Richard is the founder and CEO of Networks Worldwide, he founded Networks Worldwide after being in the Networking Industry for nearly 9 years.
Richard realised that there was a market for a boutique executive search firm that concentrated on helping Networking companies moving into Europe . Richard has assisted in establishing some of the most influential networking vendors ever, including, Wellfleet, Synoptics, Fore Systems, Alteon Websystems, Trend Micro.
Over the last 4 years Richard has spearheaded Networks's Worldwide growth into the Asia Pacific and Japanese markets.
Networks Worldwide mission is to establish a single point of contact for international recruitment and consultancy for American and Israeli technology vendors, looking “to go global and execute local”
Amanda has been a Director of Networks Worldwide since 2000 and is currently responsible for driving the delivery function of the organization, ensuring effective integration of the Business Development and Analyst Functions to provide effective customer solutions. Having worked across the US and EMEA territories, she has been instrumental in establishing the international presence of some of the key success stories of the last 5 years - Xylan, Extreme Networks, Redback Networks, ONI Systems and Unisphere to name but a few.
Personally successful at placing candidates in all the main strategic markets, she is Account Director for a number of our key accounts and has gathered an extensive network of contacts and experience in a wide variety of technology sectors including amongst others : Telecom Infrastructure, Security, Wireless and VoIP. She also manages a team of consultants who are responsible for account management and the delivery of multiple recruitment projects for various high profile accounts. She joined Networks Worldwide in 1997, and rapidly progressed through the organization into her current role.
Amanda graduated from Cardiff University in 1995 with a BSc Hons in Business Studies
Rebecca joined Networks Worldwide as an International Researcher in early 2000 and has naturally progressed through the organisation. During her tenure she has built a detailed understanding and contacts across cultures in EMEA and Asia Pacific. She has worked on an international basis with the industries leading vendors in Mobile Applications, wireless networking, security, Telecommunication Infrastructure etc.
She has trained and developed a core team of Analysts who support the delivery of searches and clients by compiling key data: technology trends, matrix the competitive landscapes within specific technology sectors, understands and track market leaders as well as new technologies and start-up vendors. In addition the team is proficient in employment law in all major international business regions, thus providing effective advice to clients when they are establishing their international operations.
Prior to her engagement with Networks Worldwide she was selling professional services for Cyberdesk, (Formerly Misys)