Seconded to Brussels to work on a complex policy development and advocacy program across multiple stakeholders in highly contested technical and legislative contexts.
French Internet entrepreneurs
At the crossroads of personal and professional ambitions, aspiring new registry operators needed ongoing advice about financial modelling, business partner negotiations and contract compliance.
Their business ideas had many complex community and stakeholder requirements across very diverse industries which made tackling their project fascinating. Added to the mix was a business culture that combined a Francophile approach to a global opportunity.
A very long standing client who has taken on a great change to its marketing and presence in Austria. The company is highly regulated and very conservative, operating in twenty five countries using four different languages in Eastern Europe.
Mixing both board level strategic advice with the development of effective operational services resulted in the successful launch of a high profile new top level domain.
A long time Japanophile, I continue to work with a variety of Japanese businesses providing both contractual and operational advice in the Internet sector as well as "translation" of business culture.
Ukrainian applications developer
Working with such exciting young entrepreneurs for the last three years has been a roller coaster ride of active development, innovation and award winning progress.
Operating within a very difficult political environment has been a great challenge.
Finnish business leaders
The Scandic countries are a great source of private equity capital, active investors and impressive entreprenuers. A long time collaboration with this group of Finnish leaders delivered two successful new businesses with a global focus.