden intellectual property (IP), build out new tech, raise money, complete disposals, develop/strengthen a Board of Directors, re-brand, re-position or determine a path into the Internet future. An expert in the emerging Google+Plus business operating system capable of cutting business costs by 50%. A deep understanding of Microsoft Social Office Outlook Yammer response to Google+. Klout Score 70. Twitter Followers 82,000. Number 1 in the world for Linkedin Testimonials over 750. HND Finance, Business, Marketing 1982-1985. Diploma Marketing 1986. Author: The E-Business Advantage, The Battle of the Portals, E To The Power of 12, Ecosystem, Networking for Life, A Friend in Every City, Know Me Like Me Follow Me thomaspower43@gmail.com +447827912055

Experiences

 

Chairman

At Ecademy

From February 1998 to Present
startup and sell 14 years
 

Non-Executive Director

At QXL Ricardo plc

From 2002 to 2006
Main Board Director.
 

Non-Executive Director

At BT plc Insightexec

From 2000 to 2002
 

Group Managing Director

At TDS Group Ltd

From 1996 to 1997
Directory and Internet Services.
 

Vice President of Europe

At Urban Science

From 1992 to 1996
Market Analysis and Internet Services.
 

Managing Director

At Dealer Marketing Services

From 1988 to 1992
Telemarketing Call Centre and Database Manager for IT Brands and their Dealers.
 

Marketing Manager

At Amstrad

From 1986 to 1988
Consumer electronics and personal computers. Apprentice to Malcolm Miller and Sir Alan Sugar.
 

Assistant to Terry Hood & Rodney Cox

At Symbiotic Computer Systems

From 1984 to 1986
Assembly and marketing of hard disks for Apple PCs including the IIe, Lisa and Mac. Selling into Pete and Pam (P&P plc) in their garage in London before they became PLC and subsequent GE IT services. Those were the days ...
 

Account Manager

At Ekins, Bailey & Wood Advertising and Design

From 1984 to 1986
Advertising agency, design, print and production company.
 

Croydon College, Croydon

Business, Finance & Marketing, Croydon College

From 1982 to 1986
Business - Received a Distinction.
 

St Andrews RC School, Leatherhead

Tennis, History, Business, Physics, St Andrews RC School

From 1976 to 1982
Tennis

Skills

 
  • Business
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing
  • Memory
  • Statistics
  • Technology
  • Yoga

Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Children
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Networking
  • Reading
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Travelling.
  • Walking
  • Walking Dogs