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Darrell Jordan-Smith

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Darrell Jordan-Smith
Currently located in Santa Clara, USA, Darrell leads a team of industry sales experts who work closely with leading Information & Communications Technology (ICT) clients to develop cost-effective architectures for next generation networks.

Darrell worked for a number of companies in the USA and EMEA. For over 12 years Darrell worked for SunOracle and was Vice President of the Communications Media & Entertainment business. At Oracle, Darrell was a major driving force behind solid revenue growth for SunOracles CME business. Under Darrell’s leadership, SunOracle were developing a suite of innovative solutions to address customers’ critical business problems, such as lowering product developing and life cycle support costs.

With over 25+ years experience in the IT, Telecommunications and Media industries, Darrell has deep industry knowledge across the entire Communications ecosystem. This resulted in strong long term business relationships for Service Providers, Media and Network Equipment / OEM customers.

Before his current position, Darrell enjoyed successful careers with Oracle, Sun, AT&T, Lucent, Novell and NCD, where he set up and managed some of Europe’s successful sales & services organizations.

Darrell received his MBA from the University of Strathclyde and his BSc in Computing Science from the University of Glasgow.