Alan McNab

Co-founder & CEO at Kaptea

Alan McNab has a diverse work experience spanning over three decades. Alan has held various leadership roles in renowned companies. Alan started their career at Hewlett Packard Enterprise as a Sr. Network Engineer, where they focused on network infrastructure service design and implementation. Alan then joined Cisco Systems as a Technical Sales Consultant and later became the Competitive Intelligence Manager, establishing Cisco's first centralized Competitive Intelligence function.

Alan continued their career at Motorola (formerly Symbol Technologies) as the Senior Director of Marketing, where they established Symbol as a leader in the Enterprise Mobility Market. Alan then founded Ceallant Consulting, a company that provided market intelligence services to the financial services industry.

After their entrepreneurial venture, Alan joined NCR Corporation as the VP of Customer Advocacy and GM of Irish Operations, overseeing the development of new customer service experiences in Europe. Alan then joined Cisco again as the Head of Go To Market for Internet Mobility Products and Services.

Alan's next role was at Arista Networks Limited, where they served as a Board Member and Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, EMEA. Alan was responsible for go-to-market development, partner engagement, and channel partner management.

Following their time at Arista Networks, Alan became the Managing Director, EMEA at Velocidi, leading the go-to-market strategy, partner ecosystem development, and recruitment of sales, marketing, and business development teams.

Alan's most recent position is the Co-founder and CEO of Kaptea | Twilio Consulting Partner, where they focus on building outstanding customer experiences over multiple digital channels.

Throughout their career, Alan has demonstrated a strong focus on customer experience, market intelligence, go-to-market strategy, and partner ecosystem development.

Alan McNab attended Santa Clara University from 1986 to 1990, where they earned an Engineer's Degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1996, they enrolled at Trinity College Dublin and completed a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree in 1997. Alan also holds additional certifications, including a Certified Scrum Master and Six Sigma Executive Belt, although specific details regarding the institutions and dates of obtaining these certifications are not provided.


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  • Co-founder & CEO

    January, 2019 - present

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