Simon is an information technology and telecommunications executive with over 30 years experience leading large and small software and telecommunications companies – growing revenues and profits, developing products and markets and improving operational results. He has had significant success with Product Management, Marketing, Sales, Strategic Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions. Some highlights of Simon’s career include:
VP of Product Management, Neustar – led the growth of revenues, profits and new services for a $300M+ product portfolio used by virtually the entire North America telecommunications industry for addressing, routing and number portability. Neustar is a leading provider of addressing, interoperability and infrastructure solutions for online, mobile and fixed networks.
VP of Sales, Marketing and Product Management, Vibrant Solutions – turned around software company results, grew annual sales by 100%, introduced new business intelligence, revenue assurance and cost management solutions in USA and Europe to over 20 carriers and successfully sold and merged company into TEOCO.
Executive Vice President of Formity Systems – built sales and marketing team, acquired brand name customers, raised angel funds, rapidly built this start-up telecommunications expense management software company into a successful operational business – acquired by Avotus at a substantial shareholder premium.
Executive Vice President of Vectant, a Marubeni company – built this $10 million company into one of the top ten data networking and applications services businesses in Japan – with revenues of $200 million and a valuation in excess of $1 billion.
VP, Global Markets for Concert – built and managed distributor network responsible for over $1 billion annual revenue in North America.
President – built WorldPartners Company from the ground up into a leading global services provider – recruited leading telecommunications carriers in 35 countries, provided global services with contracted revenues of $1.5 billion serving over 1,000 large Multinational Companies.
Regional Managing Director, AT&T Asia Pacific – grew enterprise annual sales revenues to over $1 billion and built sales team across 14 countries.
Managing Director, AT&T Japan Ltd – grew $300 million annual revenue and established strategic partnership agreements with KDD, IDC, ITJ and NTT.
Managing Director of AT&T Hong Kong Ltd – built and led AT&T’s first P&L business in Hong Kong and first joint venture company, Hutchison-AT&T Network Services.
Simon received his MBA and Engineering degrees from Cornell University. He also attended the Executive Program at the University of Michigan. He serves on the Johnson School Dean’s Leadership Committee and on the Board of the Cornell Association of Cornell Officers. Simon has served on several Boards including Pacific Crossing Ltd., Global Access Ltd., Vectant Japan, and Hutchison-AT&T Network Services.Google+