Dave Shuker


Dave had become a Partner at Wellington Capital Advisory since 2013, leading the telecommunications, technology, network, strategic and creative sector clients. He has over twenty years experience in the telecoms and Internet industries, and has worked on projects in over 20 countries around the globe. He was previously Chief Commercial Officer of Telefonica’s mobile operation in Mexico, and head of the Wireless Consulting Group of Razorfish, a global e-business integration company based in the USA.


Dave has advised and managed startup companies throughout Asia, North America and Europe including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and Qualcomm (USA), Vodafone and O2 (UK), Telefonica (Mexico), TelecomAsia (Thailand), SK Telekom (South Korea), New World (Hong Kong) and XL (Indonesia).His specialist area of expertise is in the establishment and development of new companies, with a focus on helping companies develop market entry strategies and manage their initial growth years.


Dave began his career with the Shell oil company in the UK, before moving into the tech sector. His specializations are in business strategy, business planning, marketing and sales. Furthermore, his experience also covers network project management, IT systems and vendor negotiations. Dave has a BSc (First Class) in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Warwick, England.