Andy Odgers founded Quortus in 2009 and in that short time has been responsible for its sustained growth with the company now boasting multiple deployments worldwide. A serial innovator, Andy has spent the past decade developing software solutions for mobile networks. In 2003 he founded Zynetix, the developer of GSM softswitches, successfully negotiating the company’s sale to Sonus Networks. Following this he assumed the role of Sonus’ VP of Wireless Technology until taking part in a management buy-out of Zynetix in 2008. Andy subsequently worked as Technical Director of Zynetix up to the subsequent sale of that company to Globe Wireless.
Ian is the Quortus CFO, joining from Zynetix which he co-founded with Andy Odgers and where he was CEO. In his role, he utilises his wide array of business experience from across multi-national organisations and standalone enterprises to support the company’s commercial strategy as it increases deployments and expands into new markets. Ian’s career has encompassed a variety of roles including management positions at Nortel, Alcatel and Zynetix, as well as working as a technology analyst for London Ventures Ltd. He is also Trustee, Director and Treasurer of the Institute of Export, a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the interests of everyone involved in importing, exporting and international trade.