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Chief Operating Officer

Derek Bell

Derek is a seasoned, results-oriented, business leader – equally comfortable working with start-ups or large-scale enterprises. He has a broad range of skills and experience in global business management and technology innovation, across public and private sectors.  Since he co-founded Mitra Innovation in 2012, he has worked tirelessly to grow the business into a formidable, global, technology innovation company.  Derek increasingly focuses his energies on coaching, mentoring and nurturing the next generation of talent within Mitra.

Derek has over 20 years’ experience in the IT and Communications industry and a proven track record in project and programme management. Prior to co-founding Mitra Innovation he spearheaded a start-up business focussed on digital distribution of rich media (movies / games / music).

Specialties: Business Change Programmes: Leadership, direction-setting and delivery, sales, operations, business planning, outsourcing, offshoring, Agile Methodology, Six Sigma (Green Belt), MSP, Agile, AIM.

“Mitra’s business unit is undoubtedly one of the best places you could see Agile-scrum being used effectively to bring competitive advantage to our clients.”