Meet The Agents

Our agents are experts in their subject matters and regions and provide two key roles: identifying great new apps and developing new business opportunities for the agency's app developer clients.
Verónica García Alchurrut

Verónica García Alchurrut

Region: Latin America

Specialism: Ecommerce and marketing

Verónica is an expert in online business administration on eCommerce platforms and has a talent for identifying niches and new business opportunities. With more than 9 years’ experience in the mobile industry Verónica is experienced in defining strategies together with mobile network operators, integrating apps onto different platforms as well as creating value and developing start-up campaigns.

Simon Buckingham

Simon Buckingham

Region: Global

Specialism: Telco and mobile distribution deals

Simon is a mobile industry expert who has specialized in launching nonvoice mobile internet services for over 25 years. Simon started his career at Vodafone in 1991 before founding Mobile Streams, the leading mobile content provider, in 1999 and working there for 20 years until 2020. Simon has launched many mobile services including SMS services; Ringtones.com; mobile games channels and Appitalism – a leading mobile app store.

Brian Patterson

Khawar Naeem

Region: Pakistan

Specialism: Fintech, services and content

Khawar is a former Telecom engineer turned successful consumer tech and interactive entertainment business builder. He has multi-faceted experience spanning live video streaming, games, telecoms, and software tech across multiple markets and roles ranging from product management, to corporate strategy. Currently Khawar is working with Startups in the field of Gaming, Social and Data in Pakistan. Khawar competed and represented Pakistan in 5G App competition held last year in Amsterdam under VEON, presenting his Esports & Entertainment 5G platform

Daryl Young

Daryl Young

Region: Global

Specialism: Mobile and online content

Daryl is the Co-Founder and President of Cuba Entertainment Services (CES)-a firm providing complete production services for U.S. companies in Cuba. A former Marine and serial entrepreneur, Daryl got his start in the entertainment business as Vice President of Death Row Records in 1991. He then co-founded The Nickels Group, a consortium of film, music, and event producers creating/acquiring traditional, mobile, and online content for digital and theatrical distribution. In addition to CES, Daryl is CEO of Digital Box USA/UK, third party billing companies for mobile operators world-wide.

Brian Patterson

Brian Patterson

Region: North America

Specialism: Mobile Media Product Marketing

After an early foundation in M&A investment banking, Brian has applied the same strategic approach to creating partnerships between media companies and wireless Telcos. With 10 years of media licensing, business development, and marketing experience at Mobile Streams and Drop In Media, Brian has launched numerous record-breaking campaigns in sports and entertainment with clients including Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Telus, Rogers, and AT&T.

Cici Feng

Cici Feng

Region: Global

Specialism: Consumer Apps

A world citizen, Cici Feng was born in Beijing China, lived for many years in Tokyo Japan and has lived in the U.S. for many years, after studying at Fordham University in New York. Fluent in many languages, Cici is most interested in bringing the very best consumer 5G applications from Asia to the Western world.

Gerry Christensen

Gerry Christensen

Region: North America

Specialism: Network Signaling, SIP, VoIP, Network to Device Interactions, Edge Computing

Gerry has over 30 years of experience in planning, engineering, product management and business development for telecommunications networks, applications and services. He has a strong working knowledge in many ICT areas and is considered an expert and thought leader in emerging areas such as 5G, AI, and IoT.

Chris Dadd

Chris Dadd

Region: UK

Specialism: FinTech

Chris innovates for award winning FinTech and Telco products. For more than 20 years, he has launched firsts in mobile shopping, entertainment, banking and sports services for companies such as Visa, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, IMI Mobile, Paysafe, Vodafone and IBM. Chris is excited to be helping Nonvoice clients achieve new firsts with their 5G apps.

James Fryer

James Fryer

Region: UK

Specialism: Content services

James has specialised in the mobile technology for over 15 years. His experience includes building content services for mobile operators worldwide such as Ringtones.com whilst he was at Mobile Streams. Most recently, James been focusing on services and applications marketed direct to consumers.

