Damon Oldcorn is Managing Partner at Oldcorn & Oldcorn LLP where his work sees him take on roles as a Board Advisor, NED and Interim Director to growth companies in TMT. Damon advises on and implements growth and access to market strategies creatively and profitably for TMT clients. Twenty years as a Founder/CEO of London and Silicon Valley start-ups such as PhoneMe and Zebtab (ManUtd Desktop) and a decade as a US technology vendor trained Sales & Marketing Director. This experience allows him to add his strategic advice and connections through his trusted network to boards when CxOs are laying the ground for that first POC , big name deal or are about to scale.
Damon as the Founder/CEO of PhoneMe.com raised $5m private funding to build the PhoneMe service, an Internet enabled Toll Free Telephony service (Web Callback) that was available in 200 countries. With a team based in 3 locations (San Jose/Boston/UK) he delivered the highest level of sales and customer service in this sector to major accounts globally such as HP, Compaq, Dell, Sun Microsystems, Orange, Virgin Atlantic, Abbey National and NatWest. PhoneMe was the dominant global brand and market leader for Web Callback throughout the Dotcom years gaining a Silicon Valley exit in December 2000.
Damon was Founder/CEO at Zebtab (ManUtd desktop) that built the first aggregated widget platform internationally for sports and news media, NicheGnat that championed web conferencing in Europe and Interim Edge the UK’s first virtual management company focused on TMT.
Returning from Hong Kong where he was the IT consultancy lead that restructured the retail subsidiaries of Hutchison Whampoa, he completed a full time Masters Degree in International Business awarded by Bristol University. This included extensive study periods at Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley.
Damon had a successful corporate career at International Telephone & Telegraph Inc and Standard Telephone & Cables PLC where he led sales in London for many years. He went on to launch Chernikeeff Telecommunications as Head of Sales and Marketing and constructed turnarounds at both Norbain Electronics PLC and Tandon UK PLC in the personal computer markets as Sales and Marketing Director.
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