CTI Group, international provider of electronic invoice management, VoIP and mobile telephony applications has boosted and further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Jonathan Hogg as Head of Product and Marketing.
In his new role, Hogg will be responsible for determining the strategic direction of CTI Group’s e-billing and tele-management product portfolio, driving sales and overseeing delivery and technical support to converged, fixed, and mobile service providers, hosted VOIP providers and corporate customers, with a particular focus on those within the banking sector. In addition to developing existing markets, Hogg is charged with the task of identifying and growing new ground, developing the channel and spearheading the company’s partnership programme, working with systems integrators to move CTI from a product to a solutions-based business.
Hogg brings to CTI 20 years of experience gained working in the telecoms sector as a Sales Manager for BT and Head of Business Development for the telecoms division of Sema Group, the billion dollar system integrator now known as Atos.
“With the explosion in mobile apps and mobile technologies for businesses we predict that cost control and cost management will become an even more important priority for businesses looking to contain spend during this difficult post recession period. It is opportunities such as these that both the product and marketing teams here at CTI will be focusing on, by anticipating changes in the industry and how CTI can leverage its comms management and analysis experience to add value for its partners”, said Jonathan.
Commenting on his appointment, Andy Wilson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing International said, “Jonathan’s approach and multinational experience makes him an asset to our global company as he drives our vision of delivering effective communications management solutions and exposes the value of our propositions through the telecommunications industry and beyond. CTI is a well established and well respected player in the market with over 13,000 installations in 45 countries worldwide and operations spanning the US, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Jonathan has been bought in to expose the value and drive the vision.”
Hogg is married with three children and lives in Wallasey on the Wirral. He is a passionate motorcyclist, proud owner of a Triumph Speed Triple and KTM Duke, a big fan of pop art, in particular Andy Warhol and a dedicated coach to the Wirral Metro Swimming Club, whose top team have their sights set firmly on the Nationals.