Mr. Finney is a founding member of O3b and leads the companies commercial efforts worldwide including Sales, Marketing, Product development and Satellite Asset Management. Prior to joining O3b Networks, Mr. Finney served as Regional Managing Director for Ciena Corp, where he was responsible for Northern Europe, Russia and the Middle East.
Before this, Mr. Finney held a number of International Vice President positions from 2004 to 2007 with Alcatel-Lucent, including responsibility for the Vodafone business unit. He later served as Vice President of International Accounts for the Northern Europe region. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Finney served as a founding member of Huawei Technologies’ European team. During this time, he secured major contracts across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as the company’s Vice President of Mobile Solutions for the EMEA region.