Gavin Whyte - Non Executive Director
Gavin Whyte was appointed as non executive director in December 2005. Gavin is Chief Operating Officer of NetPlay TV plc. NetPlay provides interactive gaming services in the U.K. which includes brands such as Play Monday, Live Roulette and Big Box Bingo. Gavin is responsible for all the day-to-day operations of the business as well as being a member of the Group's board.
Prior to this Gavin was Managing Director of Rubberduck Media Lab (RDML), a company which he sold to Aspiro in Sweden in September 2006. RDML is a leading supplier of TV to mobile streaming solutions. Rubberduck partners include: BBC, MTV, Universal Music, Fox Movies, 3, Nokia, Ericsson, NRK, TV2 (Norway), TV4 (Sweden), TVNorge and Telenor.
Gavin joined RDML from Monstermob Group plc where, as Operations Director, he was responsible for the technical operations of Monstermob including the supervision and continued development of the company's content management platform. Gavin was also responsible for content acquisition, managing relationships with mobile operators, adoption of new technologies and development of new products such as subscription services. Monstermob is a world leader in the provision of mobile content services and one of the largest mobile content consumer brands in the U.K.
Prior to this Gavin was employed by 3 Net Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Megatel International Management B.V. Megatel was a provider of international and domestic premium rate services. Gavin was responsible for establishing operations in Sweden, the Philippines, Hawaii, Russia and Bulgaria.