Chris Thorpe is the CEO of Mobile Embrace Limited and one of its founders.
Chris is an expert in the global mobile services and telecommunications industry with over 15 years managerial experience and a proven track record gained in the United States, Europe and Australia.
Chris combines this experience with a financial background that gives him a great insight and understanding of the industry, its issues and trends and the requirements needed to deliver a successful business and associated services.
Chris has been at the forefront of the mobile services and telecommunications industry leading with a number of key innovations
- Instrumental in the introduction of Australia's first community based telecommunications services
- First Australian business to launch 1900 premium rate services
- First Australian business to launch premium rate sms chat services
Chris' work has been acknowledged through the receipt of numerous business awards for milestone achievements and contributions to the telecommunications industry.
Chris brings to Mobile Embrace invaluable leadership, insight, expertise, understanding along with a global network of leading industry associates and contacts. Providing Mobile Embrace with vision, drive and opportunities to capitalise on its position as a market leading mobile services and technology company.
When Chris takes time out from his CEO role, his main priority is his young family and he actively supports a number of charities including World Vision and the entertainment industry charity which focuses on disadvantaged children - The Golden Stave.
Chris also leads a crew who actively participate in Sydney's sailing calendar having secured a number of high profile victories through Middle Harbour Yacht Club.