Jeremy has spent over 25 years in the public and private equity markets. He was part of the team that bought Leeds United in 1996 and was Managing Director for 3 years leaving the business in June 1999 with no debt, profits of £7m and 4th in the Premier League. He then joined Sports Internet Group plc as CEO and built an online gaming business through £60m of acquisitions; the business was sold to BSkyB plc in 2000 for £301m, trading subsequently as Skybet. Since then he has been an active investor in TMT businesses, investing into Mobile Tornado in 2004 alongside Peter Wilkinson. He was appointed to the Board in November 2006.
Peter is a leading technology entrepreneur having built and sold a number of businesses. In 1995 he started Planet Online, an internet service provider, and sold it to Energis in 1998 for £50m. He retained Planetfootball.com and reversed this into Sports Internet Group, which was subsequently sold to BskyB plc for £301m. He also founded Freeserve, the free ISP business that was launched by Dixons Group plc and listed on the stock market for over £1 billion in 1999. In 2013 he sold Intechnology’s managed services division for £70m having founded the business in 1983. He is Chairman and majority shareholder (53%) of Intechnology plc, which owns 51% of Mobile Tornado. Peter is also founder and Chairman of Inhealthcare, a remote patient monitoring business, currently working closely with the NHS.
Mr. Avi Tooba is Mobile Tornado’s Chief Executive Officer. As a world expert in Mission Critical Communications Systems in the telecom industry for the last 30 years, he has held several executive management positions at companies such as Motorola Solutions where he also served as Head of Motorola Solutions R&D center in Israel. Mr. Tooba holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Purdue University, USA and a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Jonathan Freeland was appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive Director on 9 February 2018. Jonathan has 20 years’ experience in financial services across wealth and investment banking, private equity and commercial lending. He was a Partner at Venn Partners LLP, the specialist private credit investment manager, from 2011-2015. He is currently CEO of Waveney Capital Management Ltd a credit focussed investment business he founded in 2016. Mr. Freeland has a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Bristol University
Mr. Avi Tooba is Mobile Tornado’s Chief Executive Officer. As a world expert, specializing in Mission Critical Communications Systems in the telecom industry for the last 30 years, he has held several executive management positions at companies such as Motorola Solutions where he also served as Head of Motorola Solutions R&D center in Israel. Mr. Tooba holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Purdue University, USA and a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Mr. Nissim Farhuma is a veteran in the field of complex systems software development. Prior to joining Mobile Tornado, he held several senior management positions at Motorola Solutions, including serving as the Director of VoIP Mission Critical Communication Systems Development. Mr. Farhuma holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Sciences from Tel Aviv University, Israel.
PRESALES & OPERATIONS MANAGER
Mr. Shahar Doron joined Mobile Tornado in 2016, and is responsible for all Global Presales activities. Prior to joining Mobile Tornado, he has worked for the Telecommunications industry, mainly with ISPs and Telecom vendors, while specialising in VoIP and Unified Communications. Mr. Doron holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and BA in Management, both from the College of Management Academic Studies.