Welcome!

Mobile IoT Authors: Mauro Carniel, Rostyslav Demush, Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan

Blog Feed Post

Telappliant strengthens management team with the appointment of Don McQueen as non-executive director

LONDON - Monday 7th January 2013 - Telappliant, the leading Internet telephony provider for UK based small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), today announced the appointment of Don McQueen as a non-executive director.

Don McQueen brings over two decades of telecommunications experience, having held senior-level roles in organisations such as Cable & Wireless and GemStar Europe. As Chief Executive Officer of GCI Com, McQueen increased revenues tenfold in just six years.

Tan Aksoy, CEO at Telappliant, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Don McQueen as a non-executive director. The VoIP market is an incredibly exciting sector and is showing even greater relevance to businesses that want to remain agile and competitive. We want to continue to grow our market position and Don will help to accelerate us towards our strategic goals."

Don McQueen, newly appointed non-executive director, added, "It is a great privilege joining Telappliant and at a time when the company is continuing to experience a steady uptake of its services."

Telappliant owns one of the largest VoIP networks in the UK, with over twenty thousand business customers. The company has 40 employees and annual revenues of just under £6 million.

The Telappliant executive management team now comprises:

Tan Aksoy, Co-founder and CEO
As an electronic engineering Imperial College graduate, Tan Aksoy started his career working as an analyst programmer, before joining Nortel Networks where he progressed to become a senior professional services consultant. In 2003 he formed Telappliant with Muhammad Nasim. In his capacity as CEO, Tan is responsible for formulating and driving the company's future growth strategy.

Muhammad Nasim, Co-founder and CTO
Muhammad Nasim is a Cambridge University medical graduate, with 15 years' experience of management consultancy and software development in the banking and telecommunications sectors with a number of firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers. Muhammad has spent the last nine years as a co-founding director at Telappliant with a portfolio covering company strategy; business planning; process improvement and automation; and human resources. His primary focus now as Chief Technology Officer is to drive ongoing innovation to ensure the company's range of VoIP services remain at the forefront of the telecoms industry.

Shahin Khan, Operations Director
Shahin Khan holds a Master's degree in information technology and started his career as a software developer within the financial services industry. He was head hunted by Dresdner Kleinwort to work in its foreign exchange software team for a number of years before joining Telappliant as a founding member. During his career at Telappliant, Shahin has managed various technical departments within the company and is now the Operations Director.

Nigel Appleton, Finance Director
An ACMA qualified accountant, Nigel Appleton started his career working for blue chip financial services organisations. After a role at Canada Life as a management accountant, Nigel moved to GE Life where, as Financial Controller, he assumed responsibility for a £2 billion balance sheet. Nigel then moved on to director-level roles at Bank Machine and Vision (Office Automation) before assuming the role of Finance Director at Telappliant in 2012.

Don McQueen, non-executive director
Don McQueen holds a First class BSc Engineering from Bristol University and an MBA. He started his career as a Shell International Petroleum engineer and has held a number of senior posts with multinational companies. These include Kodak, Cable & Wireless and Gemstar Europe where as EMEA Managing Director he built a £36 million profit line. In 1998 Don founded Pathfinder Telecom, where he developed 15 telecommunication patents before merging the business with GCI and becoming CEO of GCI Com. Since 2005, Don has led, negotiated, closed and integrated eight major telecoms acquisitions, growing GCI revenues from £5 million to £50 million.

For further information about Telappliant visit www.telappliant.com or call 0845 004 4040.

Notes to editor

About Telappliant
Telappliant provides Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony services to UK-based small and medium sized enterprises. It has been delivering Internet telephony solutions since 2003 and owns one of the largest VoIP networks in the UK, with over twenty thousand customers.

Telappliant delivers feature rich, highly advanced Internet telephony solutions and offers a range of services including hosted PBX, SIP trunking, global telephone numbers, high speed broadband and converged mobile services. The company is uniquely positioned to deliver state-of-the art, end-to-end communications solutions, offering high quality business support and dedicated, focused account management. A founding member of the Internet Telephony Services Providers Association (ITSPA) and ITSPA Awards 2012 Finalist, the company is fully ISO 9001 certified. For further information about the Telappliant services available visit http://www.telappliant.com.

Lena Ahad
Technology PR
[email protected]
http://www.technologypr.eu/
+44 (0)7908 725212

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

@ThingsExpo Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"IBM is really all in on blockchain. We take a look at sort of the history of blockchain ledger technologies. It started out with bitcoin, Ethereum, and IBM evaluated these particular blockchain technologies and found they were anonymous and permissionless and that many companies were looking for permissioned blockchain," stated René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventi...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Carl J. Levine, Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1, will objectively discuss how DNS is used to solve Digital Transformation challenges in large SaaS applications, CDNs, AdTech platforms, and other demanding use cases. Carl J. Levine is the Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1. A veteran of the Internet Infrastructure space, he has over a decade of experience with startups, networking protocols and Internet infrastructure, combined with the unique ability to it...
22nd International Cloud Expo, taking place June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and co-located with the 1st DXWorld Expo will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud ...
"Cloud Academy is an enterprise training platform for the cloud, specifically public clouds. We offer guided learning experiences on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and all the surrounding methodologies and technologies that you need to know and your teams need to know in order to leverage the full benefits of the cloud," explained Alex Brower, VP of Marketing at Cloud Academy, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clar...
Gemini is Yahoo’s native and search advertising platform. To ensure the quality of a complex distributed system that spans multiple products and components and across various desktop websites and mobile app and web experiences – both Yahoo owned and operated and third-party syndication (supply), with complex interaction with more than a billion users and numerous advertisers globally (demand) – it becomes imperative to automate a set of end-to-end tests 24x7 to detect bugs and regression. In th...
"MobiDev is a software development company and we do complex, custom software development for everybody from entrepreneurs to large enterprises," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Coca-Cola’s Google powered digital signage system lays the groundwork for a more valuable connection between Coke and its customers. Digital signs pair software with high-resolution displays so that a message can be changed instantly based on what the operator wants to communicate or sell. In their Day 3 Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Chambers, Global Group Director, Digital Innovation, Coca-Cola, and Vidya Nagarajan, a Senior Product Manager at Google, discussed how from store operations and ...
"There's plenty of bandwidth out there but it's never in the right place. So what Cedexis does is uses data to work out the best pathways to get data from the origin to the person who wants to get it," explained Simon Jones, Evangelist and Head of Marketing at Cedexis, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.