Angus Ward is the CEO of Beyond Now, bringing 30 years of consulting and solutions experience to his role, supporting organizations across multiple industries to shape strategies and adopt platform-based business and operating models with differentiating partner ecosystems. He became CEO in 2017, after championing the creation of the business as part of BearingPoint Capital. Under his leadership, the company has transformed from a service-based entity to a SaaS-based technology company, expanding into ecosystem orchestration platform and digital marketplace solutions, strengthening both internal innovation and Beyond Now’s competitive advantage. In 2021, Angus led a successful management buyout backed by private investors which saw Beyond Now become an independent technology company with a vibrant global customer community of leading telecoms and technology organizations.
Angus’s extensive experience and knowledge of a range of fields has established him as a trusted advisor to Senior Executives at companies such as AWS, Google, Accenture, Boeing, Jaguar, Landrover, Ministry of Defence, BT and NTT, as well as an industry thought leader often quoted by prominent industry publications such as Forbes, Light Reading and Mobile World Live etc. By working closely and collaborating with industry bodies such as TM Forum, analysts, research firms and academic organizations such as MIT and Wharton, he is often invited to speak on stage at events such as MWC and DTW on the key trends and issues affecting telecoms and technology. Angus has a degree in Economics from the University of Bath and is a Chartered Accountant.