Chairman - GNAC at News Corporation
Global Network Architecture Council of the GTAC of the CIOC
IT International Projects & Special Initiatives at Sky Italia
Strategic Technological analysis & planning
Member - CIOC - GOC at News Corporation
News Corporation Chief Information Officer Council (CIOC) - Global IT Outsourcing Council (GOC).
Member - CIOC â GTAC at News Corporation
News Corporation Chief Information Officer Council (CIOC) - Global Technology Advisory Council (GTAC).
IT Operations Manager at Sky Italia
December 2008 - January 2011
IT Operations Management and Project Management
CRM IT Operations Manager & Specialist Consultant Networks at Sky Deutschland GmbH & Co KG
2008 - 2011
* IT Operational Management of CRM Infrastructure Platform
Network & Information Security Manager at Sky Italia
2003 - 2007
* Technology Advisor to web based home rental company of News Corporation in Italy
* Design, implementation and management of the largest private multimedia national backbone network in Italy.
* Internet 24h direct live broadcast streaming news video channel 1st 24h direct broadcast web based news channel
* Network, Voice systems and all IT systems design and implementation of New Campus in Milano Santa Guilia
Network & Information Security Manager at Telepiu
January 1996 - March 2003
* Design and implementation of 1st Interactive Digital Satellite Television System in Italy (Pay-per-view)
* Support in the design and implementation of the 1st commercial production Simultaneous Encryption (Simulcrypt) broadcasting system in Europe.
* Implementation and Management of mainframe and client-server systems renovation / migration (2 x OS390 Mainframes Paris/ Milan, 80 Servers, 108 Applications)
* Design and implementation the 1st Network Based Contact Centre in Europe with full Computer Telephony Integration in 5 Contact Centres (1300 positions.)
* Design and implementation of new Contact Centre in Cagliari, Sardinia.
* Design and Implementation of 1st Private ATM & IP Voice over data (VoIP) of Tele+. - Introduction and Management of Virtualisation
* IT Infrastructure Operations - Operations Management of 6 distributed Call Centres
* Acting IT Director - Management of all IT of Telepiu (CIO)
* Vice-Director IT - Management of all IT of Telepiu (Vice CIO)
Network Manager Africa & Middle East at MultiChoice
March 1993 - August 1996
* International data & voice communication network managing Pay TV network in 60 countries
* Design implementation and management of 1st private owned VoiP (IP on ATM) for Pay TV data and voice systems spanning South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, Egypt and the UAE and Europe
* Network, Voice systems and all IT systems design and implementation of New Building campus in Randburg, South Africa, to house Mulichoice Africa Broadcast and Call Centre
* Technological start-up of Pay TV companies in Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, Egypt, Italy and the UAE including Broadcast license negotiation and procurement, business process design and business system adaption to local laws and currencies, implementation of encryption systems and integration of Broadcast and transmission systems.
Senior Project Manager at MultiChoice
January 1993 - March 1994
* Co-design and implementation of the 1st GSM group of Cellular Telephony Service Provider's in South Africa. (M-Cell)
* Support in the design, specification and implementation of the 1st private GSM Cellular Network Operator in South Africa. (MTN)
Lecturer & Examinator - Criminal procedure Law and Law of Evidence at Technikon RSA
1986 - 1990