TelcoSwitch is driven by a leadership team of industry professionals committed to delivering next-generation SaaS solutions for Unified Communications.
Eddie joined TelcoSwitch as Chairman in 2020, following a decade as CEO at Maintel, an AIM-listed managed services provider. Eddie brings over 20 years of experience in business development, M&A, fundraising and strategy in the telecoms space, having also served in leadership roles at Redstone Telecom, Onetel and Cable & Wireless.
Founder & CEO
As founder and CEO, Russell is responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the TelcoSwitch Group. Before TelcoSwitch Russell founded Luxtech Ltd, a niche IT managed services provider with revenues exceeding £12 million on exit. He also served as CTO at both Teliqo, a hosted telephony provider, and Wireless Access Network who pioneered wireless broadband in the UK.
Barry is COO at TelcoSwitch, overseeing the operational running of all TelcoSwitch Group companies, and joined from a national hosted telecoms provider where he served as CTO and COO for five years. Previously Barry spent over 20 years in the Capital Markets and Hedge Fund technology space in a variety of senior IT roles.
As CFO of TelcoSwitch, Paul is responsible for running the finance department as well as focussing on M&A opportunities across the group. Paul brings 14 years of experience in Private Equity for LDC and Livingbridge, focussing on technology investing. Previously, he worked for Cavendish Corporate Finance and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte.
As CMO, Simon leads a team that oversees marketing and go-to-market strategies across the TelcoSwitch Group to support the growth and success of channel partners. Before joining the company, Simon spent 16 years in fast-growth telecoms resellers, holding senior positions across marketing and product disciplines.
As CTO, Aaron is responsible for the smooth running of all TelcoSwitch infrastructure, including overseeing the technical integration of acquired IP and leading an internal DevOps team that builds and enhances the company’s powerful UCaaS products. Prior to joining TelcoSwitch three years ago, Aaron headed up engineering for a large national service provider.
Nick joined TelcoSwitch in 2021, following six years as Sales Director for AdEPT Technology, a UK PLC with revenues of £60m. Before this Nick was Sales Director for Shift F7 until its acquisition by AdEPT, and also ran his own successful telecoms consultancy until its acquisition by Luxtech, which he joined as Sales Director for three years.
Head of Sales
Sam joined TelcoSwitch in 2017, and as Head of Sales has built a successful nationwide team of Business Development Managers responsible for the company’s pipeline of channel partners. Before joining TelcoSwitch Sam spent seven years as Business Manager at one of the UK's largest distributors of telephony hardware.
Head of Design
As Head of Design, Liliana oversees the visual brand of TelcoSwitch, along with UX for all channel partner services, including Partner Portal and marketing automation. Before joining TelcoSwitch in 2015, Liliana worked for several prestigious design studios in London as a product and graphic designer and holds a Masters degree in Industrial & Product Design.