10 April 2018
Qvantel is pleased to announce that Jaco Fourie will join Qvantel as Head of Product Management. He will also be joining the Qvantel Leadership Team and report to the CEO.
Prior to coming to Qvantel, Jaco has led in the dual roles of CTO – Digital Business Systems and acting Head of Portfolio, Strategy & Solutions – Digital Business Systems for Ericsson, defining and implementing overarching architecture principles and frameworks for the Digital Business Systems (OSS/BSS in Telco) area. This also included defining and executing the target architecture for OSS and BSS for the evolution to cloud native applications and adopting a micro-services-based architecture platform, managing all portfolio aspects (life-cycle, profitability optimization, competitive strengths and strategy), portfolio investment planning, and governance of architecture and portfolio along with technology evolution strategies.
Qvantel CEO, Ove Anebygd, says, “Jaco brings with him a wealth of experience and success in product strategy, management, and execution as well as a strong technology background. We would like to wish a warm welcome to Jaco as we continue to strengthen our portfolio and build upon our vision for the future of accelerating digitalization for our customers.”
He has also served as Head of Product Line Revenue Manager, Head of OSS/BSS Architecture & Senior Expert in BSS, Director of Strategy and Business Development, Director of Sales (Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa), and Director of Technology & Business Strategy.
Jaco will be based in Jyväaskylä, Finland where he will also be the site manager.