Michael Mullagh



Mobile and Payment










CEO/COO Roles (See Summary CV)

ViVOtech: Executive Chairman /CEO 2005-2012

Led the company to become the leading enabler of Contactless and NFC based Mobile Commerce solutions and in-store card and mobile payments, marketing and merchandising; shipped 1m readers globally; deployed TSM SW to leading banks; raised $80m in capital from strategic and financial investors 


Telephia: President/CEO 2001-2004

Engineered a successful "growth turnaround" of this mobile performance measurement and data analytics company - growing revenues from $3m to $60m and turning $30m in losses to profitability. Acquired by Nielsen for $450m.


CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industry Association)

Board Member 2003


Independent Consultant 2000-2001 

Advised four mobile startups on strategy, positioning, operations and funding ; facilitated successful customer introductions and contract wins


Whisper: President/CEO 1997-2000 

Built wireless telemetry (Automatic Meter Reading) start up from concept to launch


Rogers Wireless: President/COO/EVP 1992-1997

Doubled customer base in three years and grew revenues to $1.2b using innovative segmented strategies, including Cantel Amigo, North America’s first personal use packaged cellular offering; built and launched Canada’s first TDMA Digital Network and a chain of seventy mall located retail stores


TELUS Mobility: President/COO 1988-1992

Led BC Tel Mobility to become Canada’s first and North Americas most profitable wireless carrier, while simultaneously reversing share deficit


Mobility Canada (Former Association of Canadian Cellcos)

President and CEO 1992


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