ABOUT

PowerX, a Software-as-a-Service company, provides the market-leading data intelligence platform for managing and optimising energy assets. 

The platform’s advanced data science tools and workflows, integrated with enterprise business processes, deliver efficiency, resilience and sustainability for critical asset operations. In telecommunications, for example, the PowerX solution has achieved auditable 15%-30%+ energy and maintenance cost reductions, asset utilisation improvements, CO2 emission reductions and revenue assurance. 

PowerX is a highly scalable, hardware agnostic platform that is quick and easy to deploy. The solution leverages AI to automate improvements and processes at scale helping operational teams identify inefficiencies, prioritise responses and manage to resolution with detailed diagnostics and integrated workflows. The result is enterprise‑wide visibility, specific insights and automated control actions, with increased workforce productivity, reduced cost and site-level efficiencies at scale across large, distributed estates. 

Leadership

With a wealth of experience in technology, telecoms, data and infrastructure, our seasoned executive team are passionate about using innovation to help you transform the performance of your mobile tower network.

Board

Our board of directors is accountable for our strategy, activities and performance. Their wealth of experience steers us towards long-term success.

William Mitchell

Non-Executive Chairman

William brings 30+ year multinational executive and non-executive experience in bio-tech, digital media, food and beverage across the full spectrum of early stage, fast growth, private equity backed, leveraged buy-outs and full London Stock Exchange Listed companies.

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Greg Gigliotti

Non-Executive Director

Greg has over 30 years’ experience in global investment and fund ventures including Falcor Advisors LLC, Trilogy Global Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs, Franklin Mutual Advisors to name a few. Greg brings a wealth of experience in technology companies’ growth.

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Neil McDougall

Non-Executive Director

Neil holds a number of positions: he is currently Chairman of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and Chairman of Silverfleet Capital, one of Europe’s premier PE funds. He has a strong investment background, former Bain & Co consultant and lead on Silverfleet Capital’s most successful investments.

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Chuck Green

Non-Executive Director

Chuck’s international experience in the industry spans over 24 years, covering 23 tower transactions in 14 countries across four continents. He was Founder and CFO at Crown Castle International from 1997-2001, the first Tower Company established in the US. He later co-founded and successfully led as CEO, then Chairman, Helios Towers Africa Ltd, one of the early pioneers of tower sale leaseback transactions, now listed on the London Stock Exchange. Since 2013 Chuck has held non-executive director roles with the likes of Edotco Group and Amane Towers. Today, he continues as non-executive director for Pinnacle Towers Pte (Frontier Tower Associates) and Vantage Towers.

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Ted B. Miller, Jr

Non-Exeuctive Director

Ted has extensive executive, financial and governance experience as a significant shareholder, executive officer and director of both start-up companies and large public companies. His previous roles include founder, Chairman and CEO of Crown Castle International (NYSE: CCI); founder, Chairman of Visual Intelligence – telecom digital twin technology company; founder, chairman of M7 Aerospace – sold to Elbit Systems (NASDAQ: ESLT). He is a board member and advisor to the Autonomy Institute, a US government, industry, academia and public alliance creating policies, markets, jobs and capital for intelligent, digital and autonomous infrastructure for the 21st Century.

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Andrew Schafer

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew has over 25 years of global software leadership and strategy consulting experience, with strong domain knowledge in IoT, physical asset management, energy management and sustainability. Prior to joining PowerX, Andrew spent 12 years at Verisae and Accruent where he led the International division, successfully building and scaling a portfolio of SaaS solutions across multiple industries and geographies. Prior to that, Andrew held senior business advisory and strategy consulting roles at PwC and IBM.

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Justin Head

Founder, Executive Vice-Chairman

Justin founded PowerX in 2017, with a passion for innovation and technology that delivers business benefit to customers. His experience spans 25+ years in IT and Telecoms, developing and delivering complex managed services and outsourcing agreements across the world for Ericsson and IBM blue chip clients in Telecom.

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Chris Coker

Chief Finance Officer

Chris has over 30 years background in Finance: PWC-trained, he held several CFO positions for multi-national services and hi-tech businesses such as BAE Systems Detica and SDL PLC. He brings direct experience in managing large international expansions and helping businesses grow organically or by acquisition.

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Ani Chiuzan

Chief Marketing Officer

Ani brings 19+ years’ experience working in start-ups, fast scaling as well as large businesses in hi-tech, telecoms and SaaS. She relaunched Pipedrive’s SaaS portfolio in 2019 leading to the company's strong ARR growth, was part of the team that successfully launched and grew EE to become UK’s #1 MNO and championed tech innovation for global blue-chip MNOs.

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Adrian Turner

Chief Technology Officer

Adrian has spent over 25+ years’ experience in software & hardware technology including enterprise SaaS for FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 firms. He brings deep IoT experience in retail, energy and smart building sectors globally with a track record of building and scaling innovative solutions for critical business needs.

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Simon Newnes

Founder & Director

Simon has extensive experience in building successful businesses. He started his career with C. J. Newnes & Partners until its sale in 2004, then went on to run private investment portfolios, most recently in 2016 as director of Dartmoor Capital Management Limited, an FCA regulated fund management advisory business.

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CAREERS AT POWERX

We are looking for passionate, innovative and inquisitive telecoms and technology experts to join PowerX on our mission to transform mobile networks through AI.

PowerX is built from a dynamic, friendly and experienced team who use technology to improve connectivity around the world.

Join our team to revolutionise the future of mobile networks.