Executive Management Diploma @
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
CXO level leader with broad experience in all aspects of strategy, commercial, business development and finance as well as broad Telco General Management experience running fixed line, online and product divisions covering full gambit including marketing and product development engines. 16 years Telco industry experience and 7 years in oil and gas industry. Also a qualified New
CXO level leader with broad experience in all aspects of strategy, commercial, business development and finance as well as broad Telco General Management experience running fixed line, online and product divisions covering full gambit including marketing and product development engines. 16 years Telco industry experience and 7 years in oil and gas industry. Also a qualified New Zealand Chartered Accountant since 1991. Current and past member of numerous local and global Boards.
Specialties: Industry strategy, corporate development and venturing, portfolio development and optimisation, change and performance management, competitive analysis and market strategy.
Director @ From December 2013 to Present (1 year 11 months) Auckland, New ZealandCEO - Spark Ventures @ Spark Ventures is a Spark NZ business unit formed in April 2013 focused on building new businesses that support the Digital Life. We believe 'the internet of everything' is creating real opportunities for Spark to deliver new connected digital experiences for consumers and businesses. We believe we need to do this in partnership with accelerators, incubators, think-tanks, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, start-ups, developers and universities amongst others. We are excited about the possibilities and we are open for businesses. From April 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Auckland, New ZealandTrustee @ Creating outstanding leaders in education. SpringboardTrust connects school principals with business mentors, enhancing their leadership and planning skills, achieving better educational outcomes for schools and their students, and dramatically improving life skills for young New Zealanders. From April 2004 to Present (11 years 7 months) New ZealandDirector @ From June 2011 to June 2015 (4 years 1 month) BermudaAdvisory Board Member @ The Mobile World Capital Board is about driving Mobile innovation and creating Barcelona as the leading mobile innovation city in the world. From October 2012 to December 2014 (2 years 3 months) BarcelonaChief Product Officer @ Focus on maximising returns from Telecom’s NZ operations through leading the central product unit and setting portfolio strategy and then designing, developing and managing all products and services and related pricing and processes including business casing, planning, delivery and commercial and market development From April 2011 to April 2013 (2 years 1 month) New ZealandGroup Strategy Director @ Development and optimisation of a balanced portfolio of businesses and intitiatives for the Telecom NZ Group. This role includes the design and configuration of the portfolio of businesses, management of portfolio trade-offs and resource allocation and the articulation of appropriate business operating models. From April 2005 to June 2011 (6 years 3 months) General Manager - Wired Division @ General Manager of Telecom's fixed line division covering all voice, data and online products and services across all market segments. From April 2003 to April 2005 (2 years 1 month) General Manager - Xtra ISP and XtraMSN Web Portal @ General Manager of Telecoms ISP and Online Division covering all mass market connectivity and content operations for the Xtra and XtraMSN businesses. From May 2001 to March 2003 (1 year 11 months) Financial Controller - Xtra @ Financial Controller of Telecom New Zealands online division. Also carried a number of other operational and commercial roles during the period. From January 1998 to April 2001 (3 years 4 months) Financial Controller - Ericsson Cellular @ Financial Controller of Ericsson's New Zealand Mobile service provider. Improved financial performance of business and helped lead sale of business to Telecom New Zealand. From March 1997 to December 1997 (10 months) Group Controller @ From 1991 to 1997 (6 years)
BCA, Economics, Commercial Law, Accounting @ Victoria University of Wellington From 1988 to 1989 Nelson College From 1978 to 1982 Rod Snodgrass is skilled in: Telecommunications, Mobile Devices, Business Strategy, Product Management, Change Management, Business Transformation, Customer Experience, Strategy, Product Development, Team Leadership, Stakeholder Management, Business Case, Business Analysis, Product Marketing, Strategic Planning, Start-ups, Team Management, Program Management, Telco, Marketing Strategy, Solutions Marketing, Executive Management, Budgets, Positioning, Sales, Requirements Analysis, Marketing Management, Customer Retention, Key Account Management, Management, IT Strategy, Mobile Communications, Business Process..., Leadership, Governance, Competitive Analysis, Project Planning, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business Planning, Segmentation, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development, Go-to-market Strategy, E-commerce, Cloud Computing, Management Consulting, Mobile Technology
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