Simon Gwatkin

Vice-President of Strategic Marketing, Mitel

Simon Gwatkin
With more than two decades of marketing and strategic experience in technology, Simon Gwatkin is responsible for communicating and evolving Mitel’s corporate positioning and brand equity in the global marketplace.

Appointed vice president of strategic marketing in 2003, Gwatkin has raised Mitel’s international presence with key stakeholders and the public through dedicated and ambitious initiatives in marketing and media, analyst, and investor relations.

Prior to 2003, Gwatkin held a variety of executive roles in Mitel, including vice president of IP Platforms. He was instrumental in the development and marketing of the company’s flagship IP-PBX platform during this time.

Additionally, Gwatkin brings a seasoned history of international business experience, ensuring continuity and an end-user focus in Mitel’s global marketing initiatives across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Gwatkin is a well-regarded authoritative speaker. His extensive speaking schedule and insight into market dynamics and unfolding trends in user adoption have contributed to the emerging shift towards the mass adoption of IP communications.

He is a board member of the Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation, as well as an active member with a wide variety of trade and industry associations.

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