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Christian McMahon
Works at Jamaza bvba
Lived in UK
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Commercially Astute CIO / IT Director with Extensive Global Experience
Introduction

Commercially astute CIO/IT Director with:
- Exemplary track record of global strategic & transformation leadership
- Background working in Plc, VC, PE and Private Ownership structures
- Exposure to B2B/B2C models across a range of business phases incl start-up, turnaround & growth
- Experience in building & managing large, geographically dispersed, multicultural & matrix organisations
- Disciplined direct line P&L experience
- Expertise in negotiating with vendors/partners & managing those relationships
- History of delivering enterprise solutions (cloud/hosted/in-house) through outstanding project execution
- Global IT Infrastructure, Security, Service Delivery & Datacentre Management Experience
- Entrepreneurial ethos in developing & executing innovative, commercially focused ideas & solutions
- Accomplished background in Online Enterprise Environments - High Availability/High Transaction
- Strong outsourcing & collocation experience
- Substantial M&A background including planning, due diligence & integration
- Considerable expertise in digital’s key drivers - social, mobile, big data & cloud computing
- Comprehensive executive stakeholder management skills
- Ability to influence & engage across all levels of the global organisation

I can help you in:
- Driving full value from your existing IT investment portfolio
- Using technology to win against traditional & new competitors
- Overhauling your IT plans to improve your business & IT agility
- Aligning your IT operating model with your business priorities
- Managing your IT integration programmes following M&A activity
- Building high-performing, strategically focused IT teams
- Gaining a full picture of the IT risks you face & aligning it with your overall risk appetite
- Implementing Mobile Device Management & BYOD initiatives

Recognised IT industry blogger - www.christianmcmahon.com. My writing gets under the skin of the pressures & complexities of the CIO role (where the CIO Magazine articles tend to stop)

Bragging rights
Fellow of the British Computer Society and Chartered IT Professional - FBCS CITP : Fellow of the Institute of Directors - FIoD
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Previously
UK - Ireland - Belgium - Germany - Netherlands - Spain
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Commercially Astute CIO / IT Director with Extensive Global Experience
Employment
  • Jamaza bvba
    Managing Partner, CIO & Board Advisory, present
  • GoIndustry-DoveBid plc
    Group CIO
  • Ovum plc
    Group CIO
  • PRS (now known as PRS for Music)
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Male