MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of Web Services-based billing, customer self-care, and partner management solutions, has recently announced that Rob Dracup, an experienced and well-recognised figure in the BSS market, has joined the company as channel development director.
Rob has come to MetraTech from Comverse Technologies, where he was most recently a sales account director.
Rob has worked in the telecommunications for over 20 years, for Alcatel, Lucent, Unisys and most recently Comverse in its billing unit covering both the Real Time and Kenan billing product offerings. He has a strong track record of leading sales and account management of complex IT and telecommunications solutions to most major UK based operators, including BT, Orange, Vodafone, NTL and O2.
Rob has considerable experience of working in partnership with other suppliers including Accenture, IBM, LogicaCMG, CapGemini, Oracle, TechMahindra and Sun.
In his new role, Dracup will be responsible for building key strategic relationships with MetraTech partners in the EMEA region, who will benefit from his extensive market knowledge. He will report to Vladimir Mitrasinovic, MetraTechâ€™s vice president of global sales and marketing.
Dracup comments: â€œI am excited by the opportunity to join a company that has a real vision for the future of a market increasingly dominated by change. Billing is waking up to the reality that new services are the key, and MetraNet is unrivalled in its ability to model and support these profit centres of the future.â€
Added Vladimir Mitrasinovic: â€œRobâ€™s arrival represents another key step in the building of one of billingâ€™s most experienced and capable teams. These are exciting times for our company and Rob will be a key asset as we further establish our position in the market.â€
MetraTech Corp. provides the leading Web Services-based solution for billing, customer self-care, and partner management. MetraNet, MetraTech’s modular flagship platform, empowers customers to invent new business models and enhance collaboration among IT, business groups and subscribers. MetraTech offers a variety of delivery options ranging from licensing to outsourcing. Headquartered in Boston, MetraTech has offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris and London. MetraTech is a venture-backed, privately held company whose investors include Accel Partners, Vesbridge Partners (formerly St. Paul Venture Capital), Meritech Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Lucent Venture Partners. For more information, please visit www.metratech.com.