Meet The Team

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 Ant Molloy
CEO

Ant is responsible for leading the development of Aurora’s vision, mission, long-term strategy and ultimately Aurora’s success.

From running his own software business, to supporting Daisy as Chief Software Officer for over 8 years, Ant has been dreaming, building and delivering software projects since the age of 14.  

He is a proven problem solver that bridges the gap between technology and commerce with innovation. Ant loves working with capable, driven and energetic teams to get complex stuff done quickly, automating and streamlining processes that make customers happy.

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   Derek Watson
COO

Derek plays a key role in Aurora’s strategic objectives whilst still maintaining a hugely important consultative role to our reseller customers. Derek’s mobile, data and cloud billing knowledge are unrivalled in the industry and his understanding of customers’ requirements are second to none.

Derek began his career developing Anti-Submarine Warfare systems at GEC Marconi. He then switched to Telecoms in 1995 and was 1 of 3 founders of Aurora. They quickly grew the start up to a £5 million business and subsequently sold it to a large ICT provider. Derek remains at the hub of the business.

 
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 Danielle Price
Product & Channel Director

Danielle is responsible for the creation and delivery of Aurora software products and marketing to the channel. Her teams are responsible for shaping and creating the go to market strategy for all IP created within Aurora.

After starting her career in the Legal sector, Danielle has spent the last 5 years working with technology and has a proven track record of driving strategic growth and software product innovation.

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 Kevin O'Brien
Chief Financial Officer

Kevin is responsible for Aurora’s financial strategy and leads the finance, HR, procurement and corporate travel teams.

Previously Kevin was part of the Daisy Group team where he held the position of Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, supporting the acquisition, financing and organic growth strategies. 

Kevin joined Daisy following the Phoenix IT acquisition in 2015, where he held a similar role for the public listed company.

Prior to this, Kevin has a wealth of experience in financing and commercial roles working in a private equity owned renewable energy company and a US titanium manufacturer.

 
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 Jon Taylor

Technical Director

Jon is the Technical Director of Aurora, building upon 12 years of experience in telecoms software development.

Providing technical leadership to navigate complex engineering trade offs to pragmatically deliver digital transformations. We like to move fast and NOT break things.

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 Chris Nicholls

Managed Services Director

Chris is responsible for the Managed Services Aurora delivers to its clients, guaranteeing dependable and on time delivery of our products.

Chris spent his early career within finance and banking in the UK, Australia and Pacific. Returning to the UK, he moved into project management within the insurance sector for 12 years, before taking up his next position in The Daisy Group as Programme Manager, in 2009. During the last 10 years, Chris has managed the development portfolio for Daisy’s Sales, Ordering, Provisioning and Billing applications. 

 
 
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 Ramy Dahab
Professional Services Director

Ramy oversees the implementation of projects and service delivery for Aurora customers. His teams are responsible for delivering the software at the heart of Aurora’s innovative products.

Ramy has been working in Daisy Group since 2016, where he was leading the group Business Analysis and Transformation team, taking on the responsibility for executing various business critical IT programmes across Daisy group.