- Chief Technology Officer
Dave brings to Somo valuable experience of international mobile businesses and heavy-lift technology structure and architecture. As Somo’s CTO, Dave manages Somo’s media tech team, working to develop the next generation of mobile marketing technology. He also oversees the creative and production side of the business, and has final responsibility for all mobile products and creative work that Somo produces for clients.
Dave was previously the CTO at Symphony Teleca Enterprise Division, a global services business providing silicon to cloud solutions. Symphony Teleca provide a range of complex solutions for connected devices ranging from device OEM’s, Vehicles, Set top boxes through to the cloud and big data analytics. Prior to Symphony Teleca, Dave was CTO at SurfKitchen, a company dedicated to delivering scalable mobile platforms to the mobile carrier sector. SurfKitchen was acquired by Teleca early 2011.
Dave joined SurfKitchen from O2 where he was VP of Product Platform and Architecture, responsible for the development of the O2 Active programme and delivery of O2’s core data services platforms such as Games, WAP, Variable Charging, Music and emerging Service Delivery Architecture. Dave was also part of the core data products group driving O2’s strategic objectives of leading in Data.
Prior to O2, Dave was CTO of BTLookSmart delivering comprehensive search/directory solutions and associated advertising solutions to major internet portals such as Altavista, and MSN. Dave has also held senior IT positions in Encyclopaedia Britannica and Argos.