Ben Carter

Ben Carter

Product Director - End User Solutions at Pearson plc

United Kingdom

User experience Business models Marketing

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For more than a decade, Ben has been involved across the breadth of the mobile industry. From carriers to content providers; from tech enablers to enterprises, Ben draws on a career with leading companies including mBlox, Glu Mobile, Virgin Media and Atos.

Relishing the role of product champion, Ben is a natural evangelist who has consistently over achieved in a number of successful start-ups and then translated his entrepreneurial expertise into the corporate surroundings of Virgin Media where he re-energised the home phone business. At Atos Ben is shaping a new mobile business within the transactional division, helping to increase Atos’s front office offering and driving the company’s focus area of ‘smart mobility’.

Specifically, Ben’s mobile background is a rich with experiences at mBlox where he developed mobile products that sit behind the consumer layer and enable mobile interaction and mCommerce for clients like Lloyds, MasterCard and Fox. At Glu Ben created consumer mobile environments for entertainment properties like Turner, Warner Bros, Paramount, Sega and Manchester Utd. While at Virgin, mobile was not his focus however Ben still played a part in early convergence propositions and now at Atos Ben is able to draw upon his heritage just at the time when mobile has come of age.

Always at the forefront of innovation Ben has accomplishments across the product spectrum, developing, marketing and the in-life management of product portfolios.
Be it rich consumer experiences or backend technology enhancements, Ben has consistently used a variety of product techniques to deliver sticky, intuitive and compelling products to market.

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