In this episode, we explore Alan’s career as we explore how he became CEO of Cellnet.
We talk about the times that were particularly tough during his career, his philosophies on leadership, and what the sequence of events that led to becoming the CEO of Cellnet entailed.
This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.
2:20 What does Cellnet do?
3:40 What made you want to be an Accountant?
8:30 What got you into Sales and Marketing?
10:20 Did your mindest have to chance when you went from being an Accountant to a Marketer?
19:05 How important is it to you to have the right people around you when you were negotiating with overseas entities?
22:00 How did you determine what was next for you?
25:05 What did you takeaway from your time as a leader?
33:40 What was your next step after Phillips?
35:55 What was it like to find yourself in the GFC without a job?
43:05 What were the initial challenges with your job?
50:45 What does the next 5 years look like for Cellnet?
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Co-Hosted By Sumith Dissanayake (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumith-dissanayake)
Co-Hosted By Amanda Campbell (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-campbell-0426b258)