With more than two decades of marketing and strategic experience in technology, Simon
Gwatkin is responsible for communicating and evolving Mitel’s corporate positioning and
brand equity in the global marketplace.
Appointed Vice-President of Strategic Marketing in 2003, Simon has raised Mitel’s
international presence with key stakeholders and publics through dedicated and
ambitious initiatives in marketing and media, analyst, and investor relations.
Prior to 2003, Simon held a variety of executive roles in Mitel, including Vice President of
IP Platforms. He was instrumental in the development and marketing of the company’s
flagship IP-PBX platform during this time.
Additionally, Simon brings a seasoned history of international business experience,
ensuring continuity and an end-user focus in Mitel’s global marketing initiatives across
Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Simon is a well-regarded authoritative speaker. His extensive speaking schedule and
insight into market dynamics and unfolding trends in user adoption have contributed to
the emerging shift towards the mass adoption of IP communications.
Simon is a board member of the Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation, as well as
an active member with a wide variety of trade and industry associations.