31 min

Chris Hall of Stacuity: Silencing the Skeptics Speaking to Influence

    • Management

This week,Chris Hall, Chairman and Co-Founder of Stacuity Ltd. describes thechallenges of being a small startup grappling with geographical bias in the tech industry,and the need to convince others of their credibility in spite of these biases.

In this episode you will learn:


How they are trying to change the perception of the industry by offering a betterand more efficient network specifically designed for IoT.
The importance of storytelling and the power of asserting oneself in aconversation.

Chris shared his experience of convincing skeptical, traditional telecom engineers about the significance of embracing the internet, which ultimately led to successful implementation and adoption.

24 Hour Challenge:

Chris also challenged the listeners to practice concise communication in their ownpresentations, emails, and conversations - whatever you are composing, try to cut it inhalf!

About Chris Hall:Chris has worked in the telecommunications sector since graduating from CambridgeUniversity in 1984. He has held senior roles for British Telecom and O2 in the UK andEurope, before moving to the Isle of Man in 1999 to become CEO of Manx Telecom.

In 2000, he led a ground-breaking project to build and launch Europe’s first commercial3G mobile network. The 3G showcase generated a huge amount of interest from theindustry, media and customers and generated valuable learning and insight for ManxTelecoms parent company, O2 which was used to shape their 3G rollout plans in the UKand Europe.

In 2011 he returned to his entrepreneurial roots. He is an active angel investor with aportfolio of investments in early-stage technology start-ups and is co-founder andchairman at Stacuity Limited, a new venture providing programmable IoT connectivity.

He is also a Board member/advisor for companies across various sectors and isChairman of Hospice Isle of Man.

You can connect with Chris in the following ways:


Web: www.stacuity.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrishallcando/

You can connect with Laura in the following ways:


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola
LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vocal-impact-productions/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/VocalImpactProductions
Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions
Twitter: @LauraSicola
Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions
Website: https://vocalimpactproductions.com/
Laura’s Online Course: virtualinfluence.today

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

This week,Chris Hall, Chairman and Co-Founder of Stacuity Ltd. describes thechallenges of being a small startup grappling with geographical bias in the tech industry,and the need to convince others of their credibility in spite of these biases.

In this episode you will learn:


How they are trying to change the perception of the industry by offering a betterand more efficient network specifically designed for IoT.
The importance of storytelling and the power of asserting oneself in aconversation.

Chris shared his experience of convincing skeptical, traditional telecom engineers about the significance of embracing the internet, which ultimately led to successful implementation and adoption.

24 Hour Challenge:

Chris also challenged the listeners to practice concise communication in their ownpresentations, emails, and conversations - whatever you are composing, try to cut it inhalf!

About Chris Hall:Chris has worked in the telecommunications sector since graduating from CambridgeUniversity in 1984. He has held senior roles for British Telecom and O2 in the UK andEurope, before moving to the Isle of Man in 1999 to become CEO of Manx Telecom.

In 2000, he led a ground-breaking project to build and launch Europe’s first commercial3G mobile network. The 3G showcase generated a huge amount of interest from theindustry, media and customers and generated valuable learning and insight for ManxTelecoms parent company, O2 which was used to shape their 3G rollout plans in the UKand Europe.

In 2011 he returned to his entrepreneurial roots. He is an active angel investor with aportfolio of investments in early-stage technology start-ups and is co-founder andchairman at Stacuity Limited, a new venture providing programmable IoT connectivity.

He is also a Board member/advisor for companies across various sectors and isChairman of Hospice Isle of Man.

You can connect with Chris in the following ways:


Web: www.stacuity.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrishallcando/

You can connect with Laura in the following ways:


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola
LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vocal-impact-productions/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/VocalImpactProductions
Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions
Twitter: @LauraSicola
Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions
Website: https://vocalimpactproductions.com/
Laura’s Online Course: virtualinfluence.today

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31 min