Visiting Lecturer, University of Cambridge
Visiting lecturer University of Cambridge, Judge Business School and Sustainability Entrepreneur & Investor
Tony is a serial entrepreneur with exits and an authority on corporate innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship across Telecom, Media, Technology, Healthcare & Consumer Brands.
His corporate experience includes membership of the Executive Board, T-Mobile International & Deutsche Telekom’s corporate venturing T-Ventures as global EVP Business Development & Innovation and Group Managing Director of Bauer Digital for the €1.4bn M&A and post-merger integration of EMAP PLC.
His start-up and growth-stage experiences include being the co-founder of mobile entertainment company Mobilephonia, leading the turnaround and sale of digital services agency Bluewave (Maersk portfolio company) and the leadership team for the $800m IPO of Agency.com (NASDAQ: ACOM). He was co-founder and the founding investor of accelerator Springboard (acquired by Techstars) and Founder of Health-Tech Company Dupl, which provides context to biometric sensor data achieving an IP sale exit.
He is an investor and board advisor in mobile technology, digital media, gaming, nanotechnology, sustainability, cleantech, health tech and software ventures with M&A exits to Oracle, Piksel, Nokia and Opentext.
Tony is visiting lecturer and mentor at the University of Cambridge; Judge Business School, Entrepreneurship Centre, University of Cambridge; Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing and the University of Cairo with a special focus on the circular economy and sustainability innovation.
He is also an advisor to the UK government’s Global Entrepreneur Programme identifying the world’s leading IP based start-ups for global expansion from a UK HQ.
Tony has an MBA from Henley Business School specialising in corporate venturing, BSc (Hon) Physics & Electronic Systems, from Brunel University and is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner from University of California, Santa Cruz.