Rob Cowan - Managing Director at Aviareto Ltd

Managing Director at Aviareto Ltd

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Other

Education

Masters/PostGrad



Managing Director of the International Registry, an innovation in International Aircraft Finance Security. Building on previous experience guiding the development and operations of high security web based systems and international telecommunication networks.

Specialties:
Senior Leadership, Strategy development, articulating vision and focusing on delivery. Highly commercial leader in sensitive situations i.e. when highly regulated or dealing with large and demanding clients. Operations management in start up situations in telecoms or Web enterprises. Data communication , IT security, Network Management.

Rob Cowan's Professional Experience

2006 - Present

Aviareto Ltd - Managing Director

Managing Director of Aviareto Limited which operates the International Registry of Mobile assets under the Cape Town Convention.

2006 - Present

Aviareto Ltd - Managing Director

Managing Director of Aviareto Limited which operates the International Registry of Mobile assets under the Cape Town Convention.

2002 - 2006

Irish Aviation Authority - Operations and Network Manager

Responsible for the operational design, development, support and security of the Irish Aviation Authority's business network, server and desktop infrastructure. Heavy audit and compliance standards.

Key Skills
Aviation
2000 - 2001

Tyco Telecommunications - Senior Network Operations Manager

Establishing and developing a team capable of maintaining and managing an international sub sea transmission system to the highest industry standards. Geographic responsibility for Ireland, UK, USA, Canada. Establishing an appropriate culture and developing supporting processes and technology. Essentially getting people, processes and equipment operationally ready. SLA penalty - $500,000 per day beyond SLA target for repair!

Key Skills
SLA
2000 - 2001

Tycom Ltd - Senior Manager of Network Operations

Promotion in seniority, essentially the same position but with responsibilities to mentor other similar level managers around the globe.

1989 - 2000

Galileo Ireland - General Manager - Technical

General manager of technical department setting strategic direction, providing leadership to Ops teams, network design team, desk top team, installation team, provisioning team and product dev team. Wide technical and strategic role during a period of rapid technoogical development , as the Internet took hold and replaced private networks.

Key Skills
General Manager internet Network Design
1996 - 1999

Galileo - GM Business Dev

Commercial responsibility for non travel business development; developing a new brand, selling complex network services (Voice, IP, Frame, X.25) nationally and internationally through several strategic international network partners (Sprint, FT, Global One, Imminus, BT, ESAT)

Key Skills
Business Development
1989 - 1992

TIMAS - Network manager

Managing an X.25 and Frame Relay network linking 500 sites in Ireland, the US and the UK. Operations management, network design, security assurance, procurement.

Key Skills
Network Design

Rob Cowan's Education and Qualifications

2009

Masters/PostGrad - MBA

Dublin City University

2009

Bachelor/Degree - MBA, Master of Business Administration

Dublin City University

1995

Masters/PostGrad - Post Grad Cert in telecoms management

Telecommunications managers Association

1989

Bachelor/Degree - BE, Electronic Engineering

University College Dublin

1989

Bachelor/Degree - Electronic Engineering

University College Dublin

1985

Bachelor/Degree - ,

Colaiste Mhuire Parnell Square

1985

Bachelor/Degree - ,

Colaiste Mhuire Parnell Square

1979

Bachelor/Degree - ,

Baldoyle BNS

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Interests

Table Tennis

Memberships

Irish Table Tennis Association