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John Cooper

VP Strategic Partnerships, Global Innovation Hub, Design Office

Vice President, Head of Innovation and Partnerships, Mobile Payments at Barclays

London, United Kingdom

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VP Strategic Partnerships, Global Innovation Hub, Design Office

April 2015 to Present

London, United Kingdom


Advisory Board Member

March 2014 to Present

Pyxis Ventures Limited


March 2009 to Present

John Cooper's Education

University of Portsmouth

BEng Electronics and Computing 1st Class Hons

1992 to 1995

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Developing strategic partnerships to deliver a programme, community and platform for open innovation. Fostering relationships with FinTech start-ups, VC's, accelerator programmes and technology companies who have a passion for open innovation and transformative change.

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Highly experienced technology executive with extensive experience in leading teams in high growth product and consulting companies selling to clients globally. Currently part of the Global Innovation team at Barclays. Previously spent six years delivering consultancy projects with Pyxis Ventures working with corporates and startups. Advisory board member to two startups in US. Prior to Pyxis Ventures spent eleven years in various roles including Director and Managing Director (UK, Board Level) at Teleca AB, a leading mobile €100M consulting services business specialising in mobile handset and mobile device software marketplace. Industry experience covers innovation, mobility, telecoms, local and global operations, programme management, application development and marketing. I have founded and worked with start-ups and have been involved in mergers and acquisition activities. Specialties: FinTech, innovation, start ups, business of applications, mobile marketing, developer marketing, international business development, mobile strategy, mobile applications, operations, product management, partnerships, technology, smartphones, mobile technology, partner sourcingVP Strategic Partnerships, Global Innovation Hub, Design Office @ Developing strategic partnerships to deliver a programme, community and platform for open innovation. Fostering relationships with FinTech start-ups, VC's, accelerator programmes and technology companies who have a passion for open innovation and transformative change. From April 2015 to Present (9 months) London, United KingdomAdvisory Board Member @ APImetrics provides real time performance analysis, reporting and monitoring of APIs. From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Director @ Pyxis Ventures was founded to drive applications and content across sectors. To offer business of apps strategy and advisory services to business looking to expand into mobile, startups and new media companies. Services include App Strategy, Business Development, Developer Marketing/Outreach, Project/Product Management and Partner Sourcing. From March 2009 to Present (6 years 10 months) Advisory Board Member @ From March 2011 to March 2014 (3 years 1 month) Associate - Pyxis Consulting project @ Catchy is mobile developer marketing agency. Helping app stores, platforms and other mobile eco-system players to engage developer networks. From December 2012 to December 2013 (1 year 1 month) Developer Evangelist Windows Phone - Pyxis Consulting Project @ • Develop and implement a programme to encourage developers to create application for Windows Phone • Organise a series of events for developers • Create a business of apps support structure around store merchandising, translation and advertising services and marketing guides for app developers • Provide outreach to developers, design community, start-ups and incubators • Owner of budget and project plan for UK and Ireland outreach activities • Organised two developer code camps (London/Edinburgh) and a design clinic for design led agencies • Programme managed re-launch of (web site) with Always on Telephone Club event with two contract companies, Nokia and Microsoft • Initiated relationships with Seedcamp, Springboard, Wayra and BBC Labs • Ran projects to analyse app related data from merchandising and advertising activities. Built business of apps insights from results of projects From January 2012 to November 2012 (11 months) London, United KingdomPartnerships and Business Development - Pyxis Consulting Project @ • Sourcing of brand partner content for Nokia platforms • Building of business cases and marketing strategies for partners • Programme management of partners during development phase and delivery to store • Liaising with Microsoft team to deliver applications across portfolio • Signed 15 applications across 10 partners in first 6 months • £1M+ of reciprocal marketing delivered by brands across web channels, social and ATL advertising. From March 2011 to December 2011 (10 months) London, United KingdomVP EMEA and Co-Founder @ Start-up developing a content management gateway for devices (mobile, tablet, automotive etc.). utilising real-time, location, social and web services. Working with media agencies, brands, OEM’s and developers to role out Viafo’s offering in EMEA. From December 2009 to March 2011 (1 year 4 months) Managing Director @ • P&L of UK operation. HR, Finance and commercial functions reported to MD • Twelve line reports from sales and delivery • Work with global Teleca organisation to secure projects • Reported to SVP Europe • Programme and sales management of all UK projects • Member of European Management team and Global Extended Management team. • Doubled profit and customer base year on year. • Took on failing business unit and made profitable within 3 months • Director, Member of Board, GeraCap. Involved in GeraCap integration into Teleca after acquisition • Programme managed pan European testing project utilising testers in 9 Teleca locations and countries From January 2007 to February 2009 (2 years 2 months) Director Smart Devices @ Director of Smart Devices Group UK From December 2003 to December 2006 (3 years 1 month) Divisonal Manager @ Divisional manager responsible for P+L, resourcing and sales reporting to the MD. The division was responsible for mobile phone software developement mainly in the Symbian sector. From December 2001 to December 2003 (2 years 1 month) Project Manager @ Project Manager for projects being run either at the Teleca offices or on customer site. From December 1997 to December 2001 (4 years 1 month) Team Leader @ Naval Systems Division developing software for weapons systems. From December 1996 to December 1997 (1 year 1 month) Analyst Programmer @ Developing software for billing systems From September 1995 to November 1996 (1 year 3 months) BEng, Electronics and Computing, 1st Class Hons @ University of Portsmouth From 1992 to 1995 John Cooper is skilled in: Mobile Devices, Mobile Applications, Telecommunications, Business Development, Strategy, International Sales, Mobile Technology, Software Development, Mobile Communications, Product Management, Android, SaaS, Strategic Partnerships, Management, Account Management

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