Q: Bill – what gets you out of bed in the morning?
A: The challenge of redefining eircom Business Solutions from a legacy fixed voice provider to a mobile, data, services and solutions leader in the B2B Segment.
Q: Is your phone one of the first things that you reach for?
A: Yes… and ear buds to listen to podcasts or music during my morning exercise routine.
Q: Do you remember the make/model of your very first mobile phone?
A: It was the Motorola Tac*.
(*Kudos to Bill who was clearly an early adopter! The MicroTAC – released by Motorola on 25th April 1989 – was the smallest and lightest phone available at the time. On its release, it was hailed as a revolution in mobile devices).
Q: Could you live without your Smartphone?
A: Of course… just not as happily or productively!
Q: What’s your favourite device apart from your smartphone?
A: My MacBook Pro.
Q: How many ‘mobile/connected’ devices do you have?
Q: What’s your favourite feature on your current Smartphone?
Q: If you were to create your very own multi-billion euro app idea, what would it be?
A: It would be something business to business related… perhaps around IoT… to allow non-traditional endpoints to become connected and intelligent.
Q: Favourite social network?
Q: Ever received/used mobile coupons?
A: Yes… but I haven’t used them.
Q: What’s the last thing you purchased via mobile?
A: Airline Tickets.
Q: Favourite loyalty app?
A: Open Table.
Q: Spotify or Vinyl?
Q: What is the last text you received from a brand or business?
A: It was from Bank of Ireland.
Q: What’s the most exciting thing about mobile marketing today?
A: The ability to reach large markets of prospective customers economically and efficiently.