John BaRoss

John BaRoss

Founder, President FINCCLUDE.org

I'd like to develop my business
 

Currently employed at FINCCLUDE Incorporated

Previous: Iksula, Datamatics Global Services Ltd, Amdocs Qpass Digital Commerce, ClickandBuy LLC, AT&T

 

Previous: Georgia State University

 

    Summary

    STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE Information, Commerce, Retail, Media and Entertainment Market Sectors Professional Profile: eCommerce, eWallet, Digital Media, Online/Multichannel Retail, B2B, B2C • Pioneering New Paradigms widely experienced in evangelizing/validating market interest, securing funding, hunting, farming, and building strong teams to open new markets with innovative initiatives and solutions in domestic and international markets • Strong leader who initiates and develops profitable B2B relationships with F500 C-level clients globally and leads portfolio of solutions • Marketing professional who devises and develops effective strategies and tactics that leverages traditional and emerging tools • Profit-focused steward who unleashes incremental revenue growth via market entry/expansion by harnessing talent and building ecosystem solutions that connect mission and core competencies/strengths to capitalize on untapped markets • Exceptional communicator adept at informing, persuading and inspiring individuals, teams, prospects, clients and audiences • Skilled negotiator and alliance builder who secures breakthrough engagements, then negotiates winning, profitable deals by envisioning, understanding and navigating through complex business-political climates in any sized entities • Visionary achiever who sees opportunities early, builds alignment, drives positive change, delights clients, reduces operating costs and executes plans that improve revenue and profit • Boots-on-the-ground executive who envisions and uncovers opportunities through creative perseverance, client and end-customer insights, and executing marketing strategies that generate incremental customers and revenues.

Experiences

Founder President

At FINCCLUDE Incorporated

From August 2015 to Present
FINCCLUDE: Financial Inclusion Now Carrier Commerce Leading a Ubiquitous Digital Economy Non-profit FINCCLUDE (www.fincclude.org) is a global knowledge community/industry assn/crowd consulting rapid response unit serving Telco-Carrier Commerce industry (a quiet giant of FinTech advancing Financial...
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President Marketing Business Development, Americas

At Iksula

From October 2012 to June 2016
Director-President Marketing Business Development, Americas * Hunted deals with new clients including Wal-Mart of the Midwest: "Meijer" (~$15B annual sales, a top ranked private cos. [Forbes]). ; * Lead business development planning and execution into Internet Retailer Top 500 and Second 500...
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Director Business Development

At Datamatics Global Services Ltd

From September 2010 to October 2012
Datamatics Global Services Ltd, Mumbai, India/ Edison, NJ, Director Business Development - Online Retail Solutions (ORS) * Led BPO/KPO's new LOB Sales & Marketing, pivoting LOB from Beta to launch and scaling ; * Hunted and farmed 5, 6 & 7 figure deals with F500 and Internet Retailer Top 500...
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Consultant & Director Business Development

At Amdocs Qpass Digital Commerce

From May 2008 to August 2010
* Brought on board to help Amdocs & Qpass teams overcome a competitive loss on their aim to win a new logo (the `new' at&t based in Texas) ; * Business Development for a multi-phased IME opportunity with at&t pertaining to eCommerce, m-Marketing, Storefront and emerging opportunities in...
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VP Strategic & Business Development

At ClickandBuy LLC

From January 2004 to April 2008
* Negotiated $MM deals for eCommerce ASP solution with global telcos, ISPs, cable wireless and other enterprises with large customer Bases (i.e.: TelMex, at&t, Yahoo and global telecoms throughout Americas, Europe & Asia) * Marketed company and solution at global IME industry events...
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eCommerce Business Development Director

At AT&T

From March 1985 to December 2003
* AT&T WebCents Governance Council leader, headed product and marketing planning & execution of launch and scaling of prepaid premium content payment alternative across multi-channel retail. * Triangulated colleagues, Accenture Consulting and retail distribution partners (i.e.: Wal-Mart,...
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Georgia State University, Atlanta

M.S. Management, Georgia State University

From September 1993 to May 1996
After being promoted to AT&T HQ in New Jersey, I completed my masters degree by taking classes at Rutgers University, Seton Hall University and Fairleigh Dickenson University over my first 12 months in NJ, then transferring credits back to GSU.
 

Skills

 
  • Amdocs
  • BPO
  • Business development
  • business development planning
  • Centrex
  • delivery management
  • ECommerce
  • Innovation
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