|New Media Consultants|
P.O.Box 2487, Witkoppen, 2068, South Africa
About Garth Bond
Garth Bond - Professional Summary:
I have been working in the Broadcasting, Media and Telecommunications industries for the past 27 years, primarily involved in the strategic development and implementation of leading edge technologies, products and services in South Africa and abroad.
Involved in many start-up businesses in my career, I am known for the getting the job done under tough internal and external conditions. I have been exposed to many different environments and quickly adapt to the environment, technological challengers and known to quickly build momentum in areas important to the business for success.
I have been intimately involved in the successful rollout and implementation of the following technologies and/or initiatives, in various senior manager positions:-
• Interactive Gaming (MultiChoice)
• Interactive Television (MultiChoice)
• Broadband IP services over Satellite (M-Web)
• Broadband business development in Asia (Mindport)
• Product Development and Software Development. (M-Web)
• Business Intelligence Software Solutions for the Banking industry in SA (RedScreen)
• New Media Start-up (MultiChoice)
• Software development / Account Management (UEC / MediaVerge)
• IPTV Entry Strategy (Altech)
• WiFi / WiMAX Network deplouyment & commercial implementation stratergy (Altech / Xiocom Wireless)
• Telecoms Business Development in Africa (Xiocom Wireless)
During my extensive career within the Naspers Group, I have received numerous awards and recognitions for driving key strategic projects to a successful conclusion.
I have been consulting for the past six years in the Media & Telecoms space, clients of which include UEC, Altech Stream (Africa) and Xiocom Wireless (Atlanta based). I have gained experience and a good understanding of the Telecoms space, which is quickly converging telephony, Internet & broadcasting through the provision of IPTV and other on-line video services worldwide.
Given my past history within the Naspers group, my experience in International software development and product management I believe I have the right skills, temperament and managerial experience for this position.
Garth Bond - Professional Experience:
I have 28 years exerience in the Media, TV, Internet, IT and Telecoms market. I have gained specific experience over the past 28 years in Business Development, Product Management, Software Development, Innovation, Project and Programme management and General Management.
Garth Bond - Education:
Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
Advanced Project Management Diploma.
Business Management Dimploma.
IT training with Siemens in Germany.
Executive Management course with Stellenbosch University. (Top Student)
Garth Bond - Interests:
Photography, Mac Products, Water sports, outdoor camping / adventure, music, technology / gadgets, sport (rugby, cricket, water skiing).
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