IMC was established in 2012 trading as Bank of Telecom ® and IMC provides the international marketplace for telecoms trade to the global community of fixed and mobile operators and sms CPaaS providers.
IMC is backed by its strategic debt partner INVESTEC Bank PLC.
Coincidentally, IMC HQ is in Chelmsford, England, the birth place of telecom following Marconi’s successful radio wave transmission in 1896 and today IMC leads the way as a positive disruptor via automation of the international telecom industry.
Bank of Telecom ® has more than 2,000 members in 2023 and our Members are fixed, mobile operators and wholesalers and CPaaS or sms aggregators of all sizes from around the globe who all need to carry traffic from their customer to an destination handset whether this be volume telephone call traffic or volume sms messages sent and carrier between members across 110+ markets.
Mark J Stewart
CEO and Founder
COO & Founder
Dileep Joseph, COO founded IMC in 2012 with Mark Stewart, CEO and Nithin P. Jose, CTO.
Dileep joined as Operations Director for 4 years before promotion to CTO responsible for all operations and system development a post he held for 3 years before becoming the COO responsible for Technology, IT systems, operations, system development and network operations. Prior to IMC Dileep worked with Mark at Speakeasy Communications Ltd where he was Operations Director of the wholesale carrier. Previously Dileep was Operations manager at GencomTel and Hutcheson 3G where he was a business manager.
Dileep holds a degree in IT and Computing from the University of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Kristina joined IMC in early 2021 as Marketing Manager responsible for all aspects of the companies marketing to promote the Bank of Telecom ® including event management and the Bank of Telecom customer engagement programme. In early 2023 Kristina became Marketing Director of IMC. Previously Kristina worked at Veon the Armenia Mobile operator for 6 years where she rose through the marketing ranks to head Customer Experience Management for the operator.
Kristina holds a BSc in Management, Armenia University, Armeniaand an MSc in Strategic Management, Armenia University, Armenia
As well as a MSc in Data Analytics, University of Hildesheim, Germany
Kristina is also a Doctoral program graduate in ‘Customer excellence improvement in the telecommunications industry’ Armenia University.
Chunyan Shao (Ellen)
Sales Director, SMS
Sales Director, Voice
Toma joined IMC as Regional Sales Manager, Eurasia, Voice in Jan 2020. Promotion to Regional Sales Director Voice Eurasia later that year following excellent sales performance. Toma then opened the Armenia branch and became IMC global Sales Director Voice in June 2021. Previously Toma worked at Voipshop Telecom INC, a leading wholesale carrier for 3 years as International Sales Manager. Previously Toma worked at Globbing the logistics company in charge of Service Delivery.
Toma has BSc in Teaching from Yerevan State University
and a BSC in Commerce and Marketing, French University of Armenia
Toma is a Udemy qualified Project Manager.
Business Development Director
Octavio joined IMC as Sales Director LATAM in Jan 2022 and was promoted to Business Development Director, SMS and Voice for the IMC strategic accounts and Global Leadership Forum partners in August 2022. Previously Octavio was Operations Manager for two years in Go4Mobility the Portuguese operator. Octavio previously worked as a Senior Carrier Relationship Manager for one year at Bankai Group a leading Tier 2 operator. Previously Octavio worked for Ukrainian carrier Lexico as Carrier Relationship Manager for one year after working at CallCaribe Inc for 2 years in the same role. Octavio started his career in the renowned US Carrier PTGI as a regional Sales Manager where he worked for two years.
Octavio holds a BSc in Marketing from Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala
Connie joined IMC in March 2020 as Financial Controller for our voice and sms business. In September 2020 after completion of our audits Connie was made Finance Director responsible for the Finance function and the financial management of the Chilean subsidiary. Connie now runs the day today financial management of the Bank of Telecom marketplace with her team of Financial Controllers. Previously, Connie worked as a management accountant at De La Vali with responsibility for credit control and general management accounting. Previously, Connie was an accountant at Positive Consultants with similar roles at Azimo and Hamleys of London.
Connie holds an MA Business Management and Administration, from Univeristat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
And an MA in Economics for Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Connie also holds a MSC in Economics and Financial Management from Udima Universidad a Distancia de Madrid.
Connia expects to be awarded an ACCA soon (one unit to go!).
Wei Lei Sun (Rachel) joined IMC as Technical Director in February 2018 as an Investor Director under the company HM Work and Pension Entrepreneurial Investment serving as a company Director until 2022. As Technical Director Rachel overseas all SMS Operations globally. Previously Rachel worked in various Electronics companies in China including Taimike Automotive Electronnics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, HP Software Development and Husco-hydraulics (Shanghai) Ltd where Rachel held various IT management positions.
Rachel holds a MSc (Distinction) in Computing, Tongji University, China and MCs in IT from Manchester University, United Kingdom.
Nithin P. Jose
CTO and Founder
Nithin CTO founded IMC with Mark Stewart CEO and Dileep Joseph COO in 2012 as Head of Development responsible for all software development and management. In 2019 Nithin became CTO with responsibility for operations and system development. In 2022 and in addition to his CTO responsibilities Nithin became a Director and the General Manager of the IMC India business.
Nithin holds a Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology from the College of Engineering Kidangoor, India.
Director of Strategic Sales
Boris joined IMC as Regional Sales Manager, Voice & SMS in November 2021 responsible for relationship management and business development with IMCs larger customers. In August 2022 Boris became Director of Strategic Sales and his sales focus is with strategic and GLF customers for IMC.
Previously Boris worked at Alogida for 20 years in senior commercial roles and prior to this he worked in the Venezualan state operator CANTV as Marketing head where he was trained in all aspects telecom.
AWARDS AND ACCREDITATION
Collaborating with industry leaders
“The Bank of Telecom code checking features are a valuable tool for any voice or sms wholesaler”.
Verscom LLC, USA.
“Bank of Telecom automated trading is the fast, efficient way to buy and sell reliable wholesale routes for volume traffic”.
Rahul Sharma, CEO,
United Arab Emirates.
“We use Bank of Telecom to sell our prime routes to the global telecoms market. Its fast efficient and easy to use”.
Nairuhi Galstyan, Co-CEO,
All Time Telecom,
“Bank of Telecom is the fastest way to make the best voice route trades from the global market”.
Bobby Singh, CTO,
Icon Global Ltd,
“Bank of Telecom makes SMS trading much easier because Certified routes can be trade automatically”.
Thea Karapetyan, CEO,
Sirius Networks, Armenia
“The Bank of Telecom marketplace give us access to the market and all the routes are available for instant use”.
Yousuf Makkawala, Chairman,
Saif Communications Pte Ltd,
“Bank of Telecoms marketview allows us to view prices from every mobile network operator to make fast informed commercial decisions”.
131-133 New London Rd,
Chelmsford, CM2 0QT,
Contact: Kristina Ayrapetyan
CENTRAL AMERICA BRANCH
32415 Avenida 16-14, Zona 13,
Guatemala City, 01013
Contact: Paola Orellana Vargas
MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA BRANCH
Jordan Tower #12
Al Thqafa Street,
Contact: Sally Al-NaBulsi
Calle Alcántara 44 Piso 7,
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
Contact: Alan Ward Venegas
Santha Arcade, Anjali Road,
Sankers Hospital Junction,
Kollam, Kerala, India, 691001
Contact: Nithin P. Jose
15/1 Movses Khorenatsi Street
Armenia, Yerevan, 0010
Contact: Tamara Badalyan
131-133 New London Rd,
Chelmsford CM2 0QT,
Contact: Chun Yan Shao (Ellen)
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