Meet the Exponential-e leadership team
Lee holds a Masters degree in Econometrics from UCL and is an IT specialist with over 15 years experience...View profile
Lee holds a Masters degree in Econometrics from UCL and is an IT specialist with over 15 years' experience in the Internet sector.
Prior to founding Exponential-e, Lee worked for McDonnell Douglas and BP. He later focused on corporate turnarounds in the communications sector. In his last two roles before founding Exponential-e, Lee was responsible for the turnaround of two Service Providers.
As an advocate of innovation, Lee has lectured extensively on the subject. He is passionate about the monetisation of innovation. Exponential-e’s own strapline ‘applied innovation’ is more than just a platitude and is a testament to his belief that innovation should be at the core of every business.
When not at his desk, Lee enjoys cooking, haute-cuisine, fishing and gardening.
Mukesh holds a degree in engineering from Brunel University and has over fifteen years of IT experience...View profile
Mukesh holds a degree in engineering from Brunel University and has over fifteen years of IT experience.
In 2012, he was appointed Managing Director of Exponential-e after an increasingly widening remit as Operations Director.
Mukesh has been named one of the top "forty under 40" telecoms executives to watch by Global Telecoms Business.
His passion, hands on approach and detailed understanding of the different facets of Exponential-e’s business is propelling the company forward on its continued and rapid growth path.
Mukesh’s interest in technology extends outside of work. In his spare time he can often be found automating his home with everything from media entertainment to lighting.
Director of Finance
Michael graduated from Bristol University and went on to qualify as an accountant with Touche Ros...View profile
Michael graduated from Bristol University and went on to qualify as an Accountant with Touche Ross in 1977. With over thirty years of financial management experience in large and small businesses at board level, Michael has an in-depth understanding of operational and strategic planning issues and M&A activities.
Prior to joining Exponential-e, Michael worked at Ernst & Whinney in Paris, BOC Group, Ultramar and Micrelec Group (which was acquired by Meggitt). He was also involved in a 3i high-tech start-up which was subject of a successful trade sale (Disctec).
Mike is a keen sailor and likes to play golf in his spare time.
Chief Technology Officer
As a founder and board member of Exponential-e, Adrian leads the technical innovation...View profile
As a founder and board member of Exponential-e, Adrian leads the technical innovation within the company, introducing major new features such as VPLS, Intelligent QoS and VoIP services.
With over 30 years' experience in the telecommunications industry, Adrian has worked in multi-national, enterprise and global carrier markets. Before joining Exponential-e, he held various senior roles within AT&T and was the CTO of Neos Networks, where he designed and developed the UK's first long haul MPLS-based Gigabit Ethernet network.
Adrian has a passion for photography and is often called upon to take photos at Exponential-e events and social occasions.
Business and Partner Development Director
Simon joined Exponential-e in 2006 and took the business from £6m p.a to £25m p.a...View profile
Simon joined Exponential-e in 2006 and took the business from £6m p.a to £25m p.a as Director of Sales. As Business and Partner Development Director, he is now responsible for Exponential-e’s portfolio of services, taking the company into the Cloud arena and developing the company's portfolio of strategic relationships to meet the changing market requirements.
Simon has extensive experience in the Communications Services industry having worked for companies such as NTL, Viatel and The Cloud.
Simon has three children and enjoys cycling and swimming outside of work. He gained his pilot’s licence at the age of 19.
Business Administration Director
As Business Administration Director, Colette has board-level responsibility...View profile
As Business Administration Director, Colette has board-level responsibility for Finance, Human Resources and Administration. She was promoted to the Board in March 2008, following six years with the company in various financial posts including three years as its Financial Manager.
Colette moved in to the telecommunications sector in 2000 when she joined CIX Internet. She was responsible for overseeing billing, credit control and purchasing. The company was acquired by Telenor Business Solutions in 2002, when Colette left to join as a founding employee at Exponential-e.