SteveBell is founder and President of KeySo Global LLC.
He is an accomplished strategy, marketing and technology analyst, advisor, speaker
and commentator on the mobile Internet and its impact on digital life.
Steve worked with Motorola for over 20 years in Germany, the UK and USA, and has
an in-depth understanding of international trends, markets and cultures. His experience
includes the creation of new products, solutions and markets from GSM in Europe to
3G, and most recently 4G WiMAX devices.
He has worked with global mobile operators and ecosystem providers at all levels,
up to and including C level management. In these engagements he has helped to identify
and evaluate strategic opportunities and define product portfolios and requirements
to best exploit their potential.
Steve is an international advisor to the ICIN Conference and the Center for Policy
on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) as well as a member of the ITU Telecom World Technical
Steve Benton has been Principal of KeySo Global LLC since 2009. He is a successful
author (The Wisdom Network) and leading advisor in the social networking, media and
technology field. Starting his career in technology as a software engineer, he then
spent 21 years in financial services working for UBS Investment Bank, as Executive
Director of I.T.and Global Head of Knowledge Management. He has been in the IT field
for over 30 years and brings strong international corporate experience, having lived
and worked extensively in Asia and Europe. For the past few years as an entrepreneur
Steve was a founding partner of the Networlding Partner Alliance, as well as a partner
of New Vine Media LLC.
Alison Bell develops and edits social media materials for KeySo Global and our partner
companies. She is also the Office Manager and is often the first point of contact
for our clients. Her 9 years of experience with the Greater Lincolnshire Chamber
of Commerce means that she thrives in a busy office setting and enjoys interfacing
with large and small businesses, while balancing a multitude of functions. Alison
has also worked in market research and school administration in 3 different countries,
and speaks fluent German.