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Mark Morley
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Attended Warwick Business School
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Flight of the £25million bum plane! World's largest aircraft finally takes to the skies for a successful maiden voyage 
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The 302ft-long Airlander 10 (pictured) - part plane, part helicopter, part airship - loomed overhead at Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire as the sun started to set on this evening.
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As the natural progression from smart objects to learning objects occurs, this new wave will encompass the globe.
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Industry Marketing Director
  • OpenText | GXS
    Industry Marketing Director, present
  • Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • PTC
  • McLaren Marketing Limited
  • Computervision
  • GEC Avionics Limited
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Wokingham, UK
Deal, UK - Milton Keynes - Bournemouth
Strategic & Innovative B2B marketing professional with over twenty years of experience working for global blue chip information technology software and services based companies

As Industry Marketing Director, I lead OpenText | GXS’ strategy in the manufacturing industry where I have a particular focus on automotive, high tech and industrial sectors. In this role, I define the go-to-market strategy for OpenText | GXS’ cloud based B2B e-commerce and integration solutions within the afore-mentioned industry sectors.

In recent years I have developed thought leadership in areas such as the Internet of Things, cloud computing, ERP integration, divestitures, B2B outsourcing, emerging markets and supply chain disruption. I frequently speak at global conferences on subjects such as improving the efficiency of manufacturing supply chains and strategies for managing offshore manufacturing operations. I am often quoted in industry publications such as Automotive Logistics, Manufacturing Digital and I also have a keen interest in all aspects of social media to help develop my ‘digital footprint’ across the manufacturing sector. As part of my role I work closely with the industry organisations, for example working with Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and ODETTE in the automotive sector and I participate in the EDIFICE high tech industry association in Europe.

Prior to joining OpenText | GXS, I worked for the National B2B Centre in the UK, a government-funded organisation which helped small-to-medium-sized companies adopt all aspects of B2B technology. I also spent 12 years with PTC, a PLM software solution provider, where I held a number of senior positions in Technical Presales and International Marketing.

I have an MSc in Computer Aided Engineering from Cranfield University and an MBA from Warwick Business School, both universities are located in the UK.

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  • Warwick Business School
  • Cranfield University
  • Bournemouth University
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