I am a technology executive, entrepreneur and corporate director with over 20 years of experience building and operating profitable businesses in the Internet, software, digital media and semiconductor industries. I have a thorough understanding of how to ramp up and motivate high-caliber product development, engineering and operations organizations for the successful commercialization of consumer, enterprise and industrial
I am a technology executive, entrepreneur and corporate director with over 20 years of experience building and operating profitable businesses in the Internet, software, digital media and semiconductor industries. I have a thorough understanding of how to ramp up and motivate high-caliber product development, engineering and operations organizations for the successful commercialization of consumer, enterprise and industrial products and solutions.
As a recognized business leader, I am a strategic thinker with solid financial acumen, technological vision and the operational excellence to consistently deliver best in class results. As a visionary entrepreneur, I have a passion for technology innovation, hyper-growth cultures and the relentless pursuit of achieving extraordinary results in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges and naysayers.
• Building high growth technology businesses
• Attracting and developing exceptional teams
• Motivating others to exceed their goals
• Supply chain management and negotiations
• Building and cultivating successful alliances with vendors and partners
• Distribution channel design and optimization
• Commercializing of complex technology
GM, Wireless and Internet of Things Business Unit @ I lead the Wireless and Internet-of-Things Business Units at Marvell where my product management, marketing and engineering groups deliver industry-leading semiconductor, systems and software solutions into the consumer electronics, toy, automotive, mobile, industrial and enterprise markets.
My focus is on the expansion of Marvell's business and brand into existing and new markets for connectivity, computing and Internet-of-Things, including gaming, smart home, smart and interactive toys, entertainment, automotive, industrial and wearables.
I engage with ecosystem stakeholders in each of these markets, including Google, Apple, Xiaomi, Alibaba, Amazon, and lead a large cross-functional team to execute on product definition, architecture, product development, software and professional services to serve customers ranging from large multinationals to startups.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a leading fabless semiconductor company that ships over one billion chips a year and has a market capitalization of approximately $6 billion. From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Ontario, CanadaChairman of the Board of Directors @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Ottawa, Canada AreaAdvisor to the CEO @ Advisor to CEO on business strategy and on how to make Lark the best health AI assistant in the market! From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) COO/CRO (2012-2014); Currently Advisor to the Founders @ Started advising the Founders of this startup when they had 100K users on their platform to help them streamline operations, re-negotiate ODM, supplier and distribution partnerships and accelerate growth. Instrumental in growing the user base from 1M in Q1 2012 to over 100M in less than 2 years.
Took the role of COO/CRO and was responsible for negotiating and establishing supplier, distribution and revenue generating partnerships. Led and negotiated the acquisition and buy-out of key technologies and IP, resulting in lower product costs and extraordinary value creation for the company.
Structured and negotiated deals with Tier 1 smartphone OEMs (Samsung, HTC), TV and cable networks (Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, and others), movie studios (Paramount, Sony Pictures, and others). From April 2012 to Present (3 years 9 months) Founder, CEO @ Co-founded a software and systems company focused on mobile video transcoding and streaming for premium TV and media content. Raised over $20 million in venture capital financing.
Recognized by Profit Magazine in 2011 as the second fastest growing Canadian technology company with 2-year revenue growth of 7,919%.
Customers included DIRECTV (who became in investor), Vodafone, Philips, TPV.
Conceived, built and shipped the total solution (hardware and software) for DIRECTV's GenieGo consumer product including content security (DRM), video transcoding, secure mobile video playback and streaming, user account management (OSS) and service analytics platform.
Managed the entire supply chain and led negotiations with key component suppliers, CMs and ODMs.
Led the ODM selection process, which entailed factory tours, product prototyping, RFQs/RFPs and negotiations. From 2006 to 2012 (6 years) Toronto, Canada AreaHead of Product Management and Marketing @ Reporting to the CEO, I had responsibility for Product Management and Corporate Marketing and was instrumental in expanding the business into Telcos, Service Providers and MSOs, resulting in explosive revenue growth and eventually leading to the company's IPO.
Post IPO, Intellon was acquired by Atheros for $244M. From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Senior Director, Product Management @ Responsible for the company's embedded Software group and broadband triple-play solutions including all product management, technical marketing and business development activities.
Worked closely with broadband operators in Japan (YahooBB/Softbank), Europe (France Telecom, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom), UK (BT), China (China Telecom, PCCW).
I started with Virata, which was acquired by Globespan for $1.3B, becoming GlobespanVirata, which was subsequently acquired by Conexant. From 2001 to 2004 (3 years) Greater New York City AreaSenior Director of Service Provider Business Unit @ Co-founded a business unit for Novell that developed and sold a SaaS based OSS/BSS system for Telco's and MSOs, leveraging Novell's Directory Services. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Greater Boston AreaHead of New Product Development @ Helped establish their ISP and Unified Communications services From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) Halifax, Canada AreaHead of Sales and Marketing @ Interlog was one of the first and grew to be one of the largest regional Internet Service Providers in the Greater Toronto Area.
I led the sales, business development and marketing functions of this fast growing ISP from early days of inception, leading up to its acquisition by PSINet. From 1994 to 1997 (3 years) Toronto, Canada Area
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Telecommunications and Business Management @ Ryerson UniversityMarketing Management Certification @ The University of Western OntarioUndergrad studies in Computer Science and Mathematics @ University of Toronto Philip Poulidis is skilled in: Product Management, Strategic Partnerships, Strategy, Business Development, Start-ups, Product Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Team Building, Mobile Devices, Mobile Applications, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Development, Digital Media, Telecommunications
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