Speaker

Mehrdad Mansourpour
Mehrdad
Mansourpour
MD/Partner
Viacable Group International

Mehrdad Mansourpour is currently MD/Partner at Viacable Group International involved in Management buyout in Teleco sector . The Group have been established for over 4 years and are based in UK and Netherland. They are currently involved in a number of major projects and acquisition in CEE (Central Eastern Europe) West Europe Europe and India in the Teleco, and Cable sector.
Previousley Mehrdad was COO (Chief Operating Officer), at IET Holding in Germany . Covering 3 business in Cable Installations, Network management and logistics.
In LGI/UPC he was European Managing Director and Global CIO (Chief Information Office) and CNM (Chief Network Management) Part of the executive management team responsible for Europe working on refinancing and developing the company to its next phase. It covered total of 14 business in 12 countries .During which more than 18 major acquisitions and mergers were completed.
He has more than 20 years’ experience in Senior Management experience in variety of industries with the past 24 years in Telco and Cable industries. He has performed roles as a Senior Executive managing and supporting a number of functions ranging from Global Chief Information Officer and Managing Director. Member of the European Corporate Executive Management team, with full P&L responsibility. As well as Chief Network Management and Head of HR and Facilities. A proven track record in building and managing world class global IT and Network functions throughout the growth phase of the organisation from start up to IPO and beyond.

Significant experience in all phases of M&A from the due-dilligenc and identifying the prospective companies, to fund raising and as part of the management group activity driving the acquisition. Subject to successful Acquisition delivering synergies to integration of information systems, processes, facilities and personnel through designing and implementation of operations (OSS), customer (BSS), Web and Internet, Business(B2B) and enterprise (ERP) support systems using state of the art technology encompassing customer, billing and network facing systems. Part of the team delivering more than 18 acquisition and sales of the companies and countries of operation is Europe and USA. Experience of chapter 11 and successful rapid re-emergence.

Extensive Management experience and technical understanding of computer technology and business applications with in depth expertise in Cable, Telecom, Retail, FMCG, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing industries on a global scale. Member of the board for the development and launch of new products , their deployment and supporting all the services such as Customer Care, Dispatch, sales and revenue assurance in Europe (14 businesses in 12 Countries).

Head of SOx for all the companies in Europe in Europe. Member of the team for selection and introduction of new products from concept to the market place. Strong experience of acquisition and fit out of international office, Data Centres and Network Operation Centres (NOC) facilities to support the growth of the business. Designing and implementing the architecture for TV, Data, Voice and Image networks.

A proactive agent of change, an effective communicator and team player with the ability to operate across all levels of organization from board level to each country.

Mehrdad mansourpour has Masters in Management Science & Computer Applications from Cranfield University, with Post Graduate in Mathematics degree from Leicester University and degree in Maths, Statistics & Computing BSc (Hons) from Teesside University.

Mehrdad Mansourpour is member of various professional bodies such as M.I.E.E.E - Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, A.F.I.M.A. - Associate Fellow of The Institute of Mathematics & Its Applications
I.O.D. - Member of Institute of Directors. Key Note Speaker – Tmfourm, Oracle, Accenture and Deloitte
INTERESTS Sailing, Shooting, Badminton, Soccer, Gliding, Mandolin, student of golf