Jac Currie

Jac Currie

Region: EMEA

Specialism: Distribution, devices and retail

Jac is a consultant in the telecommunications industry and previously SVP of Lifecycle Services for Ingram Micro. Before this he was President of European Mobility responsible for the operations of the USD 3 billion turnover division after Ingram’s 2012 acquisition of BrightPoint. At BrightPoint, Jac was CIO responsible for development and execution of global IT strategy from 2006 until 2012. Jac joined BrightPoint in 1998 as Regional MD of the Middle East. In 2002, he did a management buy-out of BrightPoint's operations across MEA, sold back to BrightPoint in 2006. Prior to BrightPoint, Jac worked for Deutsche Telecom in Philippines and Millicom International Cellular in Europe, Asia and Latam.

Cristiano Garibaldi

Cristiano Garibaldi

Region: APAC

Specialism: Mobile gaming

Cristiano has now been in the mobile gaming industry for over 15 years with roles at the likes of Tasman Studios, Aristocrat and Empress Games. Cristiano has built various mobile gaming platforms for telcos around the world including: Telstra, Vodafone, Optus and AT&T.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

Region: Europe, Eurasia, South East Asia

Specialism: Digital Innovation, Design & Growth

Paul is an award winning pioneer and innovator in digital product and service. He has pursued his passion for disruptive tech, behaviours and future trends within TV, entertainment, publishing, sports, gaming, ecommerce, telecoms and high tech. Paul now has over 20 years experience in corporate, SME and start-ups across Europe, Eurasia and South East Asia. On a mission to keep the online world a useful, fun, mindful and positive place for all generations.

Brian Patterson

Victoria Taylor

Region: Global

Specialism: Marketing and communications

Victoria is a marketing and communications professional with over 20 years experience across multiple industries including mobile communications. She was heavily involved in the success of Mobile Streams and the IPO of the Company on the London Stock Exchange in 2014 as well as with the launches of popular services such as: Ringtones.com and Appitalism. Victoria is looking forward to helping Nonvoice clients achieve success with their own apps.

John S. Krivulka

John S. Krivulka

Region: U.S.A

Specialism: Enterprise and Security Applications

John has over 25 years of law enforcement and private sector security experience in the United States. John has implemented and managed specialized technologies, both for the public and private sector, focusing on the safety and security of large-scale events, conferences, and conventions. John blends the use of technology and physical security demands in the private sector through business development.

Jose Carlos Tenreiro

Jose Carlos Tenreiro

Region: Latin America

Specialism: New business development

Jose Carlos has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial/new business, Key Account Management digital, retail and general administration areas within the mobile and telecommunications sector. Jose Carlos has a specialist knowledge of the Mexican market and Latin America in general and is experienced in negotiating, managing, developing and positioning products and services, whilst always exceeding expected results.

Alex Chu

Alex Chu

Region: China

Specialism: Mobile and online content

Alex has almost 10 years of experience in the mobile Internet advertising industry including managing multinational teams. He is based in China and specialises in influencer and social media marketing. Alex also established and implemented Nanigans’ expansion plan for the Greater China Region, progressively growing Nanigans’ SaaS business within China.

Peter Tomlinson

Peter Tomlinson

Region: Global

Specialism: Smart factories and Supply Chain

Peter has worked in manufacturing and supply chain for over 40 years, many of which are in Asia, the hub of global manufacturing. Having started his business journey in Scotland, Peter has lived in many countries of the world executing manufacturing and supply chain solutions for companies including IBM, Nokia, Motorola, Jabil Circuit and Jabra.
Having established his own company in 2006 Peter has enjoyed many Board positions, consultant roles and as an Angel investor. Peter’s latest role on the Board of a Smart factory solutions provider uses his knowledge and experience to drive business forward through new mobile applications.