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About the CTOiC team

Technology is enabling new IP based services on networks.

Some Content Operators need to survive whilst new entrants are already claiming their stake in this new space.

CTO innovation Consulting is a young company with a mission to help its customers thrive in this new converged ecosystem and deliver a true Quality of Experience to end users.

What we can help you with?

  • Opportunity assessment
  • Business plan creation, consolidation & validation
  • RFI & RFP Assistance on both sides
  • Project management & Audit
  • Quality of Experience management
  • Risk Analysis & management
  • Strategic Marketing

Our domain-expertise covers the complete convergence space with unique expertise in the technologies around IPTV, Search engines, video & music delivery systems.

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Benjamin Schwarz

has 20 years of international experience in consulting and Telco & Media organisations. He spent 8 years with Orange, whom he joined in 2001. Benjamin started with Orange Labs focusing on video technology and QoE. In 2004 he joined the Content division running international music download then TVoDSL deployments in Europe and Africa. During that time he also built relationships with key suppliers and operators in this space to promote Orange’s technology ecosystem. Previously he spent 10 years with Logica-CMG moving from programmer to director then in 2000 Benjamin was CTO of Net4Music, a digital sheet music Internet start-up. After leaving Orange, Ben was VP of Business development for Witbe in the QoE space then in September 2008 Benjamin started consulting again by founding CTO innovation Consulting and is now involved in many operator projects including market intelligence, hybrid services and over-the-top content delivery. In 2013 Ben joined the rest of the Pack to create WolfPack Communications to help technology vendors reach out to the TMT market. Benjamin has a BA from King’s College London in Computer science and completed an executive MBA within INSEAD.

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Julie Dardelet

feels lucky to be in PR as every day is so different. Her secret sauce is rigor, organization, persistence, availability, reactivity and being a good listener. Julie started work at the European parliament then after a stint in Australia she became head of press relations first for Thomson (now Technicolor) then for Publicis. She went on to run communications and PR for Paris based Netgem. She joined the WolfPack in September 2013 bringing a wide skill set and adding crisis communication to our roster.

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Marta Twardowska

is an expert in generating PR opportunities through media relations and event publicity within the Telecoms Media and Technology industry for companies such as SoftAtHome.

Previously Influencer Relations Manager at ink Communications she spent two years working across the agency’s key mobile, Consumer Electronics, IPTV/ Telecommunications and semiconductors clients, including Birdstep, Viaccess-Orca, Primsense, AMIMON/WHDI and Acentic.

Marta has also worked for Forrester Research, Netherlands in the European press office, helping journalists to connect with Forrester analysts, performing media research and campaign support.

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Philip Hunter

is an acknowledged science and technology writer specializing in the business and delivery of audio video services over the last 12 years, writing regularly for Videonet, Broadcast Engineering, and Cable & Satellite International, while producing 4000 words of analysis each week for research website Rethink TV.

Philip also produces white papers and technical literature for a range of leading pay TV industry brands including Verimatrix, ATEME and Sea Change.

With a background in mathematics from Cambridge University, Philip has worked in several technical fields including medical statistics, aquatic systems engineering and database design as an industry analyst and journalist.