John has over 30 years’ experience in the telecommunications and managed services sectors. Previously Managing Director of GCI, one of the UKs largest independent service providers, where he led the business during its significant transformation from traditional telecommunications provider to one of the leading providers of cloud, hosted voice and connectivity managed services. John began his career as an engineer in the British Army and has held various senior technical posts including that of Chief Technical Officer at Pipex. John has an MSc in Data Communications.