Gary, who started his career with the Royal Signals in the British Army, brings more than 35 years of experience across security, commercial and government communications, in business management, commercial and business development roles.
Real Wireless, CEO Mark Keenan said: “This is an important appointment for us as demand for our expertise is increasing. Gary will lead the growth of our business, matching experts to clients and further developing established relationships across the industry and wireless users. He has extensive commercial experience and a keen interest in next generation technologies. We are delighted to have Gary on board.”
Gary has worked in wireless communications since the age of 16 when he started his apprenticeship with the British Army as a Communications Operator. On completion of his apprenticeship Gary went on to serve with the British Army in the Royal Corps of Signals as a Communications Specialist for eight years. On leaving the Army, Gary joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a Communications Officer and worked around the world providing secure communications for the UK government for a further eight years.
Since leaving government service Gary has worked in a number of senior commercial roles in industry in project management, sales and director level positions across defence, telecoms and intelligent mobility sectors. Gary has led major multi-million pound bids and managed teams covering the areas of sales, marketing, account management and bidding.
Business Development Director, Gary Littledyke said: “I am passionate about innovation and the application of next generation technologies and how they can be applied effectively to benefit everyone as everyone and everything becomes connected in our “always on” world. Connectivity is key, it is the thread that connects all next generation technologies and an area in which our expertise is second to none. I am delighted to join Real Wireless as we start to realise the true potential for 5G.”
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