Jon Beardmore, Associate. Strategy, Business Development and Product Innovation

Jon has extensive experience in technology and innovation having worked in the telecoms industry for over twenty years, latterly as a Strategy Director at BT and more recently in the mobile apps space as Chief Products Officer of a digital start-up. He specialises in strategy, innovation and product development and is happiest developing new ideas that disrupt mature markets.

Career highlights include being a member of the core team that established Virgin Mobile, developing and launching BT’s first PSTN grade consumer fibre voice service and managing a £20m real-time billing system implementation. Recent projects include digital transformation initiatives for the automotive, financial services and insurance industries.

Jon holds a BEng in Computer Science from the University of York and an MBA from Imperial College.