What I do

If you are running an IT product or service business or want to build one, I can help.

I am more happy to work for early startups that have some cash coming in than I am for fully fledged enterprises. In fact, I’d prefer that.

So, if:

  • You have an idea for a new software solution but don’t know how to build it.
  • You need an interim CEO/COO or CTO.
  • You have an existing software solution but the revenues have plateaued.
  • You have significant gaps between your sales, marketing and development teams causing company to lose its edge.
  • You want to grow your software business internationally.
  • You want develop a channel partner strategy.
  • You want to optimise your current team and remove waste.
  • You want to prepare your software company for exit.

I have a lot of experience and contacts which I can use to help out in all of the above.

Mike Hughes Biography

I am a successful CEO/CTO/COO with over 40 years experience in running multi-national IT software and services businesses. I have run businesses from start up to disposal and has been involved in all aspects of the business during this process.

I have  run companies in the UK, USA, Ireland, India, Indonesia, Netherlands, France, Australia and South Africa.

I have been a senior C-Level driver in three exits (once as CEO, once as COO and once as CTO). Whilst they are not at the massive end of the market they amount to well over £100M worth of value. The transactions were also widely accepted as being very successful for all involved, the shareholders have all been happy.

I have worked in startups, private ownership situations and very large listed businesses and understand the best ways to maximise returns for owners and shareholders.

I am a very experienced leader (I rarely meet people like myself) , who is used to creating vision and cultures which motivate the teams within the business.

I have intimate knowledge of sales, marketing, product management, product development, recruitment, financial processes and I can even program at systems-programming level.

I know how to connect all the parts of a business together and identify and eliminate weaknesses.I believe that people are the best assets in any business and understand the process of setting up and motivating high performance teams. People seem to like working with me and I seem to like working with people.

I’m pretty good at what I do. Ask anyone 🙂

Give me a call

Mike Hughes
+44 7808 056269

